Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges

Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.

The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense

Results from the 2019 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers predicted increased equity volatility and illustrate how professionals have been positioning portfolios for riskier market scenarios.

  • April 3, 2020
Financial Professionals Focus on Human Dynamics in Response to Growing Digital Competition Financial Professionals Focus on Human Dynamics in Response to Growing Digital Competition

The competitive landscape is changing and financial professionals shed light on how they can differentiate themselves in an increasingly digital world.

2020 Institutional Outlook 2020 Institutional Outlook

The latest Global Survey of Institutional Investors reveals ten market trends institutions are watching in 2020.

  • December 4, 2019
2019 Global Insurance Survey
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2019 Global Insurance Survey

Insurers around the world are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Low rates inflate liabilities, but regulation prevents insurers from pursuing alternatives.

  • November 25, 2019
Top 10 Countries for Retirement Security
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Top 10 Countries for Retirement Security

The 2019 Global Retirement Index (GRI) reveals the top 10 countries for retirement security around the world.

  • October 23, 2019
2019 Global Retirement Index 2019 Global Retirement Index

The 2019 Global Retirement Index reveals three critical threats to retirement security – interest rates, demographics, and climate change – as well as what they mean for individuals and institutions.

  • September 19, 2019
Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today
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Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

  • July 15, 2019
ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds
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ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds

Individuals and professionals say ESG investing can help them align assets with personal values — and has the potential to drive real results.

  • May 16, 2019
2019 Defined Contribution Plan Participant Survey
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2019 Defined Contribution Plan Participant Survey

Our recent survey of defined contribution plan participants explores just how prepared Americans across generations are for retirement.

  • April 4, 2019
Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019 Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019

From market volatility to geopolitical uncertainty, see how professional fund buyers are facing the challenges of 2019, based on the 2018 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers.

  • April 4, 2019
2019 Institutional Outlook
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2019 Institutional Outlook

Our 2019 Institutional Outlook explores the nine trends driving institutional strategy for 2019.

  • March 4, 2019
2018 Global Retirement Index
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2018 Global Retirement Index

The 2018 Global Retirement Index (GRI) reveals how retirement security has been threatened in the ten years since the financial crisis—and identifies the top countries for retirement security around the world.

  • September 6, 2018
Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018 Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

  • June 15, 2018
Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market
Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market

Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.

  • March 2, 2018