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Sustainability Insight  •  28-May-2020

Emily Chew Joins Morgan Stanley Investment Management 

Emily Chew has joined us as the Global Head of Sustainability for Investment Management.  Emily will lead our investment business’ sustainability strategy and governance efforts.

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Media Appearance  •  28-May-2020

Ruchir Sharma Authors Op-Ed in the New York Times 

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In “How the Pandemic Is Turning Us Inward” Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, speculates about COVID-19’s ability to accelerate trends that were already underway.

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Market Pulse  •  28-May-2020  •  3:05 Min

In a High Yield Minute [Audio] 

Sarah Harrison
Corporate liquidity profiles have been severely challenged during the lockdown. Sarah Harrison, Head of European High Yield, believes the policy response in Europe so far has helped stem default rates, and further action has the potential to restore investor confidence in the European High Yield asset class. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  27-May-2020

Alternative Risk Premia: Seeing the Whole Picture 

Patrick Reid, Eban Cucinotta
Alternative risk premia (ARP) is a newly coined industry category. While a convenient catchall term, it belies the heterogeneity of these strategies which can be risk-seeking, risk-mitigating and anywhere in between. Recent press has thrown a spotlight on ARP strategies, but it fails to tell the whole story.

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Sustainable Investing  •  26-May-2020

Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to the Future of Investing 

Morgan Stanley’s second Sustainable Signals survey of institutional asset owners provides key insights on current trends in sustainable investing.

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Webinar Series  •  26-May-2020

An Espresso with William Lock 

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Watch William Lock discuss the impact of the latest global crisis and portfolio resilience in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Market Pulse  •  26-May-2020

The Breadth of the Market Is Encouraging 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  21-May-2020

Our Formula for Earnings Resilience 

Laura Bottega
In our view, “the formula” for successful investing consists of two critical elements: pricing power and recurring revenues.

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Insight Article  •  21-May-2020

Resilience by Design 

William Lock, Laura Bottega
In this changing world, today and beyond the pandemic, global equity investors should be looking for companies that are resilient and portfolio management teams that can find them.

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Consilient Observer  •  20-May-2020

Myth Busting, Popular Delusions, and the Variant Perception 

Counterpoint Global
We address four myths or popular delusions in the investment industry.

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Insight Article  •  20-May-2020

An Introduction to Alternative Lending 

Kenneth Michlitsch
As investors grapple with the portfolio implications of a global pandemic, fintech-driven alternative lending may offer attractive absolute and risk-adjusted return characteristics. An allocation to this nascent private credit asset class may provide exposure to a secular shift in the way consumers and small businesses access capital.

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Market Pulse  •  18-May-2020  •  5:59 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  18-May-2020  •  6:32 Min

Never Say Never: The Pros and Cons of Negative Interest Rates 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  18-May-2020

Resilient Companies Build Resilient Supply Chains 

Global Emerging Markets Team
The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating supply chain localization/diversification as companies seek to boost their resilience to global shocks say our Emerging Markets Leaders team.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-May-2020

The Long and Winding Road 

Global Fixed Income Team
There may be many twists and turns on the road to full economic recovery, but the longer your investment horizon, the more confident we believe you should be.

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Path  •  15-May-2020

Coronavirus: Further downside risk, with Europe likely most exposed 

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith, Manfred Hui
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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PATH  •  15-May-2020  •  02:50 Min

Coronavirus: Further downside risk, with Europe likely most exposed [Audio] 

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Global Equity Observer  •  15-May-2020

The COVID-19 Accelerator 

Dirk Hoffmann-Becking, Nic Sochovsky
Will COVID-19 be a great accelerator of existing forces and trends? The International Equity team explores.

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  14-May-2020  •  3:42 Min

The Stock Market Looks Forward, So What Does It See Now? 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Insight Article  •  14-May-2020

Emerging Markets Debt Outlook: Surviving Outside the Tent 

Sahil Tandon, Mariano Pando
Has the imminent demise of Emerging Markets been greatly exaggerated once again? Find out what the Emerging Markets Debt Team thinks.

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Market Pulse  •  13-May-2020

Where Are Bond Yields Going? It depends on what part of the curve you are asking about.  

Jim Caron
The goal of the Fed’s policy response function is to prevent the liquidity crisis brought on by Covid-19 from becoming a solvency crisis. Jim Caron reviews the impact on bond yields.

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Market Pulse  •  11-May-2020

Jobs Report: Is the Worst Behind Us? [Audio] 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  07-May-2020

Why Markets Are Partying Through the Pandemic 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, explains why stock markets are rallying amid the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

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Path  •  07-May-2020

Coronavirus: Calm waters for now, but storm clouds on the horizon 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
In this article, the GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  07-May-2020  •  4:31 Min

Bank of England Update and U.K. Outlook [Audio] 

Anton Heese
Anton Heese, European Macro Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, offers his perspective on the May 7 Bank of England Monetary Policy Decision. Listen now.

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PATH  •  06-May-2020  •  3:27 Min

Coronavirus: Calm waters for now, but storm clouds on the horizon [Audio] 

Christian Goldsmith, Andrew Harmstone
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  04-May-2020  •  8:51 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  04-May-2020  •  4:30 Min

The Risks Ahead: An Historically Weak Jobs Report & New U.S./China Tensions 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Press Release  •  04-May-2020

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s AIP Private Markets Team Expands $800 Million Impact Investing Platform with Global Climate Impact Fund 

AIP Private Markets Team
Alternative Investment Partners Private Markets, part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, today announced it has built upon its $800 million impact investing platform by closing on a fund which will focus on climate solutions. The $110 million fund seeks to address critical climate issues including global warming and pollution, depleting resources and eco diversity.

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Insight Video  •  04-May-2020

Applied Equity Advisors Investment Process  

Leslie Delany, Andrew Slimmon
A global, unconstrained and style flexible investment process lets Applied Equity Advisors “stay in the game” and take advantage of a wider set of investment opportunities.

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PATH  •  01-May-2020  •  2:57 Min

Coronavirus: A look at safe havens [Audio] 

Christian Goldsmith, Andrew Harmstone
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Sustainable Investing  •  30-Apr-2020

The Butterfly Effect & COVID-19: Six Implications for Sustainable Investing in an Interconnected World 

Navindu Katugampola
COVID-19 is a disruption event with enormous personal, societal and economic repercussions. As fixed income investors, we are watching six implications of the pandemic for sustainable investing.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Apr-2020  •  3:12 Min

European Central Bank Update: Flexibility and Fragmentation [Audio] 

Anton Heese
Anton Heese, European Macro Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, offers his perspective on the European Central Bank’s April 30 announcement. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  29-Apr-2020

The Fed: Playing a Strong Hand but Unwilling to Show Their Cards 

Jim Caron
On April 29 the Fed indicated the need to keep credit flowing, for both for businesses and individuals. To date most of the Fed’s actions are supporting credit in the business sector, to the point where we do not believe the Fed has done enough with respect to consumer credit, particularly in light of their statements about keeping credit flowing to the “real economy.” Jim Caron looks at a Fed that is playing a strong hand, but unwilling to show all its cards.

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Insight Article  •  29-Apr-2020

Fintech Continues to Disrupt Consumer Lending 

Kenneth Michlitsch
In this article, AIP Alternative Lending Group Portfolio Manager Ken Michlitsch shares his insights on why fintech continues to disrupt consumer lending.

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  27-Apr-2020  •  3:51 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: Stocks…Yes! Market…No! 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Market Pulse  •  27-Apr-2020  •  4:51 Min

Market Pulse with Jim Caron: A Big Week for Global Central Banks 

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Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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PATH  •  24-Apr-2020  •  3:16 Min

Coronavirus: Monetary and Fiscal Policy - Is the Kitchen Sink Enough? [Audio] 

Andrew Harmstone
Andrew Harmstone shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Apr-2020  •  04:24 Min

EM Leaders: Looking to Future Growth [Audio] 

Vishal Gupta
Vishal Gupta, Portfolio Manager on the Global Emerging Markets team, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the Emerging Markets Leaders strategy. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  23-Apr-2020

Commentary for April 2020  

Andrew Slimmon
Yield curve signals. Bear markets. The “Reopening of the Economy” versus “Stay at Home” stocks. Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisor team, covers these topics – and much more.

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Insight Article  •  23-Apr-2020

1Q2020 Review/Outlook: Global Fixed Income Opportunities 

Jim Caron
The first quarter ended in a far different place than where the year started. Portfolio Jim Caron reflects on how these unexpected developments impacted the portfolio, and offers his perspective on what’s to come.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Apr-2020  •  2:56 Min

The Case for EM in the Post-Pandemic World [Audio]  

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macroeconomic Research on the Global Emerging Markets team and portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Breakout Nations and Active International Allocation strategies, provides timely insights on why we believe now is the time for emerging market equities. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  21-Apr-2020

Hedge Fund Investing through a Pandemic 

Christopher Morser
The AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team provides its view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and its outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.

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Market Pulse  •  20-Apr-2020  •  6:21 Min

Whatever It Takes: Loan Programs, Oil & the Reopening of America 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  20-Apr-2020

Recent Fed Actions: Implications for the High Yield Market  

Global Fixed Income Team
The Fed’s involvement in the high yield market is unprecedented, so there is no prior history to look back upon as a guide. The Global High Yield team explores how the action could impact investors.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  16-Apr-2020

The End of the Beginning 

Global Fixed Income Team
We’re hopeful that policy actions will help the economy return to normal as the health crisis recedes. But it remains unknown how deep and protracted the downturn will be as we’re held hostage to the path of the virus.

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Market Pulse  •  15-Apr-2020

Allocating Fixed Income Assets Through the Great Unknown 

Christian Roth
We are facing a health crisis the likes of which we have not witnessed for close to a century. A seismic move to de-risk portfolios has created volatility and illiquidity not seen since 2008, and it is against this uncertain backdrop we invest today. Read more about the Global Fixed Income Team’s best thinking.

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Consilient Observer  •  14-Apr-2020

Dispersion and Alpha Conversion 

Counterpoint Global
An investor’s success requires both skill and opportunity. We look at how investors can express skill and use dispersion to measure the opportunity set.

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Market Pulse  •  14-Apr-2020

The “Once in a Lifetime” (European Fixed Income) Opportunities (Fund) 

Leon Greyner
“Once in a lifetime opportunities do not come along that often, and so when they do, it is important to take advantage of them,” says Leon Grenyer, Lead Portfolio Manager of the European Fixed Income Opportunities Fund.

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Market Pulse  •  13-Apr-2020  •  6:36 Min

Market Pulse with Jim Caron: The Alphabet Soup of Liquidity & Solvency 

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Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  09-Apr-2020

Fixed Income Market Update 

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The Global Fixed Income team presented an update on the Fixed Income Market on 9 April 2020.

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  08-Apr-2020  •  3:35 Min

Is the Bear Headed for Hibernation Soon? 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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PATH  •  08-Apr-2020

Coronavirus: Markets’ excessive optimism 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
In this article, the GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  07-Apr-2020

The Strange Shape of the Coronavirus Crash 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, makes the case for great opportunities in emerging markets in the After Coronavirus world.

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Market Pulse  •  06-Apr-2020  •  4:27 Min

Credit Beat with Joseph Mehlman 

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Joseph Mehlman, Head of U.S. Credit, provides timely insights on the fast-changing world of U.S. credit markets. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  06-Apr-2020  •  4:44 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  06-Apr-2020  •  6:15 Min

Market Pulse with Jim Caron: A Silver Lining - Volatility Is Dropping 

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Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  03-Apr-2020

Debunking Six Myths About Climate Investing 

Vikram Raju
AIP Private Markets’ Head of Impact Investing finds that solutions to climate change are nuanced and may generate compelling investment opportunities.

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Press Release  •  03-Apr-2020

TSG Consumer Partners Acquires Pathway Vet Alliance from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners 

Aaron Sack, David N Miller
TSG Consumer Partners, a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the branded consumer and retail sectors, today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Pathway Vet Alliance LLC from investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. As part of the transaction, Pathway management will continue to lead the Company and retain a significant minority stake. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Path  •  02-Apr-2020  •  2:43 Min

Coronavirus: End of Q1 – time to take stock [Audio] 

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith
Christian Goldsmith, Portoflio Specialist for the GBaR Team, shares the team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Apr-2020

Fixed Income Market Update 

Michael Kushma, Richard Ford, Richard Class
The Global Fixed Income team presented an update on the Fixed Income Market on 2 April 2020.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Apr-2020

Building a Better Transmission Mechanism: Extending Credit to the Real Economy 

Jim Caron
It's critical to understand the policy reaction functions designed to support markets during times of crisis because it provides insight into which assets may perform best as the economy moves out of the crisis environment.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Apr-2020

Active International Allocation - Market Commentary 

Jitania Kandhari, Ben Rozin
The MSIM Active International Allocation Team offers their perspective on the global markets and the AIA portfolio in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Market Pulse  •  31-Mar-2020

Rating Agencies Action Summary 

Global Fixed Income Team
The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted supply chains of many companies and caused commodity prices to fall. How will rating agencies react to this disruption? The Global Credit research team explores.

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Insight Article  •  31-Mar-2020

Increasing Duration Opens Up New Realms for the Private Equity Secondaries Market 

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The AIP Private Markets Team explores possible solutions to check or reverse the upward trend in duration and allay investors' concerns about increasing their allocation to private equity.

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Market Pulse  •  31-Mar-2020

The Resilience Afforded by High Quality Companies 

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The International Equity team shares their views on the potential impact of the pandemic through the lens of the team’s quality focused investment approach. Listen now.

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Global Equity Observer  •  31-Mar-2020

In Search of Resilience 

William Lock, Bruno Paulson
In unprecedented times, resilience is essential. How can investors build a resilient portfolio in tough times? Bruno Paulson explains.

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Engagement Report  •  31-Mar-2020

2019 Global Stewardship Report 

Our 2019 Global Stewardship Report showcases how MSIM is advancing sustainable investing through ESG integration and engagement. The report highlights sustainability engagement case studies on key themes and across investment teams, Firmwide proxy voting statistics and industry collaboration on sustainability initiatives

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Engagement Report  •  30-Mar-2020

Engage - Spring 2020 

International Equity Team
The latest edition of Engage, the International Equity Team’s semi-annual update on their ESG engagement activity.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Mar-2020  •  5:52 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford 

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Mar-2020

Market Pulse with Jim Caron 

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Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Path  •  27-Mar-2020

Coronavirus: Focus shifts to the US 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
In this article, the GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  27-Mar-2020

Fixed Income Market Update 

Michael Kushma, Richard Class
Michael Kushma, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, and Richard Class, Head of Product Development for EMEA and European Multi Sector Strategies, Portfolio Manager, presented an update on the Fixed Income Portfolio on 26 March 2020.

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Market Alert  •  26-Mar-2020  •  3:39 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: Is The Relief Rally Here? 

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Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Market Pulse  •  26-Mar-2020

Addressing the Coronavirus Impact: China Equity Portfolio 

Global Emerging Markets Team
Despite the economic impact of COVID19, on-shore and off-shore China markets continue to offer exposure to a wide breadth of companies and sectors not readily available elsewhere, in the view of Investment Management’s Global Emerging Markets Equity team.

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Market Pulse  •  26-Mar-2020

Addressing the Coronavirus Impact: Emerging Markets Leaders Portfolio 

Global Emerging Markets Team
High quality companies in emerging markets are likely to strengthen their dominance after recovery from the COVID-19 crisis gets underway, says Investment Management’s Global Emerging Markets Equity team.

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Market Pulse  •  26-Mar-2020

Addressing the Coronavirus Impact: Frontier Markets Portfolio 

Global Emerging Markets Team
Leaders in the next decade will likely include frontier markets, such as Vietnam, Egypt and Indonesia, according to Investment Management’s Global Emerging Markets Equity team. Our Frontier strategy remains focused on quality growth companies despite the coronavirus and we believe investments will emerge stronger relative to competitors.

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Market Pulse  •  26-Mar-2020

Addressing the Coronavirus Impact: Emerging Markets Equity Portfolio 

Global Emerging Markets Team
Even before the corona-induced sell-off, emerging market equities were cheap relative to the US and their own history. After the COVID-19 drawdown, valuations present an extraordinarily attractive entry point, says Investment Management’s Global Emerging Markets Equity team.

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Market Pulse  •  25-Mar-2020

High Yield Outlook: Current Risks and Opportunities 

Global Fixed Income Team
Historically, high yield has proven itself to be resilient. It is our view that active managers have the potential to outperform, avoid problematic sectors, and minimize default losses.

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Insight Article  •  24-Mar-2020

The Rise of Hedge Fund Co-Investments 

Jarrod Quigley
Hedge fund co-investments have an important role to play in client portfolios, explains AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team Managing Director Jarrod Quigley.

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Market Pulse  •  24-Mar-2020  •  7:30 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford 

Global Fixed Income Team
Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Mar-2020

Liquidity vs. Solvency = Fed vs. Fiscal Stimulus 

Jim Caron
The Fed is taking unprecedented action to help prevent a liquidity crisis from turning into a solvency crisis. Jim Caron explores what's been done so far.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Mar-2020

Coronavirus Update: The Outlook for Global Credit 

Richard Ford
Richard Ford, Head of Credit with the Global Fixed Income Team, discusses the potential impact of the coronavirus on global credit markets.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Mar-2020  •  7:56 Min

Market Pulse with Jim Caron: Encouraging Signs Emerging From Fed & Fiscal Responses 

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Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Path  •  23-Mar-2020

Five Sectors That Cannot Escape Climate Change 

Andrew Harmstone
Climate change is inescapable and many—if not all—governments are responding more decisively than ever. A significant risk is that markets are not pricing in the effects of these policy responses quickly enough. We explore five sectors—financial services, mining, oil and gas, utilities and autos—likely to be hit the hardest.

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Consilient Observer  •  20-Mar-2020

BIN There, Done That 

Counterpoint Global
To improve your forecasting skills, try decreasing noise. Analyzing superforecasters reveals forecasters can be trained to more effectively update their views, reduce bias and reduce noise.

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PATH  •  20-Mar-2020

Coronavirus: At last - initial signs of credible action 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
In this article, the GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  18-Mar-2020  •  3:29 Min

Flattening the Curve is Flattening the Market. At Least for Now. 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Market Pulse  •  17-Mar-2020

High Yield Update: Uncertainty Likely To Continue 

Global Fixed Income Team
The coronavirus spread has continued to play out as many predicted but the market has clearly been disappointed in the policy responses received to date.

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Global Equity Observer  •  17-Mar-2020

Financing Climate Change 

William Lock, Bruno Paulson, Dirk Hoffmann-Becking
Banking regulation may force the economy to shift towards a less carbon intensive model more quickly than expected. The International Equity Team discusses.

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Market Pulse  •  15-Mar-2020

Global Fiscal Stimulus Scorecard: The Cavalry is Coming, but Slowly & Arguing About Which Horse to Ride. 

Global Fixed Income Team
Monetary policy has been exhausted. Now, we turn toward fiscal stimulus and market support policies. According to Jim Caron, the cavalry is coming, but slowly and arguing which horse to ride.

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Market Pulse  •  13-Mar-2020

European Central Bank: Looking for Silver Linings in Disappointment 

Anton Heese
The initial market response to the European Central Bank (ECB) meeting on March 12th was disappointment – equity prices fell while Bund yields rose, depsite the ECB actually delivered nearly everything analysts had been expecting from it.

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Market Pulse  •  11-Mar-2020

Energy Market Turmoil: What's Next? 

Global Fixed Income Team
After what was supposed to be a coordinated supply cut by OPEC+ to balance markets and keep oil prices high, Saudi Arabia and Russia instigated an oil price war.

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Market Pulse  •  11-Mar-2020

Coronavirus: Positioning Portfolios for a Delayed Recovery 

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith
In this article, the GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning in light of the spreading impact of the coronavirus.

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  10-Mar-2020  •  7:01 Min

How Much More Pain Is There? 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  10-Mar-2020

Our Coronavirus Worries Are a Bit Different 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, offers his perspective on the burgeoning coronavirus epidemic and its potential impact on the markets.

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Insight Article  •  09-Mar-2020

Living on the Edge 

William Lock, Laura Bottega
Late cycle investors considering a bumpier ride for markets may wish to revisit the attractions of truly active investing to bridge any potential yawning chasms ahead.

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Engagement Report  •  06-Mar-2020

ESG and Sustainable Investing Report 

Kristian Heugh, Marc Fox
The Global Opportunity team shares its annual report on ESG engagement activity.

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Market Pulse  •  03-Mar-2020

Emergency Fed Cut: Not a Vaccine, but a Treatment for Symptoms 

Jim Caron
On March 3, the Federal Reserve cut rates by 50 basis points (bps) to between 1-1.25%. What should fixed income investors make of this move?

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Slimmon's Market Alert  •  02-Mar-2020  •  4:26 Min

Is the Recession Scare Fully Priced In? 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Mar-2020

Update on Coronavirus and the Markets 

Global Fixed Income Team
By now it’s clear the Coronavirus will have at least a short-term impact on the global economy. The question is, how do fixed income investors move forward?

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  02-Mar-2020

Global Recovery Delayed, But Not Derailed 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Global Recovery Delayed, But Not Derailed."

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  29-Feb-2020

It’s All About the Virus 

Global Fixed Income Team
It’s now clear the coronavirus pandemic will have a meaningful impact on the global economy. As long as the virus’s impact remains disruptive rather than destructive, we should be fine, eventually.

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Sustainable Investing  •  28-Feb-2020

Why ESG in Fixed Income Investing? 

Joseph Mehlman
Portfolio Manager Joe Mehlman explores the beliefs underpinning the Global Fixed Income team's approach to ESG.

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Sustainable Investing  •  28-Feb-2020  •  2:14 Min

Four Reasons to Incorporate ESG in Sovereign Bond Investing  

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Head of Global Macro Strategies Jim Caron discusses the potential benefits of using ESG in fixed income.

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Sustainable Investing  •  28-Feb-2020

A Systematic Approach to ESG Integration  

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Head of Credit Joe Mehlman explains how the team incorporates ESG factors in their investment process.

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ESG: An Essential Component to Securitized Assets  

Gregory Finck
Gregory Finck explains what makes securitized assets a natural fit for incorporating ESG principles.

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