April 29, 2020

Responding to a crisis: The outlook for the COVID-19 economy

The precipitous and devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has left no doubt that global economies have entered an unprecedented recession. Investors are now left to ponder what’s next and to contemplate how deep the contraction might be, and how quickly markets can recover.

April 14, 2020

PGIM and GIC help CIOs build balanced portfolios when investing in illiquid private assets

PGIM has collaborated with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to create a framework that links top-down asset allocation with bottom-up private asset investing to support investors who are increasingly faced with the difficult choice between potentially higher portfolio returns and greater liquidity.

December 11, 2019

Inflation fears a golden opportunity for hedging institutional portfolios: PGIM study

NEWARK, N.J., December 11, 2019 - Are institutional investors joining the gold rush? While gold’s long-term performance is not strong compared to other assets, new PGIM research finds that under certain economic conditions—including a slowing growth environment—institutional investors are right to evaluate adding gold-related assets to a diversified portfolio. PGIM Inc. is the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 24, 2019

Transformative corporate models change investment calculus for investors: PGIM study

New PGIM research highlights long-term investment implications of three new types of companies emerging to dominate today’s market.

November 13, 2018

QMA adds Wadhwani Asset Management as part of QMA’s global expansion strategy

NEWARK, N.J., November 13, 2018 - QMA, the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions manager of PGIM, announced today PGIM’s acquisition of Wadhwani Asset Management (WAM), a London-based quantitative macro-focused investment management firm. Upon closing, WAM will become part of the QMA business.

October 24, 2018

Navigating the technology frontier beyond Silicon Valley

NEWARK, N.J., October 24, 2018 - Given the lightning-quick pace of technological change, investors must evaluate their portfolios to weed out obsolescence risk from incumbent products and business models that might soon be displaced, while developing a disciplined active investment framework to identify potential technology-driven winners, according to the latest report examining megatrends from PGIM, the $1.2 trillion asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

September 11, 2018

Prudential Capital Energy Partners raises $343 million for first energy mezzanine fund

DALLAS, September 11, 2018 - Prudential Capital Energy Partners has completed fundraising for its first energy mezzanine fund, Prudential Capital Energy Partners Fund I, L.P., closing at $343 million. Prudential Capital Energy Partners (PCEP) is the middle-market energy mezzanine fund business sponsored by Prudential Capital Group, the $81.4 billion private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

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

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.