Why real estate debt remains defensive

During previous financial crises and sustained periods of market volatility, allocations to and returns from real estate investments have fluctuated however, the dominant trend over time has been for increased allocations to the asset class as part of the ‘alternatives’ universe.

Real estate debt in particular continues to offer outsized risk-adjusted returns in a low yield world for quality assets with low leverage and proves its defensiveness in a diversified portfolio.

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