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De gezondheidszorg speelt een hoofdrol in private equity

De gezondheidszorg speelt een hoofdrol in private equity

🕔07:13, 13.Jun 2022

De door Covid-19 geïnspireerde technologische revolutie in de gezondheidszorg kan nieuwe kansen creëren voor beleggers in private markten. Zelfs voordat Covid-19 zich over de hele wereld verspreidde, werd de mensheid geconfronteerd met een aantal ernstige gezondheidsbedreigingen. Vervuiling doodt meer dan

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A Year for the Record Books

A Year for the Record Books

🕔14:24, 17.May 2022

The Private Equity Market in 2021: The Allure of Growth In a record-breaking year, private equity investors made it plain that it’s not just about buyout anymore. By just about any measure, private equity set a remarkable new standard for

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Building Asymmetry in Portfolios

Building Asymmetry in Portfolios

🕔12:52, 11.May 2022

Monthly Investment Outlook: Global activity slowed down in late December and should remain moderate in Q1-22. The Omicron impact was limited to a few services, but disruption remained in place in …

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Corporate Pension Peer Analysis

Corporate Pension Peer Analysis

🕔09:05, 26.Apr 2022

In brief Our proprietary analysis of trends among the 100 largest corporate pensions by assets found that the 2021 headline funded status is finally approaching full funding 13 years after the global financial crisis (GFC), with more than 70% of

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Keeping up with climate change

Keeping up with climate change

🕔08:04, 13.Apr 2022

The third year of the Covid crisis began with renewed concerns over the interplay between surging inflation and an economic recovery contingent on concerns over policy tightening, a trend further accelerated by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. While we collectively gather ourselves

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De invloed van het corona steunen herstelpakket op het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven

De invloed van het corona steunen herstelpakket op het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven

🕔21:49, 7.Apr 2022

Deze DNB analyse is een vervolg op een eerdere publicatie, waarin een inschatting werd gemaakt van de financiële positie van het Nederlandse Midden en Kleinbedrijf (mkb) begin 2021 (de Winter en Volkerink, 2021). Deze analyse verdiept de eerdere studie door

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Global Sustainable Outcomes – Q4 2021

Global Sustainable Outcomes – Q4 2021

🕔16:04, 5.Apr 2022

While the word inflation again dominated markets over Q4 2021, a new word rivalled it by December: Omicron. This Covid-19 mutation was identified by South African scientists and soon it was spreading fast. The world flew into a panic, banning

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US Property Investing Challenged by Rising Interest Rates and War Turbulence

US Property Investing Challenged by Rising Interest Rates and War Turbulence

🕔10:46, 5.Apr 2022

At the end of 2021, US commercial property investors were contemplating prospects for an easing Covid -19 threat in the year ahead along with still-strong economic growth accompanied by tightening interest rates to quell inflation. As often happens, it’s not

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Latin America: Navigating Shifting Political Winds

Latin America: Navigating Shifting Political Winds

🕔15:45, 4.Apr 2022

After a relatively limited election cycle across Latin America (Latam) in 2020, 2021 will surely go down in history as one of the most dramatic years for the region. Shockwaves were created in numerous elections and traditional parties saw their

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Recovery in Europe

Recovery in Europe

🕔14:58, 29.Mar 2022

In spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic throughout 2021, European equity markets were buoyant, recovering well from the extreme volatility of the previous year. The S&P Europe 350® was up 26.1% in 2021.

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Portfolio INSIGHTS Global Asset Allocation Views 2Q 2022

Portfolio INSIGHTS Global Asset Allocation Views 2Q 2022

🕔14:40, 28.Mar 2022

Global Asset Allocation Views In brief Tighter monetary policy, the war in Ukraine, and lingering inflation combine to put the brakes on global growth. We do not expect a global recession in 2022 but see European growth slowing to near

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Another Covid-19 winter may prolong feast and famine for US CRE

Another Covid-19 winter may prolong feast and famine for US CRE

🕔15:20, 23.Mar 2022

US CRE Market Insights – March 2022: Recently released fourth quarter and annual 2021 US CRE investment performance data show a continuing pattern of feast or famine across the four major sectors. Feasting in the industrial sector has produced a

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Selloff fueled by foreign outflow, but might be overdone

Selloff fueled by foreign outflow, but might be overdone

🕔16:00, 22.Mar 2022

Market review: Refreshed regulatory uncertainties and lingering geopolitical tensions, coupled with weaker-thanexpected February macro data, provoked the biggest weekly see-off of offshore Chinese equities since the depth of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Growth names slumped by the most,

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War made the State

War made the State

🕔16:35, 21.Mar 2022

Major political economy shifts often coincide with wars or preparation of wars. They do not simply affect how resources are affected to defend against external threats. They also shape priorities on civil spending to maximize internal social cohesion. Building a

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Barometer: Wanneer conflicten uitbreken, leidt kalme reflectie tot uitwijkacties

Barometer: Wanneer conflicten uitbreken, leidt kalme reflectie tot uitwijkacties

🕔08:05, 18.Mar 2022

De Russische invasie van Oekraïne heeft tot ernstig tumult op de markten geleid. Maar de economische gevolgen van het conflict lijken beheersbaar. Net wanneer de Covid-19-crisis begint af te nemen, breekt er een conflict in Oekraïne uit. De vraag die

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7 ESG trends driving the investment agenda

7 ESG trends driving the investment agenda

🕔09:34, 11.Mar 2022

The pandemic might have slowed global growth, but momentum around ESG investing continues to gather pace – and 2022 is undoubtedly going to be another busy year. Explore the issues and trends that we predict will define ESG investing this

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Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

🕔08:37, 7.Mar 2022

Emerging market debt (in USD terms) experienced a tepid start to 2022 as a sell-off in US Treasuries put pressure on a range of risk assets. This included EM local rates, depressing both local and hard currency returns. Concerns around

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Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

🕔15:18, 1.Mar 2022

Emerging market debt (in USD terms) experienced a tepid start to 2022 as a sell-off in US Treasuries put pressure on a range of risk assets. This included EM local rates, depressing both local and hard currency returns. Concerns around

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Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

🕔08:41, 25.Feb 2022

Outlook 2022: As we head into a new year, it’s clear in hindsight that the market downturn of 2020 was short-lived and entirely related to the COVID-19 outbreak. In my view, that means the powerful upswing in equity prices since

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U.S. Housing and Mortgages Shine Consistently Through Today’s Uncertainty

U.S. Housing and Mortgages Shine Consistently Through Today’s Uncertainty

🕔16:59, 22.Feb 2022

As the U.S. economy climbs out of the pandemic doldrums, U.S. housing lays a solid foundation for sustainable value creation While the U.S. economy spent much of 2021 battling its way out of the pandemic-induced doldrums, the U.S. housing market

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Europe: 6 reasons for higher inflation and faster growth

Europe: 6 reasons for higher inflation and faster growth

🕔10:17, 18.Feb 2022

Against the spectre of soaring energy prices, labour shortages and supply chain constraints, a question that has arisen in the US has landed firmly on European shores: will inflation continue to rise and how persistent will it be? The prevailing

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Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

🕔15:47, 15.Feb 2022

Emerging market debt (in USD terms) experienced a tepid start to 2022 as a sell-off in US Treasuries put pressure on a range of risk assets. This included EM local rates, depressing both local and hard currency returns. Concerns around

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Meta-belegging

Meta-belegging

🕔13:56, 15.Feb 2022

De metaverse biedt een nieuwe wereld van beleggingskansen op het gebied van sociale media, ecommerce, leren op afstand en werken. Zin om op een zwoele zomerdag met een oude vriend aan de oevers van de Seine te gaan lopen? Misschien

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EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

🕔10:52, 12.Feb 2022

The gap between emerging market (EM) inflation over developed market (DM) inflation has remained contained this time, in part due to weak economic conditions, muted domestic credit creation and proactive EM central banks. Tighter EM financial conditions should anchor longer

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Preparing for an inflection in monetary policies looking ahead

Preparing for an inflection in monetary policies looking ahead

🕔11:26, 11.Feb 2022

MONTHLY INVESTMENT OUTLOOK Volatility returned to both equity and bond markets in November and December as equities exited earnings season and markets began to prepare for a change in Fed policies looking ahead. These pivots come amidst a renewed acceleration

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2022 US Macro Outlook

2022 US Macro Outlook

🕔08:38, 11.Feb 2022

The Wildcard. The key factor to variability around real growth at 4% will be the ultimate path of Covid-19. This was prevalent during the ’21 recovery that witnessed a large hiccup when the Delta variant emerged. This is also what

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COVID and Inflation Seen Driving Pace of Fed Tightening in 2022

COVID and Inflation Seen Driving Pace of Fed Tightening in 2022

🕔12:58, 2.Feb 2022

“The hawkish December FOMC minutes released in early January suggested rate hikes ‘sooner or at a faster pace’ than previously expected, while also raising forecasted inflation to 2.6% in 2022 — an increase over the 2.2% projected last September. There

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Gezonde steden

Gezonde steden

🕔12:00, 28.Jan 2022

De Covid-19-pandemie heeft onze aandacht gevestigd op het belang van gezondheid. Goed ontworpen en goed onderhouden steden spelen daarin een belangrijke rol. Bij slimme steden gaat het niet alleen om robotica en futuristisch design. Om echt slim te zijn, moeten

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Positivity comes with volatility for municipals in 2022

Positivity comes with volatility for municipals in 2022

🕔14:30, 25.Jan 2022

Following on the heels of a tumultuous year, 2021 featured both a recovery and new risks as the world continued to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. The S&P Municipal Bond Index finished 2021 with a gain of 1.77% as demand

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Investing in a Fast-Moving Cycle

Investing in a Fast-Moving Cycle

🕔10:15, 24.Jan 2022

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Peak fiscal policy support, and therefore peak real GDP growth, was likely realized in 2021, and the global economy now appears to be rapidly progressing toward late-cycle dynamics. Monetary policy in most regions has shifted course toward

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Playbook for a shifting economic landscape

Playbook for a shifting economic landscape

🕔14:58, 18.Jan 2022

2022 Global Market Outlook: Despite headwinds from the pandemic, the global economic recovery still appears on track – but inflation risks have risen. In 2022, investors will need to watch what fiscal and monetary policymakers do to try to stem price pressures while

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Investment views for uncertain times

Investment views for uncertain times

🕔11:57, 18.Jan 2022

One year after the discovery of anti-Covid vaccines, financial markets will soon have left (or slowly leaving) the pandemic behind. The economy has not.  This is demonstrated by the numerous disruptions among supply chains, on labour markets or on commodity

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Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

🕔11:49, 18.Jan 2022

De omikronvariant van het coronavirus heeft misschien tot meer beperkingen geleid, maar het economische herstel blijft niettemin veerkrachtig. De aandelen lijken dan ook niet kwetsbaar voor een correctie. Asset-allocatie: De omikronvariant zal het herstel waarschijnlijk niet doen ontsporen Een nieuw

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Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

🕔09:50, 17.Jan 2022

De omikronvariant van het coronavirus heeft misschien tot meer beperkingen geleid, maar het economische herstel blijft niettemin veerkrachtig. De aandelen lijken dan ook niet kwetsbaar voor een correctie. Een nieuw jaar, oude problemen? De snel verspreidende omikronvariant heeft geleid …

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The Big Book of Trends & Thematic Investing

The Big Book of Trends & Thematic Investing

🕔13:03, 15.Jan 2022

For hundreds of millions of people, March 2020 was a watershed. Within days, the Covid19 pandemic had triggered powerful shockwaves across the world. Entire populations were put under strict lockdown measures almost overnight. Planes were grounded; and restaurants, museums and

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Omicron variant: Fixed Income sector impacts

Omicron variant: Fixed Income sector impacts

🕔14:21, 14.Jan 2022

Energy: Most of the companies that survived the initial shocks last year are now leaner with lower cost profiles, lower debt leverage metrics, lower capital spending, and have exhibited flexibility around shareholder distributions, all of which has contributed to stronger

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Central banks: a successful hawkish turn

Central banks: a successful hawkish turn

🕔16:34, 10.Jan 2022

Omicron uncertainty; inflation certainty The resurgence of the virus cycle, central banks’ reactions to high inflation figures, and Evergrande’s unavoidable default have led to some volatility in the market, but these issues have not caused any major disruption. In the

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China: The factors behind weaker growth in 2022

China: The factors behind weaker growth in 2022

🕔10:43, 3.Jan 2022

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Chinese economy is facing headwinds leading into 2022, including: 1) Ongoing regulatory crackdown; 2) Exposure to COVID outbreaks; 3) A slump in the housing sector; and 4) Power shortages over the winter months. As a result and

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It is time to find out which companies have been swimming naked

It is time to find out which companies have been swimming naked

🕔12:10, 31.Dec 2021

A little bit over a year ago, President Biden was elected, and the cyclical recovery rally kicked into gear. Low-quality stocks (lower profitability, higher debt) that had particularly suffered earlier in 2020, benefitted the most and outperformed all other parts

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Will the renminbi surprise the market?

Will the renminbi surprise the market?

🕔12:11, 29.Dec 2021

Chi Time China’s exchange rate policy favours a stable renminbi. However, the positive factors that have boosted the Chinese currency are turning negative, leading to some views that the renminbi should weaken in 2022. They include an expected decline in

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Inflatie – Terug naar normaal?

Inflatie – Terug naar normaal?

🕔12:13, 28.Dec 2021

Als er één economisch onderwerp de krantenkoppen beheerst, dan is het wel inflatie. De media staan er vol van. En terecht. We moeten terug naar begin jaren tachtig om soortgelijke hoge percentages te zien. In dit artikel zullen we ingaan

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Receding pressure on supply

Receding pressure on supply

🕔08:41, 27.Dec 2021

Macro outlook: Compression, decompression, absorption Key points We expect pressure on global supply to gradually decline, contributing to a slowdown in inflation This would allow central banks to maintain a prudent approach to the pace of policy normalization It has

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Positions: the equity beta of the portfolio was increased

Positions: the equity beta of the portfolio was increased

🕔16:52, 22.Dec 2021

Multi-asset market outlook  While inflation in the US hit a new high in November, stagflationary fears have substantially eased. The pick-up in economic momentum visible in the employment numbers and the purchasing manager’s survey have both eased growth concerns. Of

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A bumpy ride higher for equities

A bumpy ride higher for equities

🕔10:00, 21.Dec 2021

We entered 2021 with the prospect of new vaccines taming Covid-19 and that effort proved transformative in developed markets. The coronavirus persists, however, and its impact will continue to be felt in 2022 as the pandemic plays out. New therapies

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2022 Outlook: The recovery continues in the near term

2022 Outlook: The recovery continues in the near term

🕔16:25, 16.Dec 2021

From pandemic to endemic  IN SHORT Although lower than in 2021, we expect growth to remain above its long-term target Inflation should broadly subside over the course of next year as supply-demand mismatches get resolved and labour market tightness eases

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There Arose Such A Clatter

There Arose Such A Clatter

🕔15:45, 16.Dec 2021

Just one year ago, COVID-19 vaccines were not yet approved, gatherings were restricted amid surging cases, many schools and offices remained closed, and thoughts of moving past the pandemic seemed as realistic as visions of sugar plums. The transformation seen

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Global Sustainable Outcomes – Q3 2021

Global Sustainable Outcomes – Q3 2021

🕔11:39, 16.Dec 2021

We’re now seeing the economic consequences of shutting down the world and then hitting the restart button. As most economies re-open, demand for goods and services has largely recovered to pre-Covid levels, however supply chains have remained under stress. What

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Barometer: Geen reden voor paniek over de pandemie

Barometer: Geen reden voor paniek over de pandemie

🕔08:55, 16.Dec 2021

Hoewel de financiële markten zich zorgen maken over de opkomst van de Omicron-variant van het coronavirus, moeten beleggers niet panikeren. De economieën zijn beter uitgerust om een nieuwe golf van besmettingen aan te kunnen. Risicovollere activaklassen noteren tegen of dicht

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Inflation: No time to panic

Inflation: No time to panic

🕔14:36, 15.Dec 2021

Interest rates have been historically low for more than a decade, dampened by the flood of monetary stimulus introduced in the wake of the global financial crisis. In 2022 we expect this to change. As we move towards economic recovery

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Reshaping the European Union Spotlight

Reshaping the European Union Spotlight

🕔12:30, 15.Dec 2021

The European Union experienced a deep recession during the pandemic but also used it as an opportunity to demonstrate its ability to take strong, concerted action and to bounce back, all amidst the redrawing of Europe’s economic and political …

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