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ATP, USS lift stakes in Spain’s Redexis Gas, buying out Goldman Sachs

Fri, 22 Jun 2018By

Danish, UK pension funds join forces with Chinese investment funds to take control

ECB (inauguration of art on site)

Philips scheme cuts government bonds to benefit from rising rates

Fri, 22 Jun 2018By

Strategic divestment comes at the expense of euro-denominated government paper

agriculture

PGGM, UBS collaborate on food security project

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

Investors partner with US and Dutch universities to construct assessment model for UN’s second SDG

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Not considering ESG could mean failing fiduciary duty: Compenswiss

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

MSCI tells investors to check portfolio risk before adding green investments

A cold day in London

Willis Towers Watson launches bundled service for DB schemes

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

OneDB combines admin, actuarial and investment services to set schemes on a path to full funding – and, perhaps, consolidation

Frankfurt

Meet Germany’s new asset owner association

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By

German Association of Institutional Investors – or bii – was established in Frankfurt in mid-May

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On The Record: How do you invest in alternative credit?

June 2018 (magazine)By

Ilmarinen, Unilever, Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe (ÄVWL)

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How We Run Our Money: TPT Retirement Solutions

June 2018 (magazine)By

Cliff Speed, CIO of TPT Retirement Solutions (pictured), tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the fund is trying to develop a portfolio that can withstand market volatility

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Pension Income: As simple as possible but as complex as necessary

June 2018 (magazine)By Per UK Linnemann

The UK government has deregulated to make room for a radical reshaping of the private pensions industry, through the so-called ‘freedom and choice’ policy

UK Equities: The pariah asset

June 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

No one wants UK equities. The influential global fund manager survey published by Bank of America Merrill Lynch reported that they were the most unpopular asset in April

Macro Matters: Populism is far from dead

June 2018 (magazine)By Bob Swarup

Few words are as visceral, and yet as ill-defined, as populism. It has become a catch-all phrase for the sense of malaise sweeping the world

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The price of skill

June 2018 (magazine)By

It remains to be seen whether pension funds regain their appetite for higher-fee alternative strategies that have fallen out of favour in recent years

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Technological diffusion is fraught

June 2018 (magazine)By

It is easy to forget just how long it can take for an invention to become a pervasive technology. Even the most brilliant idea can take time before it is widely adopted

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Hedge Funds: Activist funds turn up the heat

June 2018 (magazine)By

Several hedge funds are among the most successful activist investors

Time for new alpha ideas

June 2018 (magazine)By

New products are making hedge funds look like an expensive way to access alpha

What future for long/short equity?

June 2018 (magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Managers are finding new ways to pursue long/short equity strategies

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Diary of an Investor: What’s up with research costs?

June 2018 (magazine)By Pieter Mullen

In fixed income, no-one has ever really known how the research impacts on investment costs

a large scale investment by aviva in the polish coal industry has placed the firm in the crosshairs of environmental activists

Long-term Matters: Who decides which engagement is fit for purpose?

June 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, , Ian Dunlop

Private responses to my recent article about investors who do ‘BS’ stewardship have raised two key questions

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

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Diary of an Investor: Making an impact

May 2018 (magazine)By

We at Wasserdicht like to think that our company has a positive impact around the world as a pump and flood protection equipment multinational

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

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Ahead of the Curve: Valuable tools for EMs

June 2018 (magazine)By Binu George

Emerging markets have smaller safety nets, making them prone to boom and bust cycles

Ahead of the Curve: Robots opening doors

May 2018 (magazine)By Jonathan Cohen, Heenal Patel

The robotics and automation theme has been gaining a lot of attention recently for good reasons. There is an industrial revolution  emerging across all industries as they realise that the new tools and applications being developed will be highly disruptive to existing business models. These new technologies cover everything from autonomous cars and delivery drones to surgical tools.

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