Institutional investors continue to build real assets exposure, driven by enhanced returns, ESG and capital preservation

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Global institutional investors are set to prioritise investments into real assets over the next 12 months, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a lasting impact on global economies and financial markets, according to the latest edition of Aviva Investors’ Real Assets Study. The Study, based on responses from over 1,000 decision-makers at insurers and pension

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Aviva Investors sees reasons to be more confident about the recovery

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva PLC, expects the economic recovery that began in May to continue in the rest of the year and into 2021. Although further waves of COVID-19 virus infections have emerged, they should be successfully countered by limited and targeted restrictions on activity, avoiding the need for the

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Aviva Investors sees an uncertain recovery to a ‘new normal’

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(Sydney) Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva plc, expects economic activity to continue to revive in the second half of the year, as lockdown measures imposed to inhibit the spread of the COVID-19 virus are gradually eased. But the path back is unlikely to be smooth and the pattern will vary across

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Aviva Investors expects deep global recession in 2020

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva PLC, expects that the containment measures imposed because of the COVID-19 virus will result in the deepest global recession of the post-war period. The medical shock is still evolving and growing; the scale of the economic shock has yet to be felt fully, but it will be

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Aviva Investors appoints Emma Halley as Head of Investment Process, Multi-Asset and Macro

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management unit of Aviva PLC, today announces the appointment of Emma Halley as Head of Investment Process for Multi-asset and Macro. Based in London, she reports to Peter Fitzgerald, Chief Investment Officer, Multi-asset and Macro. In this new role, Emma will be responsible for the generation, structuring and completion of

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Aviva Investors sees one in three chance of global recession and recommends cautious asset allocation

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), expects weak global growth to persist next year, with a one in three chance that it could lead to a global recession. World trade and manufacturing are already at recessionary levels, in large part because of the ongoing spat between China and the US.

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Aviva Investors lowers expectations for economic growth and risk asset returns

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), believes that any early reversal of the recent growth slowdown is unlikely and inflation pressures will remain weak. In this environment, returns on risk assets, such as equities, are likely to be more challenged. The renewed easing bias of major central banks should provide

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Aviva Investors appoints new client solutions director for Australia

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced the appointment of Divyesh Bhana as Client Solutions Director for its Australian operations. Based in Sydney, Divyesh will report to Brett Jackson, Managing Director, Australia at Aviva Investors. In this newly created role, Divyesh will focus on expanding the business’ institutional investor

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Aviva Investors launches AIMS Fixed Income Fund in Australia

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has extended the Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy (AIMS) range in Australia with the launch of the AIMS Fixed Income Fund1. The AIMS Fixed Income Fund takes an unconstrained approach to investing, utilising the global fixed income universe to deliver steady capital growth for clients. The Fund

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Aviva Investors multi-strategy funds receive positive ratings from Zenith and Lonsec

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Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) yesterday announced that its Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy Target Return Fund (AIMS TRF) and Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy Target Income Fund (AIMS TIF) have received “RECOMMENDED” ratings by leading research house Zenith Investment Partners (‘Zenith’). In addition, LONSEC has also issued an “INVESTMENT GRADE” rating for the

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