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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva’s €11.2bn pension fund pleads for ‘double Yes’ in funding vote

Thu, 18 Apr 2019By

CPEG is anxious about a May referendum that could pave the way for much-needed financing

London crowd

People moves: Mercer appoints UK leader; Lærernes boss to retire [updated]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019By IPE Staff

Mercer, Lærernes Pension, Generali, BMO, Notariaat, BNP Paribas, Buck Consultants, Aon, LPP, Candriam, State Street

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​Finland’s Ilmarinen could cut up to 90 jobs in structural revamp

Wed, 17 Apr 2019By

Pensions insurance giant has started negotiations with its 685 staff over a restructuring process aimed at flattening its hierarchy

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LGPS funds face more change as governance consultation launched

Wed, 17 Apr 2019By

Hymans Robertson has put four options for structural reform to LGPS staff and stakeholders

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UK roundup: Cost disclosure tool signs up 30 clients

Wed, 17 Apr 2019By

Plus: BoAML pension fund secures £400m buy-in with Scottish Widows

Munich Re's head office in Munich, Germany

Munich Re overhauls German pension provision with 90% guarantee

Wed, 17 Apr 2019By

German reinsurer closes old plans, sets up new pension provision with guarantees below 100%

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On the record: Delivering on our promise

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Dmytro Sheludchenko of Sweden’s AP1 buffer fund explains how it constructs and manages its factor-investing portfolios

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How we run our money: APK Pensionskasse

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Christian Böhm, CEO of Austria’s APK Pensionskasse, talks about the organisation’s blend of dynamic and long-term investment strategy 

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Briefing: Emerging markets fail to catch up

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Emerging markets have failed to increase their share of global investible market capitalisation since 2007

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Briefing: Looking to active managers

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Active management versus passive index tracking remains one of the most hotly contested questions in the world of investment management.

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China tech: Playing BATs versus FAANGs

March 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Chinese tech firms offer exposure to rapidly expanding domestic markets

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Ten years ago

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Equity markets reached rock bottom in early March 2009, with the S&P 500 falling under 700 before embarking on a steep bull run that only really lost momentum last October

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Resist the scourge of presentism

April 2019 (Magazine)By

It has become fashionable to insist on the importance of taking a long-term view but few achieve it in practice

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Private equity: An expanding universe

February 2019 (Magazine)By

A significant growth in direct lending has helped boost the private equity market

High yield: Coping with a new environment

January 2019 (magazine)By

This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges

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Long-term matters: Lessons for Climate Action 100+

April 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Fund management is a pretty opaque profession, and no aspect more so than the way investors hold the management of investee companies accountable

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Guest Viewpoint: Manuel Adamini, Sean Flannery, Toby Heaps and Eloy Lindeijer

April 2019 (Magazine)

“Time to invite brown corporates to the green bond party”

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Long Term Matters: BlackRock – time to pull your finger out!

March 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Donald Trump is not the only US leader to ignore the climate emergency. BlackRock’s 2019 letter to companies, timed to coincide with Davos, it was equally silent on the crisis

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Guest viewpoint: David Kavanagh

March 2019 (Magazine)By

The deadline for national implementation of the IORP II directive passed this January

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Guest viewpoint: Lisa Brüggen & Thomas Post

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”

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