Looking for lessons in the past can be valuable, but Covid-19 poses a unique challenge for the financial system. Schroders looks at the ways private assets will (or won’t) be affected.
Simple-to-use tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us now to use them, and the climate could benefit.
Institutional investors are showing heightened interest in private assets, notably private equity, infrastructure equity, real estate equity and private corporate debt, new research reveals. David Seex, Schroders’ head of alternatives, Asia Pacific explains why.
Schroders SustainEx: A new measure to quantify social and environmental impacts on corporate balance sheets
Andrew Howard, Schroders’ head of sustainable research, shares the thinking behind Schroders’ proprietary model, SustainEx, which provides a way of quantifying companies’ social and environmental impacts, and the risks they face as those externalities become financial costs.
Facing a world where generating returns could become more challenging, investors are increasingly eyeing new opportunities in emerging markets.
The end of the current growth cycle is looming on the horizon, but choppy market conditions are no reason to be pessimistic, according to Schroders’ Simon Doyle who urges investors to get active because there’s no such thing as a free lunch.