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03/14/2017

The Great Target Date Debate: Active or Passive?

By Paul Zemsky, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions

Active or passive? It’s one of the biggest decisions facing plan fiduciaries evaluating target date strategies. Yet too often this complex decision is boiled down to a narrow discussion about fees. But what does empirical evidence have to say about going active versus passive? The answer – it depends.

03/10/2017

Wall of Maturity, Wave of Opportunity: Why Investors Should Consider Commercial Bridge Loans

By Chris Gorman, Head of Structured Finance

Near-term loan maturities in the commercial mortgage-backed securities market and increased regulations are creating compelling investment opportunities in commercial real estate bridge loans.

02/23/2017

An Underappreciated Asset Class: A Case for SMID Cap Growth

By James Hasso, Head of U.S. Small Cap and Portfolio Manager

For investors running up against capacity constraints in small-cap, the SMID-cap growth universe may provide the best of both worlds: exposure across market caps with the potential for greater returns with less risk and more liquidity.

02/23/2017

Disappearing LIBOR Floors Simplify the Investment Case for Senior Loans

By Jeff Bakalar, Managing Director and Group Head of the Senior Loan Group

With the Fed signaling as many as three interest-rate increases in 2017, disappearing LIBOR floors represent another compelling reason to consider an allocation to senior bank loans.

01/26/2017

Another Tailwind for Credit Risk Transfer?

By Dave Goodson, Head of Securitized Investments, Fixed Income

Recent developments in the insurance space should be a positive for liquidity dynamics in the Credit Risk Transfer sector going forward.

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