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PARTNER WITH PGIM

The Institutional Relationship Group (IRG) provides specialized, regional coverage for PGIM’s top clients around the world. Developing a deep understanding of investors' goals and ambitions, the team identifies solutions and strategies from a full spectrum of asset classes, across public and private markets, to help clients achieve their objectives.

WHY IRG?

 

Strategic Partner

Strategic Partner

The team’s deep investment knowledge and solutions-based thinking draws on the depth and breadth of PGIM to deliver customized investment strategies to help clients achieve their objectives.

 

Connecting Clients

Connecting Clients

IRG’s expertise across asset classes, sovereign wealth funds, and other large institutions serves as a conduit to PGIM’s custom products and solutions to help clients solve their unique challenges.

 

Global Scope

Global Scope

The team’s geographic footprint means that it has access to investment ideas from around the globe to provide clients with the best ideas and superior performance.

 

Solutions-Based Thinking

Solutions-Based Thinking

IRG partners closely with PGIM’s Institutional Advisory & Solutions team to help clients navigate today’s complex market environment by delivering customized portfolio-level advisory services.

 

Strategic Partner

Strategic Partner

The team’s deep investment knowledge and solutions-based thinking draws on the depth and breadth of PGIM to deliver customized investment strategies to help clients achieve their objectives.

 

Connecting Clients

Connecting Clients

IRG’s expertise across asset classes, sovereign wealth funds, and other large institutions serves as a conduit to PGIM’s custom products and solutions to help clients solve their unique challenges.

 

Global Scope

Global Scope

The team’s geographic footprint means that it has access to investment ideas from around the globe to provide clients with the best ideas and superior performance.

 

Solutions-Based Thinking

Solutions-Based Thinking

IRG partners closely with PGIM’s Institutional Advisory & Solutions team to help clients navigate today’s complex market environment by delivering customized portfolio-level advisory services.

MEET THE TEAM

IRG operates as regional coverage leaders for institutions in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Please use the map below to identify your regional representative.

EVENTS IN YOUR REGION

Join PGIM’s thought leaders and experts at upcoming events and conferences around the world. Our Best Ideas Breakfast Series are invitation-only events targeted to senior investment decision makers and are designed to facilitate dialogue on investment ideas, trends and challenges facing today’s investor.

Global ARC

Date: October 28-30, 2019
Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Boston, MA

Details: How should institutional investors ‘bucket’ their alternative investment allocations? Are institutional investors better served by completely ignoring categories such as ‘hedge funds’ or ‘private equity’ and instead categorizing these investments by their underlying investable asset class or liquidity profile? How do institutional investors need to reorganize their internal investment teams to accommodate this new approach? Join Bruce Phelps, Managing Director and Head of Institutional Advisory & Solutions, PGIM, as he explores the answers to these questions.

For more information, contact IRG.

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DCI Defined Contribution Summit

Date: November 7-8, 2019
Location: Taj Hotel, Boston, MA

Details: The design of DC plan menus can have a significant impact on the retirement readiness of plan participants. Through an interactive workbook exercise, attendees of PGIM’s workshop at the DC Institute's Defined Contribution Summit will receive an introduction to key elements of menu design and portfolio construction.

For more information, contact IRG.

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PGIM Annual Investor Lunch

Date: November 26, 2019
Location: 3 West, Basking Ridge, NJ

Details: For our second annual New Jersey investor lunch, we invite you to join your fellow investment decision makers for a conversation with PGIM Fixed Income's Chief Economist, Nathan Sheets, and Senior Portfolio Manager, Mike Collins, for a discussion of key issues for institutional investors going into 2020. Topics include portfolio implications of the China trade war, negative sovereign interest rates and global economic growth projections.

For more information, contact IRG.

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Institutional Investor Allocators' Choice Awards

Date: December 3, 2019
Location: Mandarin Oriental, New York, NY

Details: PGIM is a proud sponsor of the annual Institutional Investor Allocator's Choice Awards. This year’s event will honor Michael G. Trotsky, CFA, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management (“PRIM”), as well as six other awards exclusively for, and chosen by, asset allocators. This is an invitation only event.

For more information, contact IRG.

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PGIM ASCENT: Senior Analyst Workshop

Date: December 5, 2019
Location: Prudential Tower, Newark, NJ

Details: The inaugural PGIM ASCENT program is a holistic, cross-asset class curriculum featuring subject matter experts from PGIM and Prudential, along with outside speakers, targeted to financial analyst staff of institutional pension plans and portfolios. This highly selective program will provide a unique opportunity for career development and networking with industry peers. The ASCENT class of 2019 is closed to additional participants.

If you are interested in learning more about the program or nominating a participant for the Class of 2020, please contact IRG.

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Best Ideas Breakfast Series: The Future Means Business

Date: 5 November 2019
Location: PGIM London Offices, Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Details: Firms are now evolving more rapidly and radically than ever before, with profound implications for their growth, profitability and returns. The latest event in the PGIM Best Ideas Breakfast Series will be a discussion of PGIM’s recent Megatrends thought leadership piece, “The Future Means Business,” and how transformations occurring across companies globally will have major implications for CIOs and investment professionals. Speakers include Taimur Hyat, COO, PGIM, and Mark Baribeau, Head of Global Equity, Jennison Associates.

This event is invitation only. For more information, contact Howard Nowell.

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Inaugural Chair of Trustee Dinner

Date: 6 November 2019
Location: The Stafford, London, UK

Details: PGIM's Inaugural Chair of Trustee Dinner will discuss the themes of our latest Megatrends paper, “The Future Means Business.” David Hunt, CEO of PGIM, and Taimur Hyat, COO, PGIM, will lead what promises to be a fascinating discussion on this megatrend.

This event is invitation only. For more information, contact Howard Nowell.

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[i3] Global Investment Strategy Forum

Date: October 16-17, 2019
Location: PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore

Details: The seventh annual Global Investment Strategy Forum will analyze the changing market regime and structures, evaluate diversification and complexity in the portfolio as well as highlight the governance and climate change imperative, in the pursuit of long-term investing success. Peter Clark, Jennison Associates, will speak to how trends in mobile payment platforms are giving rise to new growth investment opportunities in global markets.

For more information, contact Philip Hsin.

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

 

Our Latest Best Idea: Tackling Retirement Income in DC

PGIM’s Institutional Relationship Group brought together a handful of DC experts to talk about the growing need to generate income in retirement. The discussion was part of our popular Best Ideas Event Series designed specifically for senior decision makers.

FEATURED INSIGHTS

 

Institutional Advisory & Solutions

The Diversity of Real Assets

Constructing real asset portfolios can be complex and may cause institutional investors to ask: “What is the role of real assets my portfolios?” or “Is the combination of real assets in my portfolio meeting my investment objectives?” IAS’s latest research provides simplified answers to difficult questions surrounding real asset investing.

PGIM Fixed Income

QMA

PGIM Real Estate

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

To help achieve your investment objectives and to learn more about the solutions and strategies available across PGIM, please contact your regional IRG representative.

 

To learn more about PGIM’s portfolio-level advisory services and access cross-asset class research, visit PGIM.com/IAS.