Global Perspectives

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Investment Implications of an Asynchronous Global Recovery
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Sep 15, 2014

Investment Implications of an Asynchronous Global Recovery

Unlike past recoveries over the last 20 years, we see the current one as highly asynchronous. Central to our thesis, we believe, is a unique set of macroeconomic factors coalescing around this recovery that are preventing it from creating the traditional virtuous cycle of improving demand in the developed markets leading to better growth conditions in the emerging markets. First, global growth is now coming from dramatically different constituents, and at the moment, it does not appear that ther....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Jun 26, 2014

Midyear Outlook: Four Big Macro Trends at Work

Our updated asset allocation framework reflects the four big macro trends we currently see driving returns across the global capital markets. First, i....

BY GIRISH REDDY, Eric Wolfe • Jun 01, 2014

Pension Plan De-Risking: Is LDI the Only Option?

In 2013, the strong performance of global equity markets in combination with rising rates substantially improved the funded status of most corporat....

BY MARC LIPSCHULTZ, Raj Agrawal • May 20, 2014

The Way Forward: A New Economic Vision for America’s Infrastructure

Summary Disruptive market, demographic, fiscal, and environmental dynamics are fundamentally reshaping America’s economic landscape. In this new ....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • May 19, 2014

Mexico: Different Investment Lens Required

By Henry H. McVey, Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation And Vance Serchuk, Executive Director of the KKR Global Institute Given both the breadt....

BY NATHANIEL M. ZILKHA, Mubashir Mukadam • May 15, 2014

Alternative Capital’s Critical Role in Rebuilding Europe’s Economy for the Long Term

Summary The global financial crisis of 2008 dealt a significant economic blow to much of the Eurozone. A lasting consequence of the crisis is a....