How private corporate debt can help pensions schemes meet their long term goals
Pension funds with current cashflow requirements depend on a steady stream of payouts, but face a number of unique challenges in their search for income against a backdrop of lower-for-longer yields and volatile investment conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Building strategic exposure to private corporate debt could help to boost income at a time when it is most needed, and help investors in their quest for diversification.
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