Big Picture: What the “Smart Money” Says About Private Credit

by the Editor's Desk

Canadian institutional investors are turning to private credit as one of several potential ways to generate higher fixed income yields, but uptake in the asset class has been circumspect to date and may grow more pronounced in the coming years.

Here are five facts from a new Greenwich Coalition study commissioned by AGF Investments Inc. that highlight what asset owners – from public and corporate pension plans to endowments and foundations – think about private credit and the potential opportunities it affords as part of a diversified fixed income portfolio.

Source: Coalition Greenwich 2022 Fixed Income Investing Study, March 25, 2022.



To read more results from the Greenwich research, please click here.






The views expressed in this insight based off the 2022 Greenwich Research. The views are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinions of AGF, its subsidiaries or any of its affiliated companies, funds or investment strategies.

The commentaries contained herein are provided as a general source of information based on information available as of June 27, 2022 and are not intended to be comprehensive investment advice applicable to the circumstances of the individual. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in these commentaries at the time of publication, however, accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Market conditions may change and AGF Investments accepts no responsibility for individual investment decisions arising from the use or reliance on the information contained here.

This report is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific individual advice including, without limitation, investment, financial, legal, accounting or tax. The comments should not be construed as recommendations to invest in any products or services but rather an illustration of broader concepts.

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