INSIGHTS

Insights

Insights from our investment professionals span a variety of topics and time horizons. Our Investment Landscape, published quarterly, reviews the global economy and capital markets with an intermediate to long-term perspective. Our Topics of Interest are white papers covering a variety of topics from a strategic standpoint. Viewpoints are more opinionated, editorial pieces on current issues or trends. And finally, our Annual Outlooks provide a strategic review of key asset classes, such as Real Assets, Hedge Funds and Private Equity, as well as the aggregate active management environment.

2020 August Capital Markets Update

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September 2020

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AEIOU > PPPPP

Manager research and selection have long been described in the language of Ps – people, process, etc. Verus believes the familiar Ps approach, while useful, leaves out important aspects of manager assessment and their products because of its focus on inputs. The Verus approach is grounded in key principles that focus on outputs and enables… More

August 2020

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3rd Quarter 2020 Investment Landscape

During the Verus 3rd Quarter 2020 Investment Landscape webinar, we discussed: The progression of COVID-19 and ways in which the virus appears to be impacting global economies A surprisingly quick bounce back in risk markets, as investors may still be expecting a “v-shaped” recovery Deteriorating relations between the United States and China—a larger macroeconomic risk… More

July 2020

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Verus is expanding ownership

Verus is pleased to announce the addition of fourteen new shareholders, effective July 15, 2020, which will expand the ownership base of the company to 30 owners. For more information, download the full press release below. Download the press release

July 2020

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Broadening diversity consideration

The gender and racial diversity of an investment firm is often viewed from the lens of its ownership composition which, while useful, does not reflect the full value that diversity may add to the investment process. Investment management, at its heart, is about decision making, and diversity among investment team members brings a wider set… More

July 2020

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Sound Thinking: Knowing Where You’re Going Matters

Knowing Where You’re Going Matters What you believe matters – it drives your behavior, which drives the outcomes you get. This is true in investment portfolios, just as it is in life. In our latest Sound Thinking, our Chief Investment Officer Ian Toner reiterates the five key things underlying our investment beliefs, and describes why… More

June 2020

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Ted Hermann joins Verus

Verus is pleased to welcome Ted Hermann to the newly-established Pittsburgh office team as a managing director. For more information, download the full press release below. Download the press release

June 2020

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Verus opens Pittsburgh, PA, office; consultant Mark Brubaker joins firm

Verus announced the opening of a new office in Pittsburgh, PA, marking its expansion to the mid-west and the east coast. The new office will be staffed by key industry professionals including seasoned consultant Mark Brubaker. For more information, download the full press release below. Download the press release

May 2020

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9/7/20 – 9/18/20 Capital Markets Snapshot

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September 2020

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8/24/20 – 9/4/20 Capital Markets Snapshot

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September 2020

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8/10/20 – 8/21/20 Capital Markets Snapshot

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August 2020

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7/27/20 – 8/7/20 Capital Markets Snapshot

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August 2020

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2020 July Capital Markets Update

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August 2020

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