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Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland

​Icelandic pension funds buck performance trend with gains

Fri, 22 Mar 2019By

Pension Fund of Commerce generates 4.3% after overseas investments grow; Gildi adds 5.8% through domestic bonds performance

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Aberdeen Standard strikes agreements on UK small cap, China ventures

Fri, 22 Mar 2019By

FTSE 100-listed investment house joins forces with Gresham House and enters China’s pension market

Stockholm, Sweden

​AP1 picks managers to run €4.3bn in global emerging market equities

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Swedish state pension buffer fund releases 14-strong list after May 2018 tender

Glasgow, Scotland

Strathclyde allocates £900m to quartet of private debt managers

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Alcentra, Barings, ICG Longbow and Partners Group to run new mandates for Scotland’s biggest pension fund

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Folksam invests SEK2.8bn in World Bank bond to combat food waste

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Swedish pension fund is sole investor in IBRD’s sustainable development bond

UK High Court

Analysis: UK pension equality costs ‘lower than forecast’

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Estimates from 128 listed companies collated by IPE include a £177m bill for HSBC 

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On the Record: Looking beyond Brexit

March 2019 (Magazine)By , , , Paula Garrido

We asked European pension funds whether they see value in investing in UK assets. Despite the uncertainty regarding Brexit, most still see opportunities in the long term

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How we run our money: Bank of Ireland

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Paul Droop  (pictured), CIO of the Bank of Ireland’s staff pension scheme, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo  about his approach to building a shockproof portfolio 

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US economy: Overpricing recession risk

February 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Financial markets have suffered a nasty bout of indigestion since October. The interplay of sentiment and volatility induced widespread pessimism, with added concern that market tantrums could subsequently bleed into the real economy

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CLO supply outstrips demand

February 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Do reports of a growing wariness over collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) mean that the good times are over for the investment vehicle?

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Briefing: Collateral challenges

January 2019 (magazine)By

Rising interest rates put collateral management strategies to the test

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Beyond the annuity waiting room

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Fintech is hard to escape in daily life – whether personal finance apps, crowdfunding investments or robo-advisers.

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The euro crisis is not over

March 2019 (Magazine)By

The euro’s existential crisis subsided several years ago but it would be wrong to assume it has disappeared. The forces that could undermine its integrity have not vanished.

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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

Global Equities: Valuation vagaries

December 2018 (magazine)By

Mean reversion is useful in valuing stocks, but there are many unpredictable factors that can disrupt long-term assumptions 

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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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Guest Viewpoint: Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA Institute

January 2019 (magazine)By

The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975 

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Long Term Matters: What do Facebook’s investors care?

January 2019 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Mark Zuckerberg “is a bigger threat to American democracy than Donald Trump”, says David Runciman, professor of politics at Cambridge University

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  • QN-2519

    Asset class: Fund wrapper.
    Asset region: Global.
    Size: EUR 80m.
    Closing date: 2019-03-29.

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