Sustainable business model, shareholder composition, cash flow generation and balance sheet’s health remain among main investment criteria.
Environmental, social and governance issues, or ESG, is a hot topic in asset management, with an increasing number of institutional investors like pension funds and endowments keen to burnish their credentials as conscientious long-term investors.
The 25 top earners pulled in a combined $15.38 billion in 2017, a massive bump of almost 40% from 2016, when the top 25 produced the lowest collective earnings since 2005.
The primary purpose of the Plan is to provide the Fund's stockholders with a more consistent, but not guaranteed, fixed minimum rate of distribution on a regular, quarterly basis.
Demand is being driven by sound underlying occupational markets and the fundamentals associated with supply and demand; very low vacancy rates, constrained supply, and resilient demand.