Institutional investors still believe private asset investing comes with extra challenges, but that the diversification and return benefits make it worth their while. A recent Schroders survey identifies notable increases in interest for real estate debt, infrastructure equity and insurance-linked securities.
The region’s investors want to raise their private equity, private debt and infrastructure property to help raise returns amid a bleaker economic outlook, according to a new survey.
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.
Asset owners have been caught between a rock and a hard place. Volatile equity markets are forcing them into fixed income but options are fast dwindling.
AIA’s Group CIO Mark Konyn believes some investors haven't sufficiently considered the governance trade-offs of private assets, or their illiquidity in tougher times.
Asset owners' appetite for illiquid assets has been tempered by several recent blowouts and prompted them to look more closely at fund houses' risk-management processes.