November 12, 2018

PGIM Real Estate acquires grade-A logistics platform in Salon-de-Provence

PARIS, 12 Nov. 2018 PGIM Real Estate has acquired a 100,000-square-meter grade-A logistics platform located in Salon-de-Provence, 60 kilometers north of Marseille, on behalf of an institutional investor.

November 08, 2018

An El Paso military family uproots their lives—but not careers—in move to Alaska

They call Alaska “The Last Frontier” for good reason. For most Americans, the 49th state evokes a frigid wilderness capped with electric-blue glaciers and frozen tundra, with spruce forests overrun by grizzly bears and crystal-clear rivers swimming with salmon. For the Braccos, a military family that was relocated from El Paso, Texas, to Fairbanks a year ago, it’s the polar opposite of everything they’ve ever known.

November 07, 2018

Prudential Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results

NEWARK, N.J., November 07, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) today reported third quarter results. Net income attributable to Prudential Financial, Inc., was $1.672 billion ($3.90 per Common share) for the third quarter of 2018, compared to $2.238 billion ($5.09 per Common share) for the third quarter of 2017.

November 04, 2018

American workers say private business best-suited to impact community growth

Prudential's fourth American Workers Survey, conducted in September, found that American workers believe the business community is among the best-suited to provide the financing needed to help their communities thrive—with small businesses and large employers ranking ahead of state government, individual community members and federal government.

October 25, 2018

Do you spend more time on social media than selecting benefits?

For many employees, making annual benefits decisions is as bad as having a cavity filled. You want to just get it over with—quickly. But that’s a mistake.

October 22, 2018

PGIM Real Estate acquires The Square in Paris

PARIS, Oct. 22, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has acquired The Square, an iconic 7,000-square-meter office building located on 7-7 bis rue de Téhéran, Paris, on behalf of its pan-European discretionary value-add fund. The seller was a German closed-ended fund managed by GLL Real Estate Partners, a member of Macquarie Group. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of U.S.-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 19, 2018

For youth living below the poverty line, education is a ladder out

There are about 4.9 million opportunity youth in the U.S.—young people between the ages of 16 and 24 neither in school nor working—who never earned their high school diploma or its equivalent for a wide array of reasons. Many of these youth and their families are living at or below the poverty line, and are among the 40 percent of Americans who are struggling to meet at least one of their basic needs.

October 18, 2018

PGIM Investments expands ETF platform with new QMA active equity strategies

NEWARK, N.J., October 18, 2018 – PGIM Investments today launched the first of four actively managed equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that it plans to roll out in 2018, expanding the platform from the two actively managed fixed income ETFs launched earlier this year. Sub-advised by QMA, the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions manager of PGIM, the PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha Large-Cap Core ETF (NYSE Arca: PQLC) seeks long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in large-cap stocks.

October 18, 2018

PGIM Real Estate acquires Diana & Vesta office property in Amsterdam

FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 18, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has acquired Diana & Vesta, a modern office property in Amsterdam, on behalf of one of its European core plus funds. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of U.S.-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 17, 2018

QMA Q4 2018 Outlook: Storm clouds are gathering

Trade tensions and the ongoing crisis in emerging markets top the downside risks. Trade uncertainty has now seeped into the GDP and business confidence data for Europe and Japan, while the combination of trade tensions, fears of Turkish lira contagion, and Fed rate hikes have contributed to slowdowns in a number of EMs, including China. On balance: The near-term risk of a global downturn remains very low. But storm clouds are gathering.