Interviews

  • Pedersen
    Interviews

    How we run our money: PKA

    November 2021 (Magazine)

    Michael Nellemann Pedersen, CIO at PKA, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo  about the Danish pension provider’s investment philosophy

  • Ralf Seiz
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    Strategically speaking: Finreon

    November 2021 (Magazine)

    Established 12 years ago as a spin-off from Switzerland’s renowned University of St Gallen, Finreon is a quant asset management specialist that styles itself as an investment adviser and a think tank. It has recently weighed into the debate on portfolio decarbonisation with a novel solution for listed equities.

  • Gregoire Haenni
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    On the record: Beware of the label

    November 2021 (Magazine)

    Three European pension funds share their views on greenwashing and discuss what to do about it

  • Ten weeks into Covid 19
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    Books: COVID: The first 10 weeks

    October 2021 (Magazine)

    Ten Weeks into COVID-19: Psyche, Money and Narratives: An interpretation of the crisis, Pascal Blanqué, Economica, 2021

  • Hartwig Liersch
    Interviews

    How we run our money: PMT

    October 2021 (Magazine)

    Hartwig Liersch (pictured), chief investment officer at Pensioenfonds Metaal & Techniek (PMT), tells Tjibbe Hoekstra how the largest private market pension fund in the Netherlands is looking to strengthen its investment policy to address the climate crisis

  • Versey, Mark
    Features

    Strategically Speaking: Aviva Investors

    October 2021 (Magazine)

    Insurance-owned asset managers can be difficult to pigeonhole. Some have forged strong specialisms, often in fixed income, but now also in alternatives like property or niche credit. Others have remained a corporate backwater absorbed by group general-account assets.

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    On the record: Private markets

    October 2021 (Magazine)

    Three European pension funds discuss their views and strategies with regard to asset management fees, particularly in private markets 

  • VAN LANSCHOT KEMPEN
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    Interview: Lars Dijkstra, Van Lanschot Kempen

    September 2021 (Magazine)

    Lars Dijkstra, Van Lanschot Kempen’s new head of sustainability, explains his new role at the recently combined asset management franchise

  • Aspinall
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    How we run our money: The People’s Pension

    September 2021 (Magazine)

    In a valedictory interview, Nico Aspinall, outgoing CIO of The People’s Pension, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about running one of UK’s largest occupational defined contribution pension schemes

  • Hanna Kaskela
    Interviews

    On the record: Aiming for carbon neutrality

    September 2021 (Magazine)

    Two Nordic pension funds discuss their ambitious climate transition strategies

  • Andersson Mats
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    Interview: Mats Andersson – French honour for Swedish pioneer

    September 2021 (Magazine)

    AP4 former CEO Mats Andersson was awarded the Légion d’Honneur at the French Embassy in Stockholm this summer – an accolade that made the international nature of his achievements plain

  • Fadi Abuali
    Features

    Strategically speaking: Goldman Sachs Asset Management

    September 2021 (Magazine)

    If you are a pension fund, insurer or sovereign wealth fund and you haven’t heard from Goldman Sachs already, it probably won’t surprise you to learn that they want to talk to you – about a variety of alternative investment opportunities they want to put your way as a potential debt or equity fund investor, co-investor or all three.

  • Ivonne Forno
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    Exit interview: Ivonne Forno

    July/August 2021 (Magazine)

    Ivonne Forno, former CEO of Laborfonds, reflects on her experience of building one of Italy’s most successful pension institutions 

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    How we run our money: Fondo Pensione Nazionale BCC CRA

    July/August 2021 (Magazine)

    Sergio Carfizzi (pictured), CEO of Italy’s Fondo Pensione Nazionale BCC CRA, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s ambitious alternative-investment programme

  • Florence Barjou
    Features

    Strategically speaking: Lyxor & Amundi

    July/August 2021 (Magazine)

    Lyxor has made a mark over the 20-plus years of its existence, pioneering managed accounts for hedge funds, including the first dedicated institutional managed account platform, that it created for PGGM in 2010. 

  • Frjálsi lífeyrissjóðurinn
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    On the record: Unlisted priorities

    July/August 2021 (Magazine)

    Two pension funds discuss how their strategies for non-listed investments are evolving

  • Mitesh Sheth
    Interviews

    Interview: Mitesh Sheth, chief executive officer at Redington

    June 2021 (Magazine)

    A year and a half ago, Phoenix Equity Partners, a UK mid-market private equity firm, agreed a majority investment in Redington, an independent investment consultancy. 

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    How we Run our Money: LGPS Central

    June 2021 (Magazine)

    Mike Weston (pictured), CEO of LGPS Central, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about creating a state-of-the-art investment-management operation 

  • Caroline Escott_RPMI
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    On the record: Stewardship in action

    June 2021 (Magazine)

    IPE asked three pension funds about their stewardship strategies and agendas ahead of the 2021 AGM season

  • Tim Flynn
    Features

    Strategically speaking: Hayfin – no hayseed

    June 2021 (Magazine)

    Europe’s abortive football super league didn’t collapse from want of loan capital this April. It collapsed, instead, because of a catastrophic lack of cultural fit with the ethos of the sport.