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From Rising Rates to Rising Stars: What’s Ahead for IG Credit?
Rising rates can bring challenges to IG corporate credit, but opportunities are emerging as well—particularly given the supportive fundamental and technical backdrop.Short View - 4 min read
CLOs: What's Driving the Opportunity Today?
Co-Heads of Structured Credit, Melissa Ricco and Taryn Leonard provide insight into last year’s ‘rollercoaster ride’ in CLOs, and explain why both fundamental and technical factors appear to be aligning to create a strong backdrop for the asset class moving forward.Podcast - 36 min listen
Why Now May Be a Good Time to Consider CLOs
A wave of refinancings has tested the CLO market’s capacity, but it has also created relative value opportunities up and down the capital structure—particularly in seasoned, BB deals.Short View - 3 min read
Disciplined in the Good Times. Here Through the Challenging Ones.
In 25+ years of managing private credit, we have learned that a disciplined approach is key to enduring shocks and capitalizing on longer-term opportunities.
Built for What’s Next
At Barings Real Estate, we harness the full breadth and depth of our $40+ billion real estate platform to deliver our clients a more complete picture of the opportunities ahead, and the solutions to capitalize on them.
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Riding the Refinancing Wave
Private credit has fared well during this crisis, but the real test may come at the back end, say Barings’ head of private assets Eric Lloyd and CFO of Barings BDC Jon Bock.Article - 6 min read
ESG: Three Challenges High Yield Managers are Tackling Today
From influencing company behavior to seeking better data disclosure, high yield managers are pushing the envelope when it comes to ESG.Insights - 7 min read
High Yield: Finding Opportunity in the Uneven Recovery
In this webinar, Barings' high yield portfolio managers share their latest market views and discuss where they expect to see opportunities going forward.Webinar - 46 min watch
ESG in Equities: Identifying Winners in the Energy Transition
Clean energy and anti-pollution initiatives will continue to impact the equity investment landscape—but not all companies will be winners, and careful analysis will be needed to identify those that stand to benefit and those that may see a threat to their business model.Insights - 5 min read
U.S. Real Estate: Why the Life Sciences Market is Flourishing
Barings Real Estate’s Joe Gorin and Nasir Alamgir explain what’s driving this—from both equity and debt perspectives—and weigh in on where the market may go from here.Podcast - 41 min listen
Expansion of Private Illiquid Assets in Insurance Portfolios
In this ACLI webinar recording, Barings experts discuss how asset classes such as private ABS, residential whole loans, global infrastructure debt and real estate debt can provide added diversification, spread premiums, and enhanced covenants.Webinar - 57 min watch
Why the Distressed Debt Opportunity Looks Different This Cycle
A surge in defaults and distressed opportunities seemed likely when COVID struck—but stimulus measures and creative financing solutions have reshaped both the opportunity set and the timing.Insights - 6 min read
Five Factors Shaping the Global Economy in 2021
From interest rates and inflation to government stimulus and multi-speed recoveries, Dr. Christopher Smart tells us what we know today—and what we still need to find out—about the global economy’s comeback from COVID-19.Podcast - 31 min listen
Three Factors Shaping the Opportunity in European Private Credit
The growing importance of market access, a wider investor base and the impact of ESG on pricing are reshaping the European middle market.Short View - 3 min read
North American Private Credit: Expectations vs. Reality
The impact of COVID on North American private credit has been surprising in some ways and more predictable in others. Ian Fowler sheds light on lessons learned over the past year and offers advice on how to navigate today’s market.Short View - 4 min read
Distressed Debt: The Opportunities Surfacing in COVID's Wake
Barings’ Stuart Mathieson and Bryan High provide insight into today’s distressed debt market, including their expectations for defaults, an overview of the competitive landscape, and where the next opportunities may emerge across the U.S. and Europe.Podcast - 35 min listen