Making change with high yield

Tim Leary asks whether investors should marry high yield and ESG issues

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Making change with high yield

Pension funds hold more than half (51%) of the assets that institutional investors control globally - with the total universe representing $140trn (£102trn) in assets, according to the Thinking Ahead Institute.

Meanwhile, a Mercer report says a fifth (21%) of institutional investors held an allocation to high yield last year, a 110% rise from 2019. As pension funds continue to seek yield in a low-income environment,...

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