UK Market Monitor Q1 2024

Real and nominal Gilt yields both increased over the quarter. Real yields averaged an increase of circa 15 bps, while nominal yields increased by circa 30bps. This led to a commensurately higher break-even inflation rate.

European Market Monitor Q4 2023

Higher interest rates have had the desired effect of reducing inflation prints, while also reducing economic growth. Secure income real assets remain attractive to investors seeking long-dated inflation-linked income to meet liabilities and diversify their portfolios.

UK Market Monitor Q4 2023

Both Real and Nominal gilt yields decreased across all tenors. The nominal curve has dropped by almost one point percent, whereas the real curve by c.50bps.

AlphaReal awarded £240 million investment portfolio

AlphaReal, the specialist real assets investment manager focused on secure income strategies, has recently been awarded a £240 million portfolio of ground rents, long lease real estate and infrastructure assets to manage on behalf of a large UK DB Pension Scheme.

European life insurers to boost ESG investment

A survey of European life insurance companies that collectively oversee €2.73 trillion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals 92% plan to increase their allocation to investments with a positive environmental and social impact, while the remaining 8% say they will do so in the near future.