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Excess Capital Yield: A Better Framework for Value Investing

September 12, 2022

Voya’s large cap value team believes that excess capital yield (ECY) provides a holistic view of the amount of capital a company has available to create value.

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Finding Value in (Big) Data

July 22, 2022

Big data is fueling, informing and empowering businesses globally.

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Insurance Themes: Making the Pivot for an Economy in Transition

July 19, 2022

Should higher risk-free rates and wider risk premia change the investment approach of balance sheet investors? No…and yes.

Excess Capital Yield: A Better Framework for Value Investing

September 12, 2022

Voya’s large cap value team believes that excess capital yield (ECY) provides a holistic view of the amount of capital a company has available to create value. We apply our ECY framework to evaluate stocks from a relative value perspective and construct a diversified portfolio with a higher yield than the benchmark.

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Q&A: Liquidity in Commercial Mortgage Loans

August 30, 2022

Commercial mortgage loans (CMLs) have a track record of strong, differentiated returns that have made them an effective way to diversify institutional fixed income portfolios. Given the historical frictions in CML transactions, many investors assume the asset class is illiquid. However, technologies and platforms to connect buyers and sellers have improved significantly since the 2008 financial crisis. The resulting liquidity has made it easier for institutional investors to access CMLs in a broader range of investment vehicles, including pooled accounts such as collective investment trusts.

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Voya Views: How are E, S and G evolving?

August 24, 2022

Listen in as Jim Dorment (head of value and portfolio manager) and Laura Kane (head of ESG research) gather to peel back the layers on key topics facing ESG investors today.

How are E, S and G evolving? takes a look at critical changes in how investors assess each component of environment, social and governance factors. It’s not enough to focus (rightly) on the low-carbon transition—there are issues of labor disruptions caused by the transition to consider as well.  

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Voya Views: Do ESG critics have a point?

August 24, 2022

Taking the tough questions head on, Do ESG critics have a point? raises issues such as ESG’s recent underperformance (and the problem with generalizing issues about ESG), the veracity of impact investing and the troubling lack of clarity on ESG product labeling.

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Finding Value in (Big) Data

July 22, 2022

Big data is fueling, informing and empowering businesses globally. As growth-oriented investors, we see opportunities in best-in-class companies that are creating the technologies driving big data services.

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