CHICAGO, July 19, 2018 - Prudential Capital Group provided $5.3 billion of senior debt and junior capital to middle-market companies and projects globally in the first half of 2018. Prudential Capital Group is a leading source of private capital for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).
The historic summit between the U.S. and North Korean leaders in Singapore ended with impressive imagery; however, the joint statement by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un seemed short on details. In “Looking Ahead After the U.S.-North Korea Summit,” Gerwin Bell, Ph.D., lead economist for Asia on PGIM Fixed Income’s Global Macroeconomic Research Team, and Mehill Marku, portfolio manager for PGIM Fixed Income’s Foreign Exchange Team, examine two competing schools of thought concerning how the delicate relationship between the two countries may evolve.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PGIM Investmentsis 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
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.
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