Disruptive Forces: 2020 U.S. Election Special(20:47) The choice that Americans face in the upcoming election will not only impact the next four years in the United States but could impact the world.
Evaluating the Options(19:05) With volatility returning to the Options market, what are investors’ options now in this new investing climate?
Traveling in the Unknown(17:00) With social distancing guidelines currently in place, how do we travel amid the unknowns of COVID-19 in today’s “new” normal? And how are these industries doing as a result?
The Investor’s Almanac: Opportunities in Real Estate(12:19) The COVID-19 crisis has heavily impacted the current real estate investing landscape. With so many unknowns in this market, are there still opportunities to be found?
Great Expectations in Credit: Now What Comes Next?(19:16) Despite volatility since March, the credit markets have in fact seen opportunities, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. So now, what’s next for investors?
Getting a Seat at the Table: Exploring Diversity in Private Equity(15:26) In light of recent events surrounding racial inequality, what is happening in the Private Equity space in regard to investing with diverse and emerging managers and how do these managers strive for success?
Engagement at Its Core: Inside the NB25+ Advance Proxy Voting Initiative(17:01) As we have concluded this year’s inaugural advanced proxy vote disclosure initiative, NB25+, we highlight the importance of advanced vote disclosure, how engagement with portfolio companies is at the core of the investment process and what lies ahead for the next proxy voting season.
Thriving Amid Volatility: Perspectives on Asian Credit(13:02) Despite volatility seen across global markets, the emerging markets across Asia have continued to thrive, both before and after the COVID-19 crisis. What is it about this region that has created these key opportunities?
The Growth of Private Equity Secondaries(20:49) During the Global Financial Crisis, the Secondaries market created opportunities as a means to gain liquidity in times of duress, but is that the same case today as a result of COVID-19?
Real Estate Investing in the Digital Age(18:52) In the last decade, we have seen that Real Estate investing has been impacted from the demand of cloud computing and 5G connectivity. With the added element of COVID-19, how could it shape the current REITS landscape?
The Health Care Sector through a COVID-19 Lens(17:55) On Thursday, April 2, Senior Health Care Analyst, Terri Towers, spoke with us to discuss her views on the implications of COVID-19 on the health care sector.
Will Fallen Angels Drive the Market? A Look into BBB Bonds(17:17) With about half of the investment-grade credit market categorized as BBB, investors have been keeping an eye on volatility, but growth might still be the right outlook.
Generating Alpha Through Data Science(15:32) Data science is a new tool that can enhance traditional fundamental investment research, potentially sparking a revolution in active management.
The Reality of Retail: Apocalypse or Renaissance?(20:37) The retail landscape has undergone a transformation as changing consumer preferences and technological advances disrupt the sector.
CLOs and Late Cycle Credit Investing(15:31) How should investors be thinking about the loan market as the bifurcation in credit continues?
Disruption Outlook: The Political Game of Breaking up Big Tech(16:44) How might the technology sector fare as antitrust claims put tech giants under fire?
Disruption Outlook: Trade War & Tariffs(20:57) In emerging markets, it is critical for investors to separate signals from the noise as uncertainty around trade policy continues.
Disruption Outlook: The Politics of Healthcare(17:49) Where are investors finding opportunities as the healthcare sector faces political uncertainty?
Human Capital Management & Investment Decision-Making(10:57) Investors are increasingly interested in how companies are managing their workforce to drive growth and profitability over the long-term.
Quantamental: A New Dimension of Active Investing(17:55) The collaboration among quantitative and traditional investors are complementing and enhancing the investment process, sparking a revolution in active management.
Private Credit: The Rise of a Core Asset Class(15:12) Private credit has established itself as an emerging leader in the alternatives space, becoming a key source of long-term finance for borrowers globally.
Disruption Outlook: Negative Rates(19:03) What are the investment implications of this unusual bond market environment?
Impact Investing: A Shifting Mindset Across Public and Private Markets(13:16) Impact investing has come to the forefront as investors have increased interest in understanding the social and environmental impact of their portfolio alongside investment performance.
Activist Investing: The New Normal(17:20) Shareholder activism has gained traction among investment managers as a means to implement meaningful change to improve long-term profit potential.
Late Cycle Investing: What’s Next?(16:51) What can investors expect as the next downturn seems inevitable?
FinTech: Competitor or Collaborator?(18:35) FinTech innovations have changed consumer expectations around financial services—will the incumbent players be displaced, or have they found a way to collaborate?
Climate Change: A Growing Investment Consideration(21:09) Companies must adapt as investors increasingly incorporate climate change considerations into their portfolios to achieve sustainable returns and avoid risk.
Big Data: Exploiting an Inefficient Market(13:03) Increasing amounts of digital information offer a new frontier for portfolio managers, allowing investors to evaluate companies on both a fundamental and data driven basis.
Autonomous Vehicles: An Evolution, not Revolution(15:58) The convergence of tech and auto has led to rapid advancements in auto safety features, creating the building blocks for truly autonomous vehicles.
5G: The Next Generation of Connectivity(20:04) The implementation of 5G networks will allow for greater connectivity, affecting just about every area of the economy—how should investors prepare?
Introduction to Disruptive Forces(1:34) Dive into the world of Disruptive Forces, where we explore timely topics changing the investment landscape and new opportunities as a result of these movements.
Anu Mathur Rajakumar, Senior Vice President, joined the Neuberger Berman in 2008. Anu has spent most of her tenure at the firm as a member of the Quantitative and Multi-Asset Class investment team. As a portfolio specialist on the team, her focus is on delivering customized multi-asset class solutions and working with our firm’s Strategic Partner clients to achieve their unique goals and objectives.
Prior to joining the Quantitative and Multi-Asset Class investment team, she worked in the firm’s hedge fund solutions group, where she was an analyst. Anu received a BS in Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida.