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May 17, 2018

PGIM deepens presence in Latin America through partnership with one of Chile’s largest asset managers, Banchile Administradora General de Fondos S.A.

NEWARK, N.J., May 17, 2018 - PGIM has entered into a partnership with Banchile Administradora General de Fondos S.A. (“Banchile AGF”), one of the largest asset managers in Chile. The partnership will provide local investors in Chile access to a number of PGIM Investments’ UCITS funds as well as direct real estate strategies through PGIM Real Estate. This agreement significantly expands PGIM’s presence in the region as it continues its global growth.

May 09, 2018

Tussle between globalization, nationalism creates new risks for investors, PGIM says

NEWARK, N.J., May 09, 2018 - The escalating tussle between globalization and nationalism could have profound implications for global financial markets, traditional investment frameworks and developed market geopolitical risk analysis, says a new report from PGIM, Inc., the investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 01, 2018

Kunal Patel joins PGIM Fixed Income’s London office

LONDON, May 1, 2018 - PGIM Fixed Income today announced that Kunal Patel, CFA, has joined the firm’s London office, as a vice president covering U.K. pension funds, insurance companies and consultants. Patel will report to Sarah McMullen, Principal, head of U.K. Client Advisory.

April 17, 2018

Ken Poliziani named PGIM’s chief marketing officer, to lead global brand growth

NEWARK, N.J., April 17, 2018 - PGIM today announced that Ken Poliziani has joined the firm as its first chief marketing officer. In his new role, Poliziani will be responsible for building on the strength and reputation of the overall PGIM brand as the company continues its global growth. PGIM, Inc., among the world’s top 10 asset managers with $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017, is the global investment management businesses of U.S.-based Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

April 16, 2018

PGIM Fixed Income Q2 outlook: At cruising altitude with seat belts at the ready

The second quarter 2018 edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook leads off with “Air Pockets at Cruising Speed—Welcome to QT” by Robert Tipp, CFA, chief investment strategist and head of Global Bonds. In examining some prevalent market concerns, including quantitative tightening, Tipp provides some perspective on how investors might consider these issues after Q1’s volatility.

April 10, 2018

PGIM Investments enters the active ETF market with fixed income strategy

NEWARK, N.J., April 10, 2018 - PGIM Investments has entered the exchange-traded fund space with the launch of the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF (NYSE ARCA:PULS). The fund is a diversified, fixed income, actively managed ETF that aims to deliver current income and capital appreciation with a focus on managing risk. PGIM Investments is the worldwide distributor of retail products for PGIM, Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)—a top 10 asset manager globally.

April 05, 2018

PGIM Fixed Income announces leadership changes to its US bank loan team

NEWARK, N.J., April 05, 2018 - PGIM Fixed Income today announced that Brian Juliano, managing director, will be named head of the U.S. bank loan portfolio management team upon the retirement of Joe Lemanowicz later this year. Juliano has co-headed the team with Lemanowicz since September 2017. Juliano will continue to report to Robert Cignarella, managing director and head of Global Leveraged Finance.

April 04, 2018

PGIM Real Estate acquires 75 percent interest in York & George development

SYDNEY, April 3, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has agreed to acquire a 75 percent interest in the prime retail and commercial component of the York & George mixed-use project, currently under development by Fife Capital at 383 George Street, Sydney. 

March 29, 2018

Don’t fear inflation’s impending arrival, PGIM leaders say

The inflation that the Federal Reserve has been expecting will arrive soon, but it’s not likely to gallop away with the economy, says PGIM’s leadership.

March 20, 2018

Howard Nowell joins PGIM Institutional Relationship Group in London

LONDON, March 20, 2018 - Howard Nowell has joined PGIM as managing director of the company’s Institutional Relationship Group in London, committed to serving large institutional clients in the U.K. and Europe and establishing new relationships throughout the region.

March 19, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Finance and NYSTRS provide $1.1 billion loan for nationwide industrial portfolio

CHICAGO, March 19, 2018 - PGIM Real Estate Finance and the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) have provided $1.1 billion in financing for the acquisition of a 146-property industrial portfolio. PGIM Real Estate Finance is the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

March 12, 2018

PGIM Real Estate signs agreement to acquire M Campus in Meudon, Paris

PARIS, March 12, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has signed an agreement to acquire M Campus, a 45,000-square-meter office campus in Meudon, on the outskirts of Paris.

March 05, 2018

The Board of Directors of Prudential Funds adds independent director to its open-end mutual fund board

NEWARK, N.J., March 5, 2018 – Brian Reid has been elected as an independent director effective March 1 for open-end mutual funds offered by PGIM Investments, the $100 billion1 global manufacturer and fund distributor of PGIM. PGIM is the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

February 21, 2018

Prudential Capital Group provides $13.5 billion in 2017 as global middle market capital needs continue to rise

CHICAGO, February 21, 2018 - Prudential Capital Group announced today it has met the growing capital needs of middle market companies by providing $13.5 billion of senior debt and junior capital to more than 220 companies globally in 2017. Prudential Capital Group is a leading source of private capital for public and private companies and the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1.2 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

February 14, 2018

PGIM Real Estate exceeds $14 billion in 2017 transactions worldwide

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate completed more than $14 billion in transactions worldwide in 2017 on behalf of institutional investors, including investments in real estate equity and debt and property dispositions.

February 12, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Finance provides nearly $15 billion in financing in 2017

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate Finance originated $14.8 billion in financing in 2017 led by production in multifamily and industrial lending. PGIM Real Estate Finance is the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

February 09, 2018

PGIM Real Estate sells Rock Square in Guangzhou, China

HONG KONG, Feb. 9, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has sold Rock Square, a shopping mall in Guangzhou, China, on behalf of institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 25, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Hires Lisa Davis to lead impact initiatives; new program taps cross-enterprise expertise

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 – Lisa Davis has joined PGIM Real Estate as an executive director and portfolio manager to lead its impact-oriented real estate investment initiatives focused on affordable housing and transformative developments in the United States.

January 24, 2018

Prudential Total Return Bond Fund portfolio managers named Morningstar Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year

NEWARK, N.J.--()--PGIM Investments is proud to announce that the PGIM Fixed Income portfolio managers of the Prudential Total Return Bond Fund (PDBZX) have been named Morningstar’s 2017 Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year. PGIM Investments is the global retail manufacturer and distributor of PGIM, Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) – a top 10 asset manager globally.1

January 24, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Finance adds Robert Younkin, Garrett Meyers to multifamily originations team

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate Finance has expanded its multifamily originations team with the additions of Robert Younkin and Garrett Meyers to its Western U.S. team. PGIM Real Estate Finance is the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 22, 2018

QMA’s 2018 outlook sees continued global growth

After a year that saw the S&P 500 Index return more than 20%, QMA predicts stocks will again outpace bonds in 2018 — potentially by a very wide margin. While QMA's base case, outlined in its 2018 Outlook & Review "Goldilocks Growth and the Missing Bears," calls for S&P returns in the 10% range, the firm envisions scenarios that could have 2018 nearly matching 2017's surprise breakout year for equities.

January 19, 2018

PGIM Investments renames fund family to PGIM Funds

NEWARK, N.J., January 19, 2018 - PGIM Investments announced today that it will be renaming its domestic fund platform to PGIM Funds. Effective on June 11, 2018, retail domestic fund names will no longer include “Prudential” and will be branded “PGIM.” Renaming the funds more closely aligns them to the firm, which was renamed PGIM Investments in April 2017. PGIM Investments is the global retail manufacturer and distributor of PGIM Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) – a top 10 asset manager globally.

January 16, 2018

PGIM Fixed Income Q1 Outlook: When Fiscal and Monetary Policies Diverge

The two diverging factors set to unfold in 2018—a broad loosening of U.S. fiscal policy countered by gradually tightening monetary policies among some of the world’s major central banks—underscore investors’ challenge of recognizing directional cues throughout the year. PGIM Fixed Income’s Q1 2018 Outlook examines what these signals might look like across the fixed income markets, the global economy, and the various corporate sectors.

January 10, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Sells Waterfront Place in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Jan. 10, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has sold Waterfront Place, an office property in Shanghai, China, on behalf of Asia Property Fund (ASPF) III. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 05, 2018

PGIM experts: Corporate spending will determine tax reform’s effect

The success of the most far-reaching U.S. tax overhaul in decades will depend on whether American companies invest their tax windfall on expanding hiring and production capacity or save it for dividends and share buybacks that, while they increase shareholder value, do little for economic growth, according to three PGIM thought leaders.

January 04, 2018

PGIM Real Estate announces leadership appointments

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2018 – Following the planned retirement of Kevin R. Smith, PGIM Real Estate has announced key Americas leadership roles for Cathy Marcus and Alfonso Munk effective January 1. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

December 06, 2017

PGIM Real Estate acquires Tower at One Greenway apartment community in Boston

BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2017PGIM Real Estate has acquired the Tower at One Greenway, a 21-story Class A apartment community in Downtown Boston, on behalf of institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

December 05, 2017

PGIM Real Estate Finance provides $48.1 million HUD loan for Vistas at Jackson Creek in Colorado

MONUMENT, COLO., Dec. 5, 2017 – PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a $48.1 million acquisition loan for Vistas at Jackson Creek in Monument, Colorado. PGIM Real Estate Finance is the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

November 30, 2017

PGIM Real Estate and Hanover Company acquire Houston apartment community

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2017PGIM Real Estate and Hanover Company, a Houston-based private real estate firm specializing in high-quality multifamily residential properties, have formed a joint venture to acquire a Class A apartment community in Houston. The property, previously known as Mosaic at Hermann Park, has been rebranded as Hanover Hermann Park. PGIM Real Estate, acting on behalf of institutional investors, is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

November 13, 2017

PGIM Investments names new global chief marketing officer

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2017 - PGIM Investments has named Sheri Taylor Gilchrist global chief marketing officer, charged with helping to drive the company’s strategy to expand globally. PGIM Investments is the global fund manufacturer of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment businesses of U.S.-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

November 08, 2017

PGIM Real Estate acquires mixed-use lifestyle center LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in Houston suburb

PGIM Real Estate has acquired LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, a 412,900-square-foot outdoor mixed-use retail lifestyle center in Katy, Texas, on behalf of institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 18, 2017

Broad, Balanced Growth Puts Emerging Markets in Focus

In the latest edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook, Nathan Sheets, PhD, Chief Economist and Head of Global Macroeconomic Research, looks at a global recovery that is often characterized as “sluggish,” but one that may ultimately be remembered for its durability.

October 09, 2017

QMA extends global platform; names Adam Broder to lead client, business development

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 9, 2017 - Adam Broder will join QMA as head of Global Distribution, a new role that combines oversight of all client-facing activity for the first time. In this capacity, he will lead a team to extend new global capabilities in client and business development.

October 03, 2017
Wall Street Journal

PGIM’s Real Estate expert weighs in on the increased demand for EM real estate

Increasingly investors are showing more interest in commercial real estate in Asia, South America, and other emerging markets. According to a recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ), retail is an attractive property type in EMs now that growth rates are increasing and structural reforms are underway.

October 02, 2017
Bloomberg TV

David Hunt Sees Decline in Publicly Listed Companies

“Democratization of returns from capital markets is starting to erode. Until the fundamental problems of public markets are addressed, fast growing companies will continue to grow privately, and retail investors will not have access to as many high-growth companies.” - David Hunt, President and Chief Executive Officer, PGIM

September 11, 2017

George Patterson to join QMA, co-lead unified Global Equity Platform with Peter Xu

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 11, 2017 George N. Patterson will join QMA’s investment team to co-lead a unified Global Equity Platform, aligning the firm’s U.S. Value, U.S. Core and Non-U.S. Core investment strategies under one leadership team. The new platform will allow QMA to refine and customize products in response to the needs of its global client base, consistent with its long-term, research-led investment philosophy.

September 05, 2017

Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., appoint new directors

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5, 2017 – Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ISD) and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GHY) announce the appointment of Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick to their board of directors. 

September 05, 2017

The Board of Directors of Prudential Funds adds two new independent directors to its open-end mutual fund board

NEWARK, N.J., Sept.5, 2017 – Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick have been named independent directors for open-end mutual funds offered by PGIM Investments, the $90 billion retail investments business of PGIM. PGIM is the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 14, 2017

Prudential Capital Group provides $7.1 billion to middle-market companies in the first half of 2017

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2017 - Prudential Capital Group, a leading source of private capital for public and private companies, has provided more than $7.1 billion to companies and projects worldwide in the first two quarters of 2017. This milestone represents an increase of $1.8 billion compared to the first half of 2016, and an almost doubling in investments outside of North America. Prudential Capital Group is the private placement arm of PGIM, the $1.1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 01, 2017

PGIM Real Estate acquires The Quaye at Palm Beach Gardens

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 1, 2017PGIM Real Estate has acquired The Quaye at Palm Beach Gardens, a 340-unit, Class A apartment community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on behalf of institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

July 26, 2017

PGIM Real estate acquires Midtown Atlanta office tower

ATLANTA, July 26, 2017PGIM Real Estate has acquired Regions Plaza, a 23-story, Class A office tower in Atlanta, Georgia, on behalf of institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU)

July 21, 2017

PGIM: Capturing alpha from growing emerging markets will require new investment approach

A radical shift in the forces shaping emerging market growth will require investors to take a different investment approach from what may have worked in the past. Increasingly, discovering investment opportunities will be rooted in the ability to capture the alpha from the new growth drivers, rather than in chasing the beta of the broad universe.

July 20, 2017

Prudential places customers at its structural core; announces new leadership architecture for U.S. businesses

NEWARK, N.J., July 20, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. businesses that extends its customer reach and facilitates pathways to new markets. The structure better reflects the company’s strategic focus on leveraging its mix of businesses and its digital and customer engagement capabilities to expand its value proposition for the benefit of customers and stakeholders.

July 19, 2017

Industrial projects key focus as PGIM Real Estate Finance generates $1.2 billion in transactions for first half of 2017

NEWARK, N.J., July 19, 2017 - PGIM Real Estate Finance, long attracted to the industrial sector, has closed more than $1.2 billion in commercial mortgage loans within the sector through the first half of 2017 as e-commerce continues to drive industrial development. The loans include transactions in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, representing about a third of the company’s originations through June 30.

July 17, 2017

Nathan Sheets joins PGIM Fixed Income as chief economist

NEWARK, N.J., July 17, 2017 - Nathan Sheets has joined PGIM Fixed Income as chief economist and head of Global Macroeconomic Research. With $654 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2017, PGIM Fixed Income is among the largest global fixed income managers. PGIM Fixed Income is a business of PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

July 17, 2017

PGIM Fixed Income: The return of absolute return fixed income

Although the majority of the three-decade, bull market in bonds is likely behind us, PGIM Fixed Income believes fixed income, including Absolute Return Fixed Income, still provides plenty of opportunities for investors. In The Return of Absolute Return Fixed Income, Michael Collins, senior investment officer and portfolio manager for Multi-Sector Fixed Income strategies, discusses different types of absolute return fixed income portfolios and how a well-diversified, duration-constrained approach can take advantage of alpha-generating opportunities while avoiding systematic exposure to rising interest rates.

June 21, 2017

Cameron Sinclair joins PGIM Institutional Relationship Group in Sydney

SYDNEY/NEWARK, June 21, 2017 – Cameron Sinclair has joined PGIM as Head of its Institutional Relationship Group responsible for Australia and New Zealand based in Sydney, Australia. PGIM, among the world’s top 10 asset managers with more than $1 trillion in assets under management, is the global investment management businesses of U.S.-based Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

June 19, 2017

Capturing alpha from growing emerging markets will require new investment approach, PGIM says

NEWARK, N.J., June 19, 2017 - Emerging markets, which already command nearly 60 percent of global GDP on a purchasing power parity basis, will collectively drive global growth over the next decade, but investors would be wise to reconsider how they approach these markets. Increasingly, says PGIM, emerging markets will be the masters of their own economic fate, making a one-size-fits-all classification of emerging markets obsolete.

June 01, 2017

PGIM Real Estate and Kisco Senior Living joint venture acquires Bay Area senior living community

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF., June 1, 2017 - PGIM Real Estate and Kisco Senior Living have formed a joint venture to acquire and operate Byron Park, a 187-unit independent and assisted living facility in Walnut Creek, Calif. PGIM Real Estate, acting on behalf of institutional investors, is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 31, 2017

PGIM Real Estate acquires food storage and distribution centre in Jurong, Singapore

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2017 – PGIM Real Estate has recently completed the acquisition of a food storage and distribution centre at 1 Buroh Lane in Singapore, on behalf of a pan-Asia value-add fund it manages for institutional investors. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).