The Rise Of The Emerging Market Consumer: Regional Perspectives, Global Opportunities
The emerging market consumer is enjoying unprecedented levels of spending power and by 2050 emerging markets will be home to two thirds of global consumption. Our panel of global emerging market investment specialists share their local insights and perspectives on this worldwide phenomenon and it’s impact on regional investment opportunities.
Overview EM Corps Vision 2020: Memores Acti, Prudentes Future
The world is experiencing a gradual shift in its economic center of gravity as emerging and developed markets converge. Calling on their extensive experience, our EM Corporate Debt team creates hypothetical, but plausible, pictures of the debt markets in the year 2020.
Can Japan Make a Paradigm Shift?
Our Japan equity team discusses the shifting political winds in Japan, and what that means for its economy. The team evaluates looming changes to the makeup of the Bank of Japan, public spending and free trade agreements and their impact on the political landscape and capital markets.
Latin America Equity: Dispelling the Myths of the Andean Pumas
Our Latin American equity team discusses how the Andean Pumas – Colombia, Peru and Chile – are changing the investment landscape.
Breaking the Passive Paradox: The Case for Quantitative Enhanced Indexing
Our equity team explores how currently popular passive equity investment options may actually be destroying value and how value can be created through quantitative enhanced indexing approaches.
Look No Further: Global Credit Exposure Through Actively Managed USD-Denominated Investment Grade Credit
Investment grade fixed income has always been a key component in well diversified investment portfolios. Over the last several years, the asset class has gained even more traction, as the increased volatility witnessed during the global financial crisis has driven investors to seek more stable portfolio returns.
Approaching Distressed Opportunities In Europe Through Hedge
The confluence of the European sovereign debt crisis and the EBA’s stress test results may usher in a new era of distressed investing targeting Europe. This distressed investing will be different from the classic version, which is typically triggered by corporations filing for bankruptcy, as witnessed during 2008/2009. The European situation is an event being triggered by sovereign debt crisis, banking liquidity and solvency crisis and not by corporate defaults.
The Importance of Hedge Funds in Emerging Markets
Our Hedge Fund Solutions Group argues that investors seeking emerging markets exposure should consider an active hedge fund strategy to complement their private equity portfolios.
Looking Beyond GEM: Optimizing Global Emerging Markets Equity Exposure Through Targeted Regional Allocation
Over the past few years, investors have been increasingly keen to expose more of their portfolios to the emerging markets growth story. This has commonly been achieved by making a single allocation to global emerging market (GEM) equity strategies, broadly reflecting the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EM Index) - small wonder, given the perceived geographic and sectoral complexity within this asset class.
Dynamic Asset Allocation
As the Global Financial Crisis has sprung asset allocation back into focus, our team explores various allocation ideologies and details the merits of the Capital Market Line approach.
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