KKR Releases 2022 Mid-Year Global Macro Outlook: Walk, Don't Run
KKR, a leading global investment firm, today released KKR's 2022 mid-year outlook by Henry McVey, CIO of KKR's Balance Sheet and Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation (GMAA). In "Walk, Don't Run," McVey outlines his team's perspective on how the macroeconomic narrative is shifting from a singular focus on surging inflation expectations and central bank policy efforts to one where inflation and tightening financial conditions are adversely impacting corporate profits.
In the piece, McVey and his team make a number of out-of-consensus calls, which include:
McVey and his team continue to believe that a combination of excess stimulus, heightened geopolitical risks, sticky supply side constraints and a changing relationship between stocks and bonds, have created a new investing regime. As such, they urge investors to pay close attention to the following mega themes as they navigate this new environment:
Links to access this report in full as well as an archive of Henry McVey's previous publications follow:
About Henry McVey
Henry H. McVey joined KKR in 2011 and is Head of the Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk team. Mr. McVey also serves as Chief Investment Officer for the Firm's Balance Sheet, oversees Firmwide Market Risk at KKR, and co-heads KKR's Strategic Partnership Initiative. As part of these roles, he sits on the Firm's Investment Management & Distribution Committee and the Risk & Operations Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. McVey was a Managing Director, Lead Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Learn more about Mr. McVey here.
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The views expressed in the report and summarized herein are the personal views of Henry McVey of KKR and do not necessarily reflect the views of KKR or the strategies and products that KKR offers or invests. Nothing contained herein constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice nor is it to be relied on in making an investment or other decision. This release is prepared solely for information purposes and should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. This release contains projections or other forward-looking statements, which are based on beliefs, assumptions and expectations that may change as a result of many possible events or factors. If a change occurs, actual results may vary materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date such statements are made, and neither KKR nor Mr. McVey assumes any duty to update such statements except as required by law.