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Market Impact of the CCP Discounting Change to SOFR and What’s Next

November 24, 2020

On October 16, 2020, the central counterparties (CCPs) of the London Clearing House (LCH) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)

Three Tall Skyscrapers

Commercial Real Estate Outlook: The Gap Between Winners and Losers Widens

November 17, 2020

Going forward, being nimble and remaining selective will be critical to identifying attractive new opportunities.

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CMBS and COVID-19: A Blueprint for the Path Ahead

October 8, 2020

Risk across the entire commercial mortgage-backed securities market is being viewed through the narrow lens of two troubled sub-sectors.

The Lost Decade

June 2, 2020

What can corporate plan sponsors learn from the “L” shaped recovery of funded status since the Great Financial Crisis?

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A Holistic Approach to Target Date Design

April 14, 2020

For plan participants, target date funds simplify the complex task of saving and investing for retirement by automatically allocating assets based on each individual’s age and retirement date. 

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Where Insurers Can Capture Uncommon Value Amid Market Dislocation

April 13, 2020

Amid the current market dislocation, higher-quality, more loss remote investments offer attractive spreads and robust risk profiles, a combination that should help insurance investors simultaneously enhance their yield profile and avoid incremental capital strain from negative ratings migration and credit impairments.

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