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Real Estate Pulse

Excess Supply Delaying CRE Upturn 

Despite solid economic growth and stronger than expected employment, first-quarter NCREIF data shows continuing deterioration in unlevered property total return.

About us

LGIM America exists to help people achieve their long-term financial goals and to make a difference in their lives, industries and communities. As a Chicago-based registered investment advisor with $214.7 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2024, we are proud of our commitment to partner with clients. We specialize in the design and management of investment solutions for the US institutional market that address three primary concerns: stabilizing pensions, income for life and sustainable solutions.

Insights

Money Water

Blog: The Liquidity Advantage of IG Private Credit

The perception of illiquidity in IG private credit is driven by the extreme demand from long-term buy and hold investors and most limitations on liquidity stem from bondholders lacking an interest in selling—stated simply, it is easy to sell but very difficult to buy.

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Investment Outlook: How 2024's US Election Redefines Boundaries

As is always the case, pinpointing the precise moment when elections start to matter to markets is a challenge. While it would be unusual to see evidence more than six months in advance, the recent rise in long-maturity US Treasuries could be an early indication of election-related fiscal risk.

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Blog: SDOFI Takes the Cake in Today’s Fixed Income Regime

In the last two years the Fed increased rates at the fastest pace in 40 years, which has led to a challenging environment for fixed income returns. However, our Short Duration Opportunistic Fixed Income (SDOFI) strategy is designed to preserve capital and produce positive returns across multitude of environments, where it has been in line with expectations since 2009.

News and media

TradeTalks

Nasdaq TradeTalks: The Direction of the US Economy

Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Head of Multi-Sector Fixed Income & Investment Strategy, sat down with Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss the direction of the US economy and implications to consider in a higher-for-longer rate and inflation environment.

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The Journal of Portfolio Management Features Revanta Pawar

In the article, Revanta Pawar, Portfolio Manager in the Portfolio Solutions group, describes a new framework for isolating the contribution to a given portfolio metric – volatility, for instance – of each of the constituent asset-time period pair building blocks that informs its measurement.

CIO Award

2023 CIO Industry Innovation Award - Public Fixed Income

CIO has selected LGIM America as the 2023 Industry Innovation Award winner for Public Fixed Income. The CIO awards centered on allocators driving change and enhancing institutional fund performance and the service providers driving innovation in institutional investing.1

Climate Impact Pledge

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We believe climate change is an important systemic risk to our clients’ portfolios. Since 2016, we have encouraged companies to transition to a net-zero economy through our Climate Impact Pledge. Today, we launch our eighth annual report, which outlines how we have been supporting companies in scaling up their climate ambitions and engaging to drive positive change.

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1. Chief Investment Officer, 2023 Asset Management & Service Providers survey. Nominees are anonymously submitted by their peers across the industry. Finalists and winners are chosen from the nominee pool by the CIO editorial team in conjunction with an advisory board of former and current CIOS. LGIMA did not compensate CIO for its award. https://www.ai-cio.com/news/cio-announces-2023-industry-innovation-award-winners. This award does not imply that LGIMA will or has been successful in its product offerings or services.

2. P&I listed LGIMA as one of the “Best Places to Work in Money Management” for 100-499 employees. LGIMA did not compensate Pension & Investments for this award. More detailed information regarding the survey methodology and tabulation of results can be found at: https://lnkd.in/esgadGYu.

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