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Published by: Prudential Real Estate Investors
Investments in commercial real estate present a compelling opportunity for investors seeking attractive risk-adjusted returns. As optimism for the global economy increases, Prudential Real Estate Investors expects higher growth, value-add real estate strategies to grow in prominence among investors and lenders.
Published by: Ernst & Young LLP
Volatile market returns and depressed interest rates combined to make managing defined benefit plans challenging. This paper by Ernst & Young LLP, commissioned by Pacific Life Insurance Company, is a comparison of the various solutions available to plan sponsors.
Published by: OppenheimerFunds
Risk is not a burden to bear. Itís a byproduct of active investing and a tool to tap opportunities that a passive strategy doesn't seek. Taking risk is not the same as using it actively toward a set of objectives.
SURVEYING THE WORLD Making the Most of Global Allocations Requires A Deeper Look into Individual Companies and Markets
Published by: Aberdeen Asset Management
Download Aberdeen Asset Management's survey and white paper and get a deep dive into global perceptions of corporate governance, macroeconomic expectations over the next 10 years by region, use of actively managed strategies, currency hedging practices, and much, much more.
Published by: Manning & Napier
This paper, a collaboration with Fred Reish and Bruce Ashton, discusses how plan demographics and sponsor goals may influence the QDIA selection process.
Published by: INTECH
The performance of a portfolio reflects the manager's investment process and their ability to control trading costs. This paper discusses some of the measurement tools and best practices used to help constrain trading costs, both of which are critical to potentially achieving the highest returns and preserving alpha.
Published by: Russell Investments
Smart beta poses an interesting opportunity and challenge for asset owners, managers and consultants as the industry discussion evolves. This report of survey findings provides insights into the asset owner evaluation process and outlook on smart beta.
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