2021 Investment Outlook
As we head into the new year, thought leaders from across our investment platform share their views on pressing questions.
Clearing the air: Assessing climate transition risks in credit portfolios
As the world transitions to a low-carbon economy, investors need to prepare to manage attendant risks and opportunities in client portfolios. Members of our Fixed Income and Climate Research Teams share their approach to quantifying material climate transition risks and mitigating portfolio-level exposure.
The future of alternative investments
Director of Alternatives Danny Sharp explores the future of alts — discussing dispersion in today's markets, the opportunities it presents, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the alternative investments landscape.

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US public debt: Is there a downgrade in the making?
US Macro Strategist Juhi Dhawan looks at the surging US debt through the lens of the credit rating agencies and offers thoughts on what it will take to avert a downgrade.
April 2021
US public debt: Is there a downgrade in the making?
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There’s more to inflation risk than meets the eye
Understanding and evaluating inflation risk in your portfolio is the first step to managing it effectively. Multi-Asset Strategists Nick Samouilhan and Adam Berger lay out a framework for investors to do just that.
April 2021
There’s more to inflation risk than meets the eye
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Nick Samouilhan
 PhD, CFA, FRM
The future of payments
We profile the innovations fueling the next stage of disruption in the payments industry.
April 2021
The future of payments
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The digital transformation of financial services
We highlight the fintech innovations driving the digitization and disruption of financial services.
April 2021
The digital transformation of financial services
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Why Europe offers a robust hunting ground for small caps
Portfolio Manager Anna Lundén offers her local perspective on Europe, highlighting the inefficiencies created over time by the outperformance of small-cap companies vs large-cap companies.
April 2021
Why Europe offers a robust hunting ground for small caps
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EM small caps: Hidden gems in plain sight?
Our team makes the case for strategically investing in EM small caps and for employing an actively managed approach to this underutilized asset class.
March 2021
EM small caps: Hidden gems in plain sight?
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<em>Investment bytes – Asia tech</em><br><span>Faster computation with smaller, more powerful computer chips</span>
We explore the technology fueling the next stage of computer chip innovation.
March 2021
Investment bytes – Asia tech
Faster computation with smaller, more powerful computer chips
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APAC Investment Forum 2021
Wellington specialists offer their views on the key themes transforming the investment opportunity set today.
March 2021
APAC Investment Forum 2021
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LDI Alert —<span><br>Adding intermediate credit to the derisking tool kit: What plan sponsors need to know</span>
With a growing number of derisking plans seeking exposure to intermediate credit, members of our LDI team highlight some notable differences between the intermediate and long-duration segments of the investment-grade market, as well as some key investment considerations.
March 2021
LDI Alert —
Adding intermediate credit to the derisking tool kit: What plan sponsors need to know
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How we believe climate science can uncover investment opportunities
In this replay, we explore how our partnership combines Woodwell's leading-edge science and Wellington's investment expertise to understand how the physical effects of climate change are impacting particular sectors, regions, and securities. We believe this leads to better-informed investment insights and differentiated opportunities.
March 2021
How we believe climate science can uncover investment opportunities
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Developing net-zero commitments and tools
More and more companies, asset owners, and investment managers are pledging to achieve net zero in the decades ahead. Director of Sustainable Investing Wendy Cromwell and Climate Transition Risk Analyst Julie Delongchamp recently led an interactive discussion about the net-zero commitment, considerations for asset owners, and tools to align portfolios with the energy transition.
March 2021
Developing net-zero commitments and tools
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<span>Multi-Asset Outlook — </span>The road to recovery: Strong but short?
While global policy support remains in high gear and risk assets have responded, Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson and Danny Cook consider the possibility of a relatively swift turn in the economic cycle and the potential investment implications.
March 2021
Multi-Asset Outlook — The road to recovery: Strong but short?
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Canadians’ credit conundrum
Fixed Income Investment Directors Amar Reganti and Anand Dharan make the case for Canadian investors to broaden the fixed income "toolkit," including a more diversified approach to credit investing.
March 2021
Canadians’ credit conundrum
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Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
Amid massive changes in the credit market and growing demand for fixed income diversification, the authors explain why long/short credit strategies could help round out a portfolio of traditional and private credit investments.
March 2021
Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
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Monthly Market Snapshot: February 2021
A monthly update on equity, fixed income, currency and commodity markets.
March 2021
Monthly Market Snapshot: February 2021
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