UK's PPF unveils shortlist for investment advisory services

Tue, 6 Oct 2015By IPE Staff

Framework agreement lists 16 asset managers and consultants

The Houses of Parliament, London

Treasury must 'tread carefully' with pensions tax changes – advisers

Tue, 6 Oct 2015By

Changes to taxation regime under consideration will fail to plug £9trn savings gap, KPMG warns

Stock market traders

Pension funds and asset managers: Never the twain shall meet?

Tue, 6 Oct 2015By Peter Kraneveld

Pension funds and asset managers are suffering from a communication breakdown, argues Peter Kraneveld

Millennium Bridge, Lowry Centre, Manchester

UK government proposes 'British wealth funds' as part of LGPS reform

Mon, 5 Oct 2015By

Chancellor of Exchequer calls for pooling of assets, greater exposure to infrastructure

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On the Record: Are you restructuring your fixed income allocation?

October 2015 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - ÄVWL, PP Pension and Sparinstitutens Pensionkassa - talk about their fixed income portflolios

Ramón Nieto: Geroa Pentsioak

How We Run Our Money: Geroa Pentsioak

October 2015 (Magazine)

Ramón Nieto, CIO of Geroa Pentsioak, explains his fund’s success in achieving high returns

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DC evolution, Netherlands style

October 2015 (Magazine)By

A new pension law next year is expected to speed up the move from defined benefit to defined contribution pension schemes that has been taking place in the Netherlands in recent years

US Illiquid Credit: Bankers by default

October 2015 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Structural changes in banking, regulation and low interest rates are transforming the illiquid loans market

Smart beta bonds: Not so fast

September 2015 (Magazine)By

Carlo Svaluto Moreolo looks at the reasons behind the dearth of smart beta fixed-income products

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Pulled in two directions

October 2015 (Magazine)

It is understandable that politicians covet institutional capital to help finance future economic growth

Letter from the US: From small beginnings

October 2015 (Magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

The US private retirement annuity market is quite small. But it is likely to grow dramatically thanks to the convergence of various factors, including new rules on taxation and new attitudes by both employers and employees

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Global Equities

Global Equities: Ecology of a mega-cap

October 2015 (Magazine)By

China has leapfrogged Japan into second place after the US on the global mega-companies list. Joseph Mariathasan explores attributes that help companies develop into giants 

Global Equities: Where is the treasure?

October 2015 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan assesses the outlook for active management in a global equity sector beset by excessive liquidity and volatility

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Long-Term Matters: Call to voting advisers

October 2015 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Helen Wildsmith

For Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, former chairman of Shell and Anglo American, the hopeful thing about climate change today is that big investors are getting engaged. 

Guest Viewpoint: Philip Neyt on EU pensions reform

October 2015 (Magazine)

Notwithstanding further reforms, most EU member states have improved the efficiency and financial affordability of their first-pillar pension systems

Diary of an Investor: Ten years on

October 2015 (Magazine)By

This month I celebrate 10 years as investment director of the Wasserdicht pension funds and it is heartening to receive warm congratulations from so many friends in the Netherlands and abroad.

Long-term Matters: Learning from coal

September 2015 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, ,

Last month the chief executive of Norges Bank Investment Management, Yngve Slyngstad, offered an implicit admission of error

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