Raquel McLean, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income and Preferred SecuritiesMore by this author
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At Cohen & Steers, we review each company in our investment universe across environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors specific to the unique dynamics of its industry and asset class. Managing analyst Raquel McLean chairs our ESG Investment Committee and shares our four-step process to integration.
The benefits of real assets in retirement plans
With target-date funds losing their appeal amid recent declines in both stocks and bonds, many fiduciaries are considering diversification options for their retirement plans. A blend of real assets may offer an attractive way to fill that need.
Three tax-smart income alternatives
Strategies with inherent tax efficiencies may help investors diversify sources of income and potentially keep more of what they earn.
Defending against sustained inflation with real assets
We believe markets have transitioned to a new regime of slow growth and elevated inflationary risks. It’s an environment we believe warrants diversification and inflation mitigation. And it’s precisely the role that we feel real assets can fulfill. Watch why we think we are in a period of secular stagflation and what role real assets can play.