Q&A with Cohen & Steers’ Childers: Why real assets are the answer to inflation
Head of Real Assets Multi-Strategy Vince Childers participated in a Q&A with Portfolio Adviser about the real assets strategy at Cohen & Steers and the opportunities he’s seeing within the sector amidst inflation in today’s environment.
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June 22, 2023
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