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French public sector funds tender small cap, EM credit mandates

Thu, 26 Apr 2018By

Both funds specify that managers must have regard to ESG considerations

London's Liverpool Street station

People moves: New board for Nordea Liv & Pension; Robeco CIO to exit [updated]

Thu, 26 Apr 2018By IPE Staff

Nordea L&P, Robeco, PLSA, Hoogovens, MJ Hudson Allenbridge, Provisum, BeFrank, Research Affiliates, SER, Carmignac, Aon

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UK investors press major housebuilder over pay levels

Wed, 25 Apr 2018By

Aberdeen Standard takes public stand over pay at UK housebuilder

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ATP plots more direct investments as returns stall

Wed, 25 Apr 2018By

Danish pensions giant recorded 1% loss in Q1 after stellar gains in 2017

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Kingfisher insures £200m in deal with PIC

Wed, 25 Apr 2018By

£4bn pension scheme of building supplies group has now insured more than 10% of its liabilities

US dollars

Dollar hedge boosts PFZW’s 2017 investment return

Wed, 25 Apr 2018By

Healthcare scheme gains on equities and infrastructure but loses on fixed income, listed property

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On the record: Do you believe in factors?

April 2018 (magazine)By

Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa (SPK), KBC Pensioenfonds, Migros Pensionskasse

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How we run our money: CEPB

April 2018 (magazine)By

Pierre Jameson, pictured, CIO of the Church of England Pensions Board, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s active and global investment strategy

All Interviews

Emerging market debt: A universe in constant flux

April 2018 (magazine)By

Emerging markets have changed enormously since their advent as distinct category in the 1980s

Convertible bonds: Welcome back, volatility

April 2018 (magazine)By

Investing in convertible bonds is a long-only strategy requiring investors to monitor a raft of factors

Derivatives: Pros and cons of central clearing

March 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

While there is uncertainty over exemptions for pension funds, compliance with EMIR could bring benefits

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The right balance

April 2018 (magazine)By

In a world that has demanded greater levels of robustness of financial institutions since the financial crisis, regulators are also faced with how to calibrate the funding requirements of pension funds

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Ireland: The risk of promising too much on reform

April 2018 (magazine)

Ireland must be careful of overpromising when it comes to what its reforms can achieve, or it will lose a golden opportunity to boost public trust in the pension system

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European Equities: Catching up with global growth

March 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

European equities look set to catch up with other developed markets this year after recent underperformance

Small Caps: Positive outlook continues

March 2018 (magazine)By

European small caps could continue to do well in the prevailing economic and political environment

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Long Term Matters: Getting behind the stewardship bullshit on Carillion

April 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Every so often things go so wrong that players are forced to come clean. Which is what has started to happen with Carillion. And it’s not a pretty sight

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Diary of an Investor: Imperfect foresight

March 2018 (magazine)By

‘Administration!’ declares Geert, our head of investment research one morning. ‘Not a sexy subject.’

Long Term Matters: What my illness is teaching me about investment

March 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

When diagnosed with life-threatening conditions, we can be devastated, run from the diagnosis or embrace it and adapt. No prizes for guessing the smarter choice. The same goes for investment decision-makers today

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Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

Long Term Matters: Investment can be a true profession

February 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Carillion, the UK construction company that collapsed recently, reminds us, once again, that investment is yet far from being a credible profession

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