Public markets are shrinking while private markets are attracting huge amounts of capital. But it is still not clear which is the better bet
Academic studies have cast doubt on the existence of a premium for investing in small-cap stocks
Smaller companies are realising they must keep up with ESG and impact-investing standards to remain successful
Some US smaller companies may benefit from America First policies but others will not
Comparisons of the performance of listed smaller companies and private equity are fraught with difficulty
Investors have to work hard to gain an information edge to successfully exploit small-cap markets
The IASB board decided to take a blank page approach to explore whether new or different information about employee benefits would be more effective
As we approach the 2020s, what have we learned about pension investing in the last 20 years?
There is a growing consensus that there needs to be a shift from extraordinary monetary policy to fiscal activism. Although quantitative easing (QE) will continue, there is a widespread recognition that its effects are diminishing.
Investors should take note of the debate taking place within the factor investing industry. On one side, are those who support a purist approach to the definition of factors, arguing that factor strategies should be built using factor proxies that undergo rigorous scientific tests. Scientific Beta, the organisation linked to
The Dutch social affairs’ minister Wouter Koolmees has spared millions of Dutch pensioners last month from having their pension payments cut in 2020, after the government granted pension funds a year’s grace period to restore coverage ratios.
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IPE asked three pension funds how private equity managers are progressing in terms of integrating responsible investment
Torben Möger Pedersen , CEO of PensionDanmark, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo that he sees the Danish pension provider as part of an improved Scandinavian welfare system
I am probably a little bit uncompromising,’’ says Noël Amenc, the founding CEO of Scientific Beta, the provider of factor indices and strategies. To those who know him that is an understatement.
As the valuations of traditional credit assets look stretched, we asked two Danish institutions how they invest in alternative credit markets
Tom Mergaerts , CEO of Amonis, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the Belgian €2.1bn pension fund’s uncompromising investment philosophy