In a Low Yield Environment, What's the Alternative to Traditional Fixed Income Assets?

I-VW-HSG Trendmonitor 3-2017

2 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2017

Date Written: September 12, 2017

Abstract

We describe alternatives to traditional fixed income assets for liability-driven investors such as insurance companies and pension funds by utilizing their comparative advantage in investing in less liquid assets.

Keywords: asset allocation, private debt, real estate, liquidity premium, low yield environment

JEL Classification: C38, G11, G23

Suggested Citation

Schlumpf, Felix, In a Low Yield Environment, What's the Alternative to Traditional Fixed Income Assets? (September 12, 2017). I-VW-HSG Trendmonitor 3-2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3035958

Felix Schlumpf (Contact Author)

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd ( email )

Mythenquai 2
Zurich, CH-8022
Switzerland

HOME PAGE: http://www.zurich.com

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