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When Volatility Overstays Its Welcome, Opportunity Knocks

August 18, 2022

Elevated volatility is here to stay, and that means many risk assets may become oversold, providing opportunities for investors to profit from mispriced risks.

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Weatherproofing pension plans: What 2022 has brought, wrought and taught

August 15, 2022

June’s decline in funded ratios reinforced the need for pension plan sponsors to de-risk portfolios through higher fixed income allocations.

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CLO and Loan Market Review & Outlook: 2Q22

August 8, 2022

In Q2 2022, US CLO tranches were not immune from the macro volatility and broader market sell-off.

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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CLO and Loan Market Review & Outlook: 2Q22

August 8, 2022

In Q2 2022, US CLO tranches were not immune from the macro volatility and broader market sell-off. Given the high correlation to loan market dynamics, especially at the lower Mezz levels, CLO tranches delivered negative returns* across the board at at -1.42%, - 3.05%, -3.97%, -5.85%, -6.94%, -8.6% for AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB and B rating cohorts, respectively.

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