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Mandate roundup: Ircantec awards five mandates worth €2.8bn [updated]

Mon, 13 May 2019By

Plus: German church fund awards currency overlay mandate to Metzler; Italian education workers’ scheme shakes up manager line-up; Hampshire hires JP Morgan

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Italian telecoms scheme appoints Payden & Rygel to €250m mandate

Tue, 16 Apr 2019By

€1.8bn Fondo Telemaco pension fund began an asset allocation overhaul last summer

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Asset manager roundup: Generali backs ex-Pioneer staff’s multi-asset firm

Fri, 12 Apr 2019By

Also: Deutsche Börse buys Axioma in $850m deal; AQR opens Frankfurt office

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Italian schemes issue first tender for joint private equity investment

Fri, 22 Mar 2019By

Five funds have clubbed together to form Progetto Iride, and are seeking a manager for a €216m mandate

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How we run our money: Laborfonds

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Ivonne Forno (pictured), the CEO of Laborfonds, the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo shortly after the fund’s 20th birthday

Strategically Speaking: Tages Group

January 2019 (magazine)By

Saying that Tages is an investor in alternative asset management businesses does not really do justice to its eclectic nature

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Italian funds team up to invest in alternatives

Wed, 21 Nov 2018By

Eight industry-wide schemes are pooling resources in an innovative approach to illiquid assets

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Generali pensions unit targets cross-border, risk transfer markets

Mon, 19 Nov 2018By

Generali Global Pension will offer de-risking solutions and cross-border plans to multinationals

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Analysis: European Commission rejects Italian budget plan

Thu, 25 Oct 2018By

Italy’s government is intent on keeping its budget promises after the European Commission rejected its draft plan, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

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​Italian mandate roundup: PreviAmbiente, Previbank, Fondenergia

Wed, 24 Oct 2018By

Trio of schemes seek fund managers for ESG, multi-asset and DC portfolios

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Generali Investments splits to create LDI specialist arm

Tue, 2 Oct 2018By

LDI arm separates from ‘growth engine’, which will consist of ‘unconstrained and distinctive’ strategies

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Cancelling 2011 reform ‘could cost Italy €8bn’: reports

Mon, 1 Oct 2018By

Last week’s budget confirmed Italian government’s plan to roll back the Fornero reforms

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Asset management roundup: Generali backs ‘disruptive’ startup with $4bn

Fri, 21 Sep 2018By

Also: Willis Towers Watson’s AMX crosses $6bn threshold with insurance client

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Italian railways scheme launches search for private debt managers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018By

Eurofer to invest €25m as Italian schemes’ appetite for alternatives grows

Altare della Patria, Rome

€11bn Italian fund launches alternative investment tenders

Fri, 27 Jul 2018By

Fondo Pensione Previndai is seeking up to nine private equity, infrastructure and direct lending managers

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Italy's social security chair warns on pension impact of border closure

Mon, 9 Jul 2018By

Interior minister Salvini accuses Boeri of being political

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Shareholders for Change gives voice to Europe’s small investors

Wed, 4 Jul 2018By

New association of small institutional investors wants to tackle niche ESG topics

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Italian doctors' scheme gains 4.1% as it boosts domestic assets

Tue, 3 Jul 2018By

“Portafoglio strategico Italia” takes stake in domestic bank alongside two energy firms

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Italian pension funds cut bonds in diversification push

Mon, 2 Jul 2018By

Occupational and personal fund investors have reduced holdings in government debt

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Quitaly? How Italy’s new leaders could redefine European politics

Fri, 1 Jun 2018By

As Italy’s government gets to work, the whole of Europe faces a period of potentially momentous change, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

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Italy's public pensions: Unfinished business?

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italy’s new government plans changes to first-pillar pensions that could have a significant impact on the country’s economy

Second Pillar: A sector comes of age

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Without further measures to increase coverage, Italy’s growing second-pillar pensions will continue to represent only a relatively small share of the overall economy 

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Carlo Cottarelli: “There’s no spending your way out of debt”

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s caretaker prime minister during the recent political crisis, explains why the new Italian government should avoid overspending on pensions and other key budget items

Asset Allocation: Tactics come into play

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italian pension funds are diversifying their asset allocation in response to low yields

Fondo Pensione Byblos: Byblos writes a new chapter

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

A sector fund making bold moves in alternative investment funds

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Study highlights imbalance between dividends and pension payments

Fri, 24 May 2019By

LCP found that FTSE 100 companies paid £90bn to shareholders and just £13bn to pension funds in 2018

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Sustainability accounting standards investor group expands

Wed, 22 May 2019By

NBIM, Brunel Pension Partnership and Canadian pension funds among 15 new members of advisory group

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Life expectancy will continue to fall in 2019: KPMG

Mon, 13 May 2019By

Longevity swap contracts could be ‘out of the money’ given major shifts in data on life expectancy, warns accountancy group

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Connecting climate dots

May 2019 (Magazine)By

The transition to a low-carbon economy should lead to significant economic opportunity

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Cultivating judgement

May 2019 (Magazine)By

One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases

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