The Shifting Bedrock of the Financial Markets – Public vs Private Securities
The financial markets are being buffeted by ever-changing economic and political news at a time when long-term demographics are changing the demand mix for financial securities and corporate financing sources are shifting. Helping investors navigate these sometimes cyclonic and seemingly unpredictable winds makes investment knowledge and perspective an even more important skill-set. Join us as we delve into the dynamics affecting the various types of securities and strategies that make up institutional investor portfolios when we bring together experts in the field to discuss their views on the near and longer term implications of current events as well as longer-term trends.
Real Assets – Real Estate, Infrastructure and Commodities
In our last session we’ll look at the case for real assets. The rebuilding of the world’s aging infrastructure is in its early innings. People are renting longer, increasing the demand for apartment buildings. Will demand for higher quality foods and an overall increased standard of living from the growing middle class in emerging countries reignite inflation? Real assets present an investment opportunity that spans both equity and debt securities.
The panels will be held from 4:00-6:00pm and will be followed by a cocktail reception. Registration is required. Please check www.wipchicago.org for updates