In this episode, I cover sovereign funds and pensions amplified interest in emerging market debt and the reasons why. I also discuss some of the ongoing issues and events associated with smart beta and factor-based investing. There is also coverage over developments with Kazakhstan oil, renewable energy investing and core real estate. I also brought up a recent piece on CalPERS regarding their massive real estate portfolio.
0:45 Update on Mubadala-IPIC Merger
1:20 Why Emerging Market Debt?
3:30 Diving into Smart Beta
9:05 Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy Deals
12:20 Core Real Estate
14:10 Analyzing CalPERS Real Estate