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Switzerland

Swiss pension fund seeks passive equities manager via IPE Quest

Wed, 24 May 2017By IPE Staff

Mandate is for CHF150m (€137m)

Veolia plant, US

Veolia trustees appoint Schroders to fiduciary management mandate

Tue, 23 May 2017By IPE Staff

Mandate for energy and waste management firm’s largest UK DB schemes

Lars Løkke Rasmussen, prime minister, Denmark

Danish government drops plan for pension age increase

Tue, 23 May 2017By

Prime minister fails to gather broad political support for longer working from 2025

Washington DC

Long-term investing in European and US equity a must: Larry Fink

Tue, 23 May 2017By

Trump’s US infrastructure plans could still see the light of day ‘despite the noise’ 

Westminster, London

UK election: What the manifestos say

Tue, 23 May 2017By

The Conservatives, Labour, and the Liberal Democrats have laid out their pension policies for the 8 June poll

Aerial view Caracas Venezuela

Joseph Mariathasan: Venezuela – is the risk priced in?

Tue, 23 May 2017By

Venezuela may be a mess, but what counts is whether asset prices reflect the risks

All News

On the Record: Do you invest in real assets?

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - CNPADC, KZVK-VKPB and Sampension - talk about their exposure to real assets

reima rytsola

How We Run Our Money: Varma

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Reima Rytsölä, CIO of Finnish pension fund Varma, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo why it makes sense to keep an allocation to hedge funds

All Interviews

Discount Rates: An exercise of judgement

May 2017 (Magazine)By

A pension fund sponsor in Ecuador has raised an important point about IAS 19 discount rates, reports Stephen Bouvier

Insolvency Insurance: Behind the promise

May 2017 (Magazine)

Insolvency insurance stands behind German and Swedish book-reserve pensions, but the concept has not really caught on elsewhere

Global Economy: Is growth optimism justified?

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami finds that while there are signs that the global economy might be bouncing back, doubts are being raised by the weakness of the recovery

All Briefings

Transition problems

May 2017 (Magazine)By

The travails of defined benefit pension schemes and insurers are well known as they seek to meet liabilities made in previous decades in today’s ultra-low-rate environment

Creative destruction is needed

May 2017 (Magazine)By

The current vogue for optimism about the prospects for the developed economies is overdone. There may be a slight cyclical upturn but its significance is limited

All Analysis and Opinion

Investing In Private Equity: Concerns in a hot market

May 2017 (Magazine)

Joseph Mariathasan finds that high valuations in the private equity market means it can be an easier decision to sell than to buy

Venture Capital: Handle with care

May 2017 (Magazine)

Venture capital is becoming more popular with investors but picking the right firms might not be easy, finds Joseph Mariathasan

Sovereigns look for private boost

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan says the long-term goals of sovereign wealth funds mean they can tap the potential of private markets

All Investing in...

Guest viewpoint: Francesco Briganti, EBWI Employee Benefits and Welfare Institute

May 2017 (Magazine)

It is widely known that EIOPA is studying the possibility of a new EU legal framework for a pan-European occupational defined contribution pension regime

Diary of an Investor: Looking the part

May 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

We at Wasserdicht Pension Funds have been using BIG Asset Management for what seems like an eternity. I have learned two things about BIG over the years

Stock market returns

Joseph Mariathasan: Strategy selection vs manager selection

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

Picking the right approach to global equities can prove more valuable to selecting managers

Long Term Matters: Disrupting CEO pay

April 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

The former CEO of the Investment Association, the trade body that represents UK investment managers, has made a disruptive proposal on CEO pay

Guest Viewpoint: Philip Shier - Society of Actuaries in Ireland

April 2017 (Magazine)

One of the objectives of the European Commission in the revision of the IORP Directive was to enhance the information provided to prospective members, members and beneficiaries of IORPs

All Columns

IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2311

    Asset class: Cash.
    Asset region: OECD.
    Size: EUR 20-200 m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-26.

  • QN-2315

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: $150m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-29.

  • QN-2316

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-31.

  • QN-2317

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Global Emerging Markets.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-05-31.

  • QN-2321

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Switzerland.
    Size: CHF 150m.
    Closing date: 2017-06-05.

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