Private Credit and the Death Knell of the 60/40 Portfolio

Published on
September 17th, 2020
Duration
50 minutes


Private Credit and the Death Knell of the 60/40 Portfolio

The Interview ·
Featuring Udayan Mitra

Published on: September 17th, 2020 • Duration: 50 minutes

Udayan Mitra, former head of investments at Altera Investments, joins Real Vision managing editor, Ed Harrison, to discuss the state of fixed income investing in a world with near-zero interest rates. Mitra argues that yield hunger will force investors further into alternative credit strategies. Mitra lays out the various players in this space – private equity and credit funds, direct lending firms, as well as special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Mitra then tells Harrison about how higher yields come at the price of reduced liquidity, and the pair weigh this trade-off. Lastly, Mitra shares specific opportunities and risks he sees in this space. Filmed on September 15, 2020.