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Impact Investing

IPE special report May 2018

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Italy

Shanghai at night

Joseph Mariathasan: Fading glories and rising stars

Mon, 30 Apr 2018By

Lessons for Italy and Europe from one of China’s growing tourist hubs

carlo svaluto moreolo

Don’t turn a blind eye to Italian politics

March 2018 (magazine)By

This month’s Italian general election might seem another non-event from an investment standpoint, but it has long-term significance

Altare della Patria, Rome

Italy’s pensions regulator eases path for ‘direct’ fund investments

Mon, 19 Feb 2018By

Fondi negoziali no longer need full stakeholder approval to invest without an intermediary

Spain

Spanish, Italian companies weighed down by UK pension deficits

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Barnett Waddingham warns of “pronounced” pensions impact for companies with UK subsidiaries

Hurricane from space

ESG roundup: UK pension fund body warns members on climate risk

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By

Plus: Southern Europeans lauch investor network, UK government backs social impact, green finance

Italian parliament

Italy considers unwinding ‘Fornero’ law’s state pension age rise

Mon, 4 Dec 2017By

Pension age changes would mean ‘irresponsible’ rise in national expenditure, warns economist

Italy: Focus on flexibility

September 2017 (Magazine)

Lawmakers in Italy are increasing flexibility of access to pensions to soften the impact of the rising retirement age and boost savings

Milan Italy

Italy roundup: Industry schemes back direct lending fund

Fri, 7 Jul 2017By

Byblos, Alifond, Prevedi, Fondo Pensione Quadri e Capi Fiat, INPGI

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Italy: Offering an alternative

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Italian pension fund portfolios tend to be less diversified and domestically focused than other European institutional investors. This looks set to change with a turn towards alternatives

ESG makes headway

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

ESG strategies are becoming more common among Italian pension funds

carlo svaluto moreolo

A pension system renaissance

July / August 2017 (Magazine)

Italy’s pension system is heading in the right direction

Regulation: Focus on access and tax

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Regulatory activity continues, with an emphasis on flexible access to savings and tax advantages

Case Study: Pegaso diversifies

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

As Pegaso reviews its asset allocation, increased diversification and alternative investments are key topics of discussion

italy pensions asset allocation

COVIP: Plenty more work to do

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Italy’s second-pillar pension system is growing and strengthening, but several areas of concerns remain

Governance: a work in progress

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

A recent episode involving major Italian pension funds shows how pension fund governance in Italy is still under the spotlight

Bail-in regulations: Questions on rules

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

First-pillar pension funds for white-collar workers are being treated differently when it comes to protection from bank insolvency

Calculator

IPE 360: Financial literacy can lower political cost of pension reform

Fri, 23 Jun 2017By

Ex-Italian labour minister says financial literacy is key to successful pension reform 

Italy: The EU’s next existential threat?

June 2017 (Magazine)By

Italy’s political system has shifted since the early 1990s from one based on traditional parties to an emphasis on personality-based politics

London eye

Mandate roundup: NEST makes 'strategic' high yield bond move

Thu, 18 May 2017By IPE Staff

Also: Italy’s Fondo Pensione PRIAMO hires BNP Paribas for custody services

Reflection ESG tree

ESG integration helps returns, volatility: State Street survey

Thu, 4 May 2017By Frank van Alphen

80% of institutional investors were satisfied or very satisfied with returns from ESG-tilted allocations

All Latest Italy News

italy

Italy: Offering an alternative

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Italian pension fund portfolios tend to be less diversified and domestically focused than other European institutional investors. This looks set to change with a turn towards alternatives

ESG makes headway

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

ESG strategies are becoming more common among Italian pension funds

Regulation: Focus on access and tax

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Regulatory activity continues, with an emphasis on flexible access to savings and tax advantages

Case Study: Pegaso diversifies

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

As Pegaso reviews its asset allocation, increased diversification and alternative investments are key topics of discussion

italy pensions asset allocation

COVIP: Plenty more work to do

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Italy’s second-pillar pension system is growing and strengthening, but several areas of concerns remain

All Pensions in Italy

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

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