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Italy's public pensions: Unfinished business?

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italy’s new government plans changes to first-pillar pensions that could have a significant impact on the country’s economy

Second Pillar: A sector comes of age

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Without further measures to increase coverage, Italy’s growing second-pillar pensions will continue to represent only a relatively small share of the overall economy 

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Carlo Cottarelli: “There’s no spending your way out of debt”

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s caretaker prime minister during the recent political crisis, explains why the new Italian government should avoid overspending on pensions and other key budget items

Asset Allocation: Tactics come into play

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italian pension funds are diversifying their asset allocation in response to low yields

Fondo Pensione Byblos: Byblos writes a new chapter

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

A sector fund making bold moves in alternative investment funds

Telemaco: A colourful approach

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

The telecom pension fund has increased diversification significantly, considering alternatives and ESG

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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

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

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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

All Italy

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Italian telecoms scheme appoints Payden & Rygel to €250m mandate

Tue, 16 Apr 2019By

€1.8bn Fondo Telemaco pension fund began an asset allocation overhaul last summer

Generali HQ, Trieste, Italy

Asset manager roundup: Generali backs ex-Pioneer staff’s multi-asset firm

Fri, 12 Apr 2019By

Also: Deutsche Börse buys Axioma in $850m deal; AQR opens Frankfurt office

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Italian schemes issue first tender for joint private equity investment

Fri, 22 Mar 2019By

Five funds have clubbed together to form Progetto Iride, and are seeking a manager for a €216m mandate

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Italian funds team up to invest in alternatives

Wed, 21 Nov 2018By

Eight industry-wide schemes are pooling resources in an innovative approach to illiquid assets

Generali HQ, Trieste, Italy

Generali pensions unit targets cross-border, risk transfer markets

Mon, 19 Nov 2018By

Generali Global Pension will offer de-risking solutions and cross-border plans to multinationals

Rome, Italy

Analysis: European Commission rejects Italian budget plan

Thu, 25 Oct 2018By

Italy’s government is intent on keeping its budget promises after the European Commission rejected its draft plan, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

Altare della Patria, Rome

​Italian mandate roundup: PreviAmbiente, Previbank, Fondenergia

Wed, 24 Oct 2018By

Trio of schemes seek fund managers for ESG, multi-asset and DC portfolios

Generali HQ, Trieste, Italy

Generali Investments splits to create LDI specialist arm

Tue, 2 Oct 2018By

LDI arm separates from ‘growth engine’, which will consist of ‘unconstrained and distinctive’ strategies

All Italy News

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