Mats Langensjö calls for more diverse investment approach for €44bn first-pillar default fund in new report
Construction sector scheme loses 2.1% on currency hedge chiefly due to appreciation of dollar in 2018
IPE’s Top 400 Asset Managers survey reveals extent of growth in interest in passive and index-based investing
Fitz Partners finds that only 13% of Ucits funds would meet tighter performance fee structure conditions effective from December
Fewer than 1% of investment managers in the UK are black, according to a new report from the Investment Association
ATP says access to new car technology and strong potential return as “a match we really like” as it takes a stake in Northvolt
Pension fund wants to maintain currency hedge but has halved the value of the position ‘for strategic reasons’
Legal & General has teamed up with Amazon to develop a blockchain-based pension risk transfer process, dubbed Estua-re
Magnus Billing says Sweden’s Riksgälden should get past its objections to green bonds and learn from French example
Mats Anderson, formerly of AP4, and Philippe Desfossés, ex-CEO of ERAFP, named as supporters of fund targeting €20-40bn in assets
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We asked two pension funds to share their views about investing in Europe at this crucial juncture for its economy
Grégoire Haenni, CIO of CPEG, the public pension fund for the Swiss canton of Geneva, explains the fund’s multidimensional approach to asset allocation
Investors are divided on whether to classify Chinese equities as a distinct asset class
The new European Commission will inherit a coherent but partially implemented Capital Markets Union (CMU) in the autumn. But much needs to be done to consolidate, refocus and re-energise this landmark constellation of policies and objectives.
There is no going back to the days when the key political divide was between mainstream left and right
English evangelical protestants allied with the Quakers initiated the campaign to abolish the UK slave trade in the early nineteenth century. Two centuries later, the Vatican has said that climate change is a “moral and religious imperative for humanity”. Will the fate of fossil fuel companies be defined by public, sovereign and religious investors? And can other investors watch from the sidelines?
A striking indication of ESG’s importance in Switzerland is that Ueli Maurer, the country’s president, will be the keynote speaker at the Swiss Sustainable Finance annual conference in Bern
When I called for investor engagement with Facebook and the social media giants, I did not expect to see a sovereign wealth fund leading such an initiative just three months later
Impact investing has undergone a rapid evolution over the past decade. What originally started with investments in countries at the bottom of the pyramid has become a valid investment approach in developed countries as well.
Vastly reduced costs of launching and building satellites opens up range of new opportunities