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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
LONDON, April 5, 2017 – PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a £50.1 million (US$62.2 million) loan to an investor who acquired Fox Court, a 103,555-square-foot office property in Central London’s Midtown. PGIM Real Estate Finance, among the largest commercial mortgage lenders in the United States, is a business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of U.S.-based Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
Of all the variables the new U.S. administration brings for investors, one of the trickiest to plan for is inflation. Inflationary pressures were already building before the election ushered in the prospect of a sweeping agenda of pro-growth fiscal and de-regulatory policies. QMA says one common way to hedge against inflation is to diversify portfolios with exposure to real assets. In Some Like it Hot, QMA analyzes historic returns during normal and above-average periods of inflation and makes the case for an allocation to real assets.
CHICAGO, March 9, 2017 – Prudential Capital Group, a leading source of private capital for public and private companies, provided $12.6 billion to companies and projects worldwide in 2016, the largest volume of financing made in the company’s 75-year history, the company announced today. Prudential Capital Group is the private placement arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
The new, pro-growth U.S. administration and rising global political risks could affect the current credit cycle, including regulatory and tax policy changes that could accelerate the credit cycle. That acceleration, and renewed investor optimism, may sow the seeds of the next U.S. recession in three to five years. As a result, the current market climate calls for increased attention to tail risk in fixed income portfolio construction.
NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 21, 2017 - Prudential Mortgage Capital Company has as much as $15 billion to lend in 2017 as it steps into the real estate finance market under a new consolidated name—PGIM Real Estate Finance. The new name, effective immediately, unifies the company’s 22 offices around the world and reflects the company’s globally diversified business and clients.
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