Barings has held hundreds of LPAC seats over the past 25+ years investing across private markets—mitigating conflicts of interests, and recommending best practices to GPs and LPs. As the landscape has evolved, we’ve seen several trends arise—and offer the following insights.
Historically, growth and value have behaved differently across varying market environments, suggesting that investors may benefit from having a strategic allocation to both styles of investing. We build a case for why there’s a place for both in a portfolio.
In this podcast, we explore ESG investing, why its popularity has grown, the role it plays in a portfolio and what actions advisors can take to implement socially-responsible directives for their clients.
Find out how Hermes’ in-house stewardship team, Hermes Equity Ownership Service (EOS), seeks to benefit shareholders around the world through engagement.
Whether a true believer in ESG investing or new to the concept, benefit from a deeper understanding on how ESG integration generates risk-adjusted returns.
ESG Investing includes the analysis of environmental, social and corporate governance risk factors into the investment process to gain a more expansive view of the risks faced by companies and the impact of these factors on potential returns.
The US equity market staged a comeback during the first four months of 2019, posting gains of 19% and allaying investors’ market apprehensions.
Female representation at senior levels of corporate leadership has experienced little change, despite increased workforce participation.
We thought it might be interesting to take a look at the shifts advisors made in managed account investment programs in 2018. We wanted to see where assets moved and which programs were favored.
By integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their portfolios, investors are increasingly recognizing they can go beyond conventional financial criteria and invest in companies whose emphasis on corporate citizenship matches their own values. Yet even the staunchest proponent of ESG investing acknowledges the importance of financial criteria. How, specifically, can we combine traditional and ESG research to achieve investment objectives surrounding risk, return and ESG performance?
Jim Patrick, Group President of Envestnet | PMC, talks about the tremendous growth of impact investing and how it is not just an Earth Day phenomenon.