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Aon employees unhappy with scheme's cross-border move

Fri, 17 Apr 2015By

Employee representatives question decision to move Dutch scheme to Belgium, with decision still controversial with staff

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Friday people roundup

Fri, 17 Apr 2015By IPE Staff

Koopvaardij, APG, TELA, DNB, Towers Watson, BlackRock, Schroder Investment Management


Largest Dutch schemes blame 'extreme' ECB policy for funding drop

Fri, 17 Apr 2015By

Quarterly returns up to 11.8% fail to offset increasing liabilities, as funds signal they will file new recovery plans


EIOPA must distinguish second, third pillar in rights transfer consultation

Thu, 16 Apr 2015By

Response from PensionsEurope recommends national transfer markets be established before cross-border possible

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On the Record: How does regulation affect your activities?

April 2015 (Magazine)By Carlo Svaluto Moreolo.

This month three pension funds explain how the changing regulatory landscape affects their activities 

Christian Schegel

How We Run Our Money: Linde Group

April 2015 (Magazine)By

Christoph Schlegel, head of pension investments at Linde, outlines his fund’s economic scenario planning and dynamic investment approach

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Corporate bonds for the long run

April 2015 (Magazine)By David Turner

The post-crisis world of bond investing is favouring the ‘new’ old-fashioned approach known as buy-and-maintain credit

Regulation Round-up: Europe’s changing pensions

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Overview of main regulatory and legislative developments affecting workplace pensions across Europe

UK annuity liberalisation: Challenge or opportunity?

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Tiziana Perrella assesses the impact of annuity liberalisation on UK DB pension funds

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Success (and failure) factors

April 2015 (Magazine)By

Most of the success or failure of a pension system can be attributed to design and input factors

Cashing out

April 2015 (Magazine)By

This is the last leader column I will write for IPE, ending six years as its investment editor

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Crude fallout

Oil price impact on high-yield

April 2015 (Magazine)

The oil price fallout in high-yield has so far been contained within sub-sectors of US energy and migh have opened up energy sector value opportunities

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Long-term Matters: Dear Finance Minister

April 2015 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

In March 2015, leading investment consultants gathered at the residence of a leading UK financier to discuss dangerous climate risk. This is a hypothetical letter from one of the participants.

Guest viewpoint: Karel Lannoo - Centre for European Policy Studies

April 2015 (Magazine)

Despite years of harmonising regulation and a single currency, Europe’s capital markets remain fragmented

Diary of an Investor: The conference calls

April 2015 (Magazine)

Unlike my friend Eddie, I am not a devotee of the conference scene but I do enjoy a good debate, writes Pieter Mullen

Long-term matters: Of herds and bubbles

March 2015 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Aidan Ward

There is much talk in the investment community of the long term and fundamentals. Yet behaviour remains rather short term in practice

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Trading liquidity for yield

April 2015 (Magazine)

Investing in illiquid, private debt markets is undeniably hard work but the rewards can be significant diversification and improved risk-adjusted return

The ‘Japanisation’ of the economy

March 2015 (Magazine)By ,

Martial Godet and Ankit Gheedia warn that their indicators show the rest of the world sliding into ‘Japanisation’ – just as Japan is escaping it

All Ahead of The Curve