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MAS Group

Multi Asset Solutions Group, New York Life Investment Management

NYLIM’s Multi Asset Solutions (MAS) Group invests tactically across the full span of global capital markets, designing comprehensive solutions for a variety of client needs. Managed assets include MainStay Asset Allocation and Retirement Funds, mandates for third parties, and a customized strategy for the New York Life General Account. The team often utilizes a multi-manager framework and has developed a proven track record in selecting and combining subadvisors. MAS also has expertise in using alternative strategies within the context of comprehensive investment solutions.

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Getting True Passive International Exposure

by: ; Maria Rahni, CFA
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When Merger & Acquisition (“M&A”) Activity Slows Down

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM
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Higher Water Brings Rougher Seas

by: ; Robert Serenbetz; Multi-Asset Solutions team
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Volatility is Volatile

by: ; Multi-Asset Solutions team
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Why Insured Municipal Bonds Make Sense Today

by: ; Maria Rahni, CFA
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by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM
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