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IPE Conference: Governments must ‘get real’ on infrastructure investing

Tue, 4 Dec 2018By

Infrastructure is the second most popular asset class for investors on a three-year basis, reports CREATE-Research

The UK's DB lifeboat fund has stepped in

Challenges remain for PPF despite funding improvements

Tue, 4 Dec 2018By Elizabeth Pfeuti

More than half of UK schemes are underfunded, with an aggregate deficit of £115bn

PME, PMT hit 100% funding

Dutch metal industry schemes inch closer to benefit cuts

Mon, 19 Nov 2018By ,

The four biggest pension schemes in the Netherlands took a hit to their funding in October

Scrutinising fees

PwC: Asset management costs to drop 20% by 2025

Wed, 14 Nov 2018By Frank van Alphen

Asset managers must embrace new technology to cushion decreasing income, says consultancy group

Rosenborg Castle, Denmark

​PFA hails real estate, alternatives as 2018 gains hit €1bn

Tue, 6 Nov 2018By

CFO says Q3 took a “positive turn”, but year-to-date return was still half that of same period in 2017

Sterling

Equality ruling, equity markets push UK schemes into the red

Mon, 5 Nov 2018By

GMP equalisation estimated to add £15bn to liabilities in October

Polish flag

Poland’s second-pillar funds suffer losses as equity market falls

Thu, 1 Nov 2018By Krystyna Krzyzak

Falling Warsaw Stock Exchange prices drag down returns amid macro concerns

Christian Hyldahl, CEO, ATP

ATP nets DKK3bn profit from private equity holdings in 2018

Tue, 30 Oct 2018By

US bond losses in third quarter dented year-to-date investment profits for Danish fund

Frankfurt stock exchange, Deutsche Boerse, Germany

German investors under pressure to achieve returns, survey shows

Tue, 30 Oct 2018By

Fewer investors now rank security as top concern, according to poll by Union Investment

Oxford University

Long-term equity holdings ‘won’t solve’ USS funding gap, experts warn

Mon, 29 Oct 2018By

‘Keeping more equity for longer won’t magically reduce costs and liabilities,’ consultants argue in open letter to UK’s biggest scheme

middle bridge basel switzerland

Compensate younger members for subsidising retirees: Swiss consultancy

Mon, 29 Oct 2018By

Solidarity in Swiss second pillar system is a necessity but also a burden, conference hears

Northern nights in Norway

​Stronger currency eats into Norway’s sovereign fund in Q3

Fri, 26 Oct 2018By

Yngve Slyngstad cites trade jitters as a weight on markets

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On the Record: The question of hedging

December 2018 (magazine)By

We asked two European pension funds how they hedge against interest rate risk, as the probability that interest rates will rise over the few next years grows 

mikael angberg

How We Run Our Money: Första AP-fonden (AP1)

December 2018 (magazine)By

Mikael Angberg, CIO of Första AP-fonden (AP1), one of Sweden’s buffer funds, outlines the fund’s investment philosophy to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

Strategically Speaking: BlackRock Credit

December 2018 (magazine)By

BlackRock is adding to its global private debt capabilities 

On the Record: Manager Due Diligence

November 2018 (magazine)By

The suspension of a GAM fund manager has revived the discussion about due diligence. We asked three pension funds how they deal with it

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How We Run Our Money: ÄVWL

November 2018 (magazine)By

Christian Mosel, CEO of Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe, the pension fund for doctors in Germany’s Westphalia-Lippe region, talks about his old-fashioned approach to investment

Strategically Speaking: Allianz Global Investors

November 2018 (magazine)By

The debates over the failures of active managers and parallel growth of passive investment often neglect two important facts

On the Record: Small Caps

October 2018 (magazine)By

We asked the senior managers of two European pension funds to describe how they invest in small-cap equities and what are the challenges and opportunities in this asset class

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How We Run Our Money: Kåpan Pensioner

October 2018 (magazine)By

Marie Giertz, CIO of Kåpan Pensioner, the pension fund for Swedish government employees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s strategy and ongoing projects

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  • QN-2496

    Asset class: Commodities.
    Asset region: World.
    Size: CHF 100 – 150 m.
    Closing date: 2018-12-12.

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