In a world where negative real interest rates are increasingly widespread, how should investors go about targeting higher returns?

How should investors think about moving away from defensive postions to allocating risk to assets offering the potential for higher returns?
What are quantitative and qualitative factors that should be taken into account ?
Which asset classes do we recommend in this environment ?

Speakers :

William De Vijlder

CIO, Strategy & Partners, member of management committee,
BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Victoria Whitehead :

Portfolio Manager Euro Investment Grade, Long-Only Corporate Investments, Global Credit, BNP Paribas Investment Partners