Strategically Speaking: Union Investment

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Union Investment has succeeded in transforming itself into a force in European asset management over the past decade

On the Record: Does Brexit change your investment strategy?

September 2016 (Magazine)

Three pension funds - APK Pensionskasse, ÄVWL and PFA pension - discuss Brexit’s impact 

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SWFs confound the sceptics

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite reports that sovereign wealth funds are cashing in their assets to cope with falling oil prices, the sector is still growing 

Strategic Investment Funds: Different animals to deal with

September 2016 (Magazine)

Strategic investment funds offer interesting co-investment opportunities but have their own rules and incentives, according to Georg Inderst 

Italian Banks: Little cause for panic at this stage

September 2016 (Magazine)By

While Italy’s banks are languishing because of a legacy of poorly performing loans, there is a belief that the EU will not let the sector fail

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Sharp tools needed

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Some contend that book reserve pensions took root in Germany because funded pensions, such as they were, had been wiped out in the hyperinflation of the 1920s

IPE Top 1000: European pension assets grow by 9%

September 2016 (Magazine)

Europe’s pension funds now manage more than €6.7trn in combined assets, a year-on-year increase of 9.4%, according to IPE’s latest Top 1000 Pension Funds survey.

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Investing In Emerging Market Debt: Reasons for optimism

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami looks at why asset managers are increasingly upbeat about emerging markets

Liquidity: Are emerging markets roaring back?

September 2016 (Magazine)

Michael Howell says investors should pay more attention to emerging markets as liquidity conditions are improving while those in developed markets are deteriorating 

Big picture remains positive

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan surveys the prospects for emerging market debt in the world’s main regions

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Long-Term Matters: Have an affair or see a therapist?

September 2016 (Magazine)

An estranged couple, frustrated by their sex life, face a hard choice: have an affair or see a therapist and commit to renewing their relationship.

Guest Viewpoint: Ros Altmann

September 2016 (Magazine)

“It is time the authorities addressed the serious side effects of monetary policy on UK pensions”

Diary of an Investor: Project Waffle

September 2016 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

For some months now, the powers that be here at Wasserdicht headquarters have been looking at moving our Dutch pension fund over the border to Belgium

Long-Term Matters: A world (nearly) on fire

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram.

The passion of the Brexiters, Donald Trump supporters and the far right in many countries is a wake-up call for those who think that all is well with globalisation.

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016By IPE Staff

Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association, Stiftung Abendrot, Association Finance Durable et Investissement Responsible, La Banque Postale AM, Harvest Global, Mirae Asset Global Investments, Edmond de Rothschild AM, Oddo Securities

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Ahead of the Curve: The constants amid the flux

September 2016 (Magazine)

Dominic Wallington says investors need not fear new disruptive technology or turbulent times if they seek out companies with the qualities to survive and flourish

Ahead of the Curve: Fund managers must face fire too

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Matthew Spencer argues that investment managers should feel the pain when they under-perform and not just share in the upside

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