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Impact Investing

IPE special report May 2018

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Ireland

Ireland

Legal & General sets up Irish base for post-Brexit business

Tue, 15 May 2018By

Central Bank of Ireland has authorised LGIM’s Dublin-based subsidiary; MFS plans Luxembourg expansion

Irish flag

Irish pension liabilities hit 167% of GDP

Tue, 24 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Data from Central Statistics Office says figure compares favourably to the UK

Ireland

Managers have three months to guard against no-deal Brexit

Mon, 23 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

If trade talks between the UK and the European Union collapse, experts warn there could be a scramble for Irish fund registrations

Source: Pension Protection Fund, JLT Employee Benefits

One year to go: Brexit’s impact in four charts

Thu, 29 Mar 2018By

12 months away from Brexit, IPE looks at what the decision to leave the EU has – and hasn’t – done for the pensions and investment sectors

Blockchain

Irish and Chinese sovereign funds partner for €150m tech fund

Fri, 16 Mar 2018By

Second partnership between Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation

Flag of Ireland

Auto-enrolment comes to Ireland in sweeping pension reforms

Fri, 2 Mar 2018By

‘Roadmap for pensions reform’ will boost state pension, bring in auto-enrolment and improve scheme governance

Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

Ireland’s SWF backs AI cybersecurity firm with €10m investment

Wed, 21 Feb 2018By

€8.7bn Ireland Strategic Investment Fund backs US-based artificial intelligence company’s new Dublin office

Flag of Ireland

Ireland: Drive is on for auto-enrolment

February 2018 (magazine)By

Auto-enrolment is one of the main goals of the Irish government’s pension reform plans 

IAPF viewpoint: 'We must push on with reform'

February 2018 (magazine)By

A year of change is ahead to prepare for implementation of the revised IORP II Directive and reform of the DC system 

DB Policy: Work in progress

February 2018 (magazine)By

Legislation to improve DB member protections is under consideration and a bill to implement IORP II is expected by the autumn

DB funding: Challenge of low interest rates

February 2018 (magazine)By

Irish pension funds have been struggling with low average funding levels since the financial crisis

Asset allocation: DB pensions act to curb deficits

February 2018 (magazine)By

Defined benefit pension funds are adopting various strategies to reduce risk and boost returns

The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Irish sovereign fund exceeds co-investment target

Tue, 23 Jan 2018By

Every €1m invested by the fund has been boosted by €1.7m from the private sector

The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Irish pension provider to shut staff pension schemes

Tue, 16 Jan 2018By

Workers’ union threatens industrial action over closure of schemes it claims are in surplus

Dublin, Ireland

Employer contributions fail to improve Irish schemes' funding

Mon, 11 Dec 2017By

Companies paid in €9.6bn from 2010-16, consultancy LCP reports

ESG impact trees forestry green

Nine European asset owners among 'most responsible' investors [updated]

Wed, 25 Oct 2017By Florence Chong

1% allocation towards sustainable investments from top 25 funds would outstrip international aid

water

Irish SWF backs clean tech data firm with $5m investment

Tue, 10 Oct 2017By

ISIF invests in floating data centres making use of new water-cooling technology

Ireland: Long path to DB protection

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Politicians seek protection for defined benefit pension schemes that have been wound up

Nestlé's corporate headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland

Nestlé's Dutch scheme sacks in-house funds, drops inflation hedge

Thu, 24 Aug 2017By

Change follows the overhaul of its internal asset management division earlier this year

Ireland

Irish regulator criticises DB schemes' investment strategies

Wed, 16 Aug 2017By

Pensions regulator Brendan Kennedy voices concerns over DB governance and advice

All Latest Ireland News

Flag of Ireland

Ireland: Drive is on for auto-enrolment

February 2018 (magazine)By

Auto-enrolment is one of the main goals of the Irish government’s pension reform plans 

IAPF viewpoint: 'We must push on with reform'

February 2018 (magazine)By

A year of change is ahead to prepare for implementation of the revised IORP II Directive and reform of the DC system 

DB Policy: Work in progress

February 2018 (magazine)By

Legislation to improve DB member protections is under consideration and a bill to implement IORP II is expected by the autumn

DB funding: Challenge of low interest rates

February 2018 (magazine)By

Irish pension funds have been struggling with low average funding levels since the financial crisis

Asset allocation: DB pensions act to curb deficits

February 2018 (magazine)By

Defined benefit pension funds are adopting various strategies to reduce risk and boost returns

All Pensions in Ireland

Carillion vans

Carillion disclosures used as 'good practice' 12 months before bankruptcy

Fri, 18 May 2018By

FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab reflected views of investors, regulator says

tata steel uk will sponsor bsps2

Revamped British Steel scheme reports £2.2bn accounting surplus

Thu, 17 May 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Steelworkers’ union calls for surplus to be passed on to members

Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s-Asda deal to come under regulatory scrutiny

Wed, 2 May 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

The Pensions Regulator steps in after intervention from parliamentary committee

liam kennedy

Matters of life and death

May 2018 (magazine)By

If left to their own devices at retirement, significant numbers are likely to run out of assets years before they die

daniel ben ami

Resist the backlash against tech

May 2018 (magazine)By

Sometimes patterns are not clear until they are examined closely. In the hubbub of daily life it is easy to miss unfolding trends

All News and Opinions

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