Investors set to prioritise healthcare amid demographic shift

Deemed more significant in Europe

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Healthcare is set to get a boost after the sector was identified as ‘significantly attractive’ by 91% of institutional investors and intermediaries across Europe, Asia and the US, according to research carried out by BNP Paribas Asset Management.

The survey, which examined how demographic change has and continues to impact asset allocation, revealed healthcare was a sector of significant interest for nearly all participants, followed by the technology sector (84%), energy (67%), 'agrifood' (63%), leisure and tourism (60%), and real estate (59%). BNP collaborated with Coalition Greenwhich for the study and the latter linked the sectors' growing attractiveness to the pandemic and climate change. Healthcare was prioritised by more investors in Europe and Asia (95%) compared to the US (75%).   But diversity and equality were only ...

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