Our expertise across a wide range of strategies drives innovative solutions.
Barings leverages its depth and breadth of expertise across the global fixed income, equity, real estate and alternative asset markets to help our clients achieve their investment goals. Our global presence across traditional and alternative asset classes provides our clients opportunities to earn risk-adjusted returns that may not be available using traditional benchmark-based strategies.
Barings’ broad capabilities and expertise provide an opportunity to go beyond traditional fixed income strategies and access credit investments spanning the quality, yield and liquidity spectrum.
We seek to identify attractive relative-value opportunities across global high yield asset classes.
Our global private credit team leverages four decades of experience and industry relationships to source private debt investments worldwide.
We build high-conviction portfolios based on fundamental, bottom-up research that emphasizes quality, growth and upside to identify companies with strong growth potential.
Our Emerging markets and Frontier strategies aim to deliver long-term capital growth by drawing on our extensive research platform. Led by our experienced team of investment professionals, we seek to build high conviction portfolios in global emerging and frontier markets.
Our Global and International strategies aim to deliver long-term capital growth. We seek to build high-conviction, high-active share portfolios that draw on the strongest ideas from our research platform.
The Barings Alternative Investments Platform seeks to find differentiated sources of return across private equity, real assets, asset-based investments and real estate.
Since 2003, against the backdrop of some of the most challenging financial conditions in history, our robust and repeatable multi asset investment process and experienced Multi Asset Group have achieved equity-like returns with lower relative volatility.
Multi-asset income solutions designed to provide clients with stable, sustainable income in today’s low-yield environment.
Private Equity: Emerging, Women & Diverse Managers
Amid increased competition and rich valuations, PE returns have continued to trend downward. In this interview, Barings’ Mina Nazemi discusses how allocations to emerging, women and diverse managers can potentially help combat this trend.View
How to Approach a More Accessible Chinese Equity Market
Barings’ William Fong and Andrew Lee explore the different ways to access China’s onshore and offshore equity markets following the decision by MSCI to increase the weighting of China A-shares in their benchmarks.View
The Potential Benefits of Global Senior Secured Loans
In the current environment, senior secured loans are gaining traction for their potential to offer a blend of attractive yield and protection against both credit and interest rate risk.View
How We Assess Investment Opportunities
In this video, Barings Global Emerging Markets Equities team explains its investment approach by discussing an opportunity at one of its weekly meetings.View
Searching for Unrecognized Growth
In this video, Barings’ Global Head of Equities, Ghadir Cooper, explains how the equities platform consistently identifies mispriced opportunities.View
Navigating Change in China
Barings’ Global Head of Equities, Ghadir Cooper, assesses the transformation of China’s economy, and explains why investors should be encouraged by the country’s decisive policy actions.View
An Underappreciated Subset of High Yield
For investors willing to surrender a nominal amount of yield in favor of greater protection given a default, global senior secured bonds can be an attractive option in a recessionary environment.View
EM Debt: Navigating a Shifting Macro Backdrop
After a rocky 2018, the picture may be brightening for emerging markets debt. From rising rates to trade wars, some of last year’s headwinds look to be receding, at least for now. Barings’ Ricardo Adroguè and Omotunde Lawal highlight opportunities they’re currently seeing.View
EM Debt—A Brightening Picture?
Barings’ Ricardo Adroguè and Omotunde Lawal highlight opportunities they’re seeing from Mexico and Brazil to more challenged geographies like Turkey and Argentina—and provide insight into how they’re thinking about political hotspots like Venezuela.View
CLOs & Leveraged Loans: Beneath the Headlines
In a recent interview, Barings’ Head of Structured Credit, Matt Natcharian, and Head of U.S.-Managed CLO Funds, Adrienne Butler, discuss the pressures facing these markets today, and the opportunities they pose amid a late-stage credit cycle.View
The Changing Face of Investment Grade Credit
In a recent interview, David Nagle, CFA, portfolio manager in the Investment Grade Fixed Income Group, discussed the investment grade credit market, including some of the issues garnering headlines recently and how the market has evolved through the years.View
Is it Time to Consider a Blended Approach to EMD?
How can investors tap into the diverse opportunities within EM debt? Ricard Adrogué, Head of Emerging Markets Debt and Omotunde Lawal Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Credit Research, weigh in.View
Opportunities Across Energy and Power Generation
As long-term structural demand trends converge with short-term technological innovations, opportunities are emerging to invest private capital in real assets.View
How Diversified Is Your Emerging Markets Debt Strategy?
There may be significant benefits to using a blended approach to this asset classView
Active Short Duration: A Versatile Strategy
David Nagle, Head of Multi-Strategy Fixed Income, on what sets Barings’ Active Short Duration strategy apart.View
Managing Duration and Interest Rate Risk
David Nagle describes the Active Short Duration strategy’s unique two-pronged investment process.View
Solving for Tight Spreads & Rising Rates
David Nagle discusses how the Active Short Duration strategy can help investors to solve some of the challenges fixed income investors face today.View
Private Market Opportunities
At Barings, we serve as a strategic partner to our clients, offering customized solutions and access to niche opportunities in areas like real assets, emerging managers and the lower middle market.View
Investing in Music Publishing & Recording Rights
From a small investment in 2005 to one of today’s leading independent music publishing companies, learn more about how we helped Concord Music Group to become the success story it is today.View
Investing in Wireless Infrastructure
By recognizing a trend early, and actively managing a portfolio of assets, we helped Wireless Infrastructure Group grow into one of the U.K.’s largest wireless infrastructure players.View
Infrastructure Debt: Accessing the Opportunity
Infrastructure debt is a growing asset class that may offer a number of benefits for institutional investors - but having the right partner is critical.View
Surveying Today’s Infrastructure Debt Landscape
Three key members of Barings’ Infrastructure Debt Investment Team—Emeka Onukwugha, Patrick Manseau and Pieter Welman—discuss, among other issues, the evolution of the global infrastructure debt market, opportunities in today’s environment and how investors can gain intelligent exposure to the asset class.View
Investing in the Smart Cities Theme
Stephen Burns, Managing Director, Alternative Investments, discusses the opportunities created as cities become “smarter” in the way they address changes like urbanization and growing population.View
Investing Through an ESG Lens
Mina Nazemi, Managing Director of Alternative Investments, weighs in on how investing through an ESG lens can provide a more complete view of risks and opportunities.View
Case Study: Madison Centre – From Idea to Reality
This cutting-edge office tower in Seattle’s central business district exemplifies how global research, coupled with local insights, can help uncover attractive opportunities.View
How We Invest in Global Real Estate Markets
At Barings, we leverage our deep teams, global presence and expertise across the four quadrants of real estate as we seek to help our clients turn opportunities into real solutions.View
A Global Approach to High Yield Investing
In the Conversations piece, Barings’ Sean Feeley and Chris Sawyer discuss the potential benefits of a global approach to high yield.View
Multi Credit Investing: Embracing the High Yield of Today
Over the past decade, the growth and expansion of the global high yield markets have transformed the way investors view the asset class. In this article, we discuss the potential benefits of considering a multi credit, “through-the-cycle” approach, which can give investors’ high yield allocation more flexibility, potentially improving their ability to capitalize on opportunities across the global high yield markets as they materialize throughout the credit cycle.View
CLOs: Accessing the Opportunity
Until fairly recently, it has been difficult for private investors and their advisers to access opportunities in collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), but that situation is slowly changing. In particular, with the advent of high yield multi credit strategies, investors have a means of accessing the broader market opportunities within the high yield universe, including the potential benefits offered by CLOs.View
High Yield Credit: Reaching for More
In this piece from Citywire, Barings’ portfolio managers discuss the benefits of taking a modern approach to global high yield investing.View
Surveying the Equity Market Landscape
In this Conversation, Barings’ Global Head of Equities, Ghadir Cooper, discusses the recent equity market volatility and the continued attraction of emerging markets.View
EM Local Debt: Focused on Fundamentals
Barings' combination of quantitative and qualitative analysis and tools provide a comprehensive and rigorous framework for investing in emerging markets local debt. In this Viewpoint, we give readers an inside look into our investment process.View
Investing in Commercial Aviation
By identifying a structural trend and sourcing the right assets, we’ve built and grown a portfolio of commercial aviation assets, generating income and capital appreciation for our investors along the way.View
How We Invest in Private Equity & Real Assets
At Barings, our approach to investing in private equity and real assets is different. Learn about how we’ve implemented a consistent and repeatable process to identify, source and actively manage real assets and asset-based businesses for more than a decade.View
Seeking Relative Value in Global Private Debt
As institutional investors continue to turn toward private debt for potentially attractive risk adjusted returns in a low-yielding environment, they may benefit from taking a global approach to the asset class.View
Cyclical Evolution and Structural Revolution
In this piece from Preqin, Barings’ heads of U.S. and European real estate research explore the ways in which structural shifts within cities and industries are presenting an evolving set of opportunities and risks for investors.View
Opportunities in Private Equity and Real Assets
Jonathan Rotolo, Head of Private Equity / Real Assets, discusses the potential benefits of an alternative investment strategy focused on real assets and asset-based private equity and what such an approach looks like in practice.View
Multi Credit Investing: A Through-The-Cycle Approach to High Yield
Read about how a multi credit approach to high yield can benefit investors in this Q&A with Barings’ heads of U.S. and European high yield investments.View
Investing Strategically in High Yield
Barings’ Martin Horne and David Mihalick discuss the benefits of taking a long-term, multi-credit approach to investing in global high yield bond and loan markets.View
An Alternative Approach
In this Viewpoint, we discuss the unique real asset and private equity investing strategy employed by Barings Alternative Investments.View
VIDEO: How is this cycle different?
Head of European High Yield, Martin Horne weighs in on how this credit cycle has differed from those in the past and what that means for investors.View
VIDEO: European High Yield Opportunities
European High Yield Bond Portfolio Manager, Craig Abouchar discusses why the Barings team see value in the single-B market.View