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Special Report

ESG: The metrics jigsaw


Pensions in Italy

Roberto Arioli

Private equity: Visions of the future

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

Is Project Iris, a joint effort by Italian pension funds to invest in alternatives, a sign of things to come?

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IORP II: Race to adopt new rules

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

Putting the new IORP II rules in place will be a challenge for Italian pension funds in areas like risk management

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ESG picks up steam

July/August 2019 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

 Italian pension funds have been late starters in embracing ESG principles but they are catching up fast 

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COVIP: The glass is half full

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

Despite its several ailments, the health of the Italian pension industry keeps improving

gianmaria fragassi

A real alternative to help Italy's economy

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

A review of think tank Itinerari Previdenziali’s and Borsa Italiana’s recent project on Italian pension funds’ real-economy investments

First pillar: Ahead of the game

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

Italy’s privatised first-pillar pension funds are modernising their strategies


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

All Italy

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​Mandate roundup: AP1 tenders for new global custodian

Tue, 5 Nov 2019By , IPE Staff

Plus: Italy’s Fon.Te picks government bonds manager

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Mandate roundup: $400m for US equities on offer via IPE Quest

Tue, 29 Oct 2019By IPE Staff

Plus: ERAFP retenders convertible bonds, federal state of Saxony-Anhalt seeks small and mid-cap manager

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​Investors welcome new corporate green debt structure

Mon, 14 Oct 2019By

APG and MP Pension positive on Enel’s general purpose bond with higher coupon on offer if environmental targets missed

italian funds appoint manager to run joint private equity mandate

Italy roundup: Fon.Te ups equities allocations in raft of changes

Tue, 1 Oct 2019By

 Separately, €3bn Laborfonds is seeking managers for its balanced, dynamic sub-funds

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How Europe’s pension sectors are preparing for Brexit

Fri, 27 Sep 2019By IPE Staff

IPE asked regulators and industry bodies in EU member states how they have been preparing for the UK’s scheduled departure from the bloc on 31 October

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​Mandate roundup: £1bn LGPS fund preparing low-carbon switch

Fri, 6 Sep 2019By ,

Plus: Solidarietà Veneto tenders two mandates worth €328m; Cardano details six fiduciary mandates

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Italian funds appoint Neuberger Berman to run joint private equity mandate

Fri, 30 Aug 2019By

Five industry-wide defined contribution schemes have joined forces to invest €216m in private equity

Giuseppe Conte

Chart of the Week: Italy’s coalition collapses – bond markets barely blink

Fri, 23 Aug 2019By

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte quit his post this week, signalling the end of the controversial coalition government of the Five Star Movement and the Northern League

All Italy News


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