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Alternatives

Unlevered infrastructure - challenging convention index

Investors broaden range of alternative assets, study shows

Thu, 23 Feb 2017By

Preqin data shows third of institutions now hold four or more alternative asset classes

Toll road infrastructure

Berkshire Pension Fund to buy 20% of Gresham House for alternatives push

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Strategic relationship being forged as asset manager prepares to launch platform for investment in ‘niche’ alternatives

Top 1000 Switzerland

Switzerland: SBA calls for investment guidelines rejig to boost alternatives

Thu, 16 Feb 2017

Asset class categorisation must be changed to help facilitate bigger allocations to alternatives

Heidelberg, Germany

BaFin to curtail German pension funds' alternatives allocations

Thu, 26 Jan 2017By

Changes to German investment regulations may increase minimum bond rating requirements

Zurich

Switzerland: All-time high in alternatives allocation

Thu, 26 Jan 2017By

Statistics show larger funds produced better returns in 2016

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ExxonMobil under pressure from Church Commissioners

Church Commissioners turns up pressure on ExxonMobil

Tue, 28 Feb 2017By

Church’s £7bn fund leads second attempt to secure greater disclosure at oil and gas giant

Offshore wind farm

UK's NEST adopts ‘climate aware’ fund for default strategy

Fri, 24 Feb 2017By

NEST is seeding a new UBS-managed equities fund with climate ‘tilts’

Netherlands View

Metalworkers' scheme rejects carbon reduction target

Thu, 23 Feb 2017By Frank van Alphen

Dutch PMT prefers to achieve reduction through engagement which takes effects on firms’ staff into account

Blue skies on a sunny day

IIGCC urges TCFD to do more for comparable climate data

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

IIGCC responds to draft recommendations on climate disclosures by companies, investors 

Stockholm, Sweden

Nordic roundup: Sustainable Value Creation, Folksam, KLP, Oslo

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

Major investors shown to have boosted governance and sustainability practices at Swedish firms

People

New research plots top sources of ESG risk for UK DC default funds

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

PLSA commissioned research given ‘confluence’ of DC and ESG trends

Handshake

Mandate roundup: Foncer, Epap, Enpapi, PKH, Nottinghamshire

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By

Italian pension funds have issued searches for balanced and fixed income managers

Hoogovens plant in IJmuiden, Netherlands

PME targets carbon reduction of 25%

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By Frank van Alphen

Goal to be achieved through engagement with 10 largest emitters

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Guest Viewpoint: Rudyard Ekindi

February 2017 (Magazine)By

”Asset managers are from Mars, asset owners are from Venus”

Guest Viewpoint: Cllr Kieran Quinn

January 2017 (Magazine)

“The UK local government pension investment regulations are a step in the right direction”

Guest Viewpoint: Jon Little - Northill Capital

December 2016 (Magazine)

“Successful managers are hard to find but those that do exist generally share some common characteristics”

Guest Viewpoint: Chris Curry - Pensions Policy Institute

November 2016 (Magazine)

The pensions world is constantly changing. In the UK, more DC savers, coupled with recently introduced flexibility of access, will increase the levels of risk and complexity for many

Guest Viewpoint: Peter Kraneveld - International Pensions Adviser

October 2016 (Magazine)By Peter Kraneveld

Pension funds are not about politics, but their investment portfolios include political risk

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IPE QUEST

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  • DS-2277

    Closing date: 2017-03-03.

  • QN-2279

    Asset class: European leveraged loans.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 150m.
    Closing date: 2017-03-08.

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    Asset class: All/large Cap Equity.
    Asset region: Indian.
    Size: $200m.
    Closing date: 2017-03-13.

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