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Diary of an Investor: Imperfect foresight

March 2018 (magazine)By

‘Administration!’ declares Geert, our head of investment research one morning. ‘Not a sexy subject.’

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Diary Of An Investor: Paradise lost

January 2018 (magazine)By Pieter Mullen

As our co-investment partners PensionKøbenhavn found recently, unexpected risks can turn round and bite you

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Diary of an investor: A free lunch, or two

December 2017 (Magazine)By

In common with many others, Wasserdicht’s international pension plans have dispensed with most of their traditional active equity allocations over the years

Diary of an Investor: A weak link

November 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

As an investment professional I am used to traditional risk categories like equities, interest rates, inflation and the like. Now it seems we will have to add information security risk to that list

Diary of an Investor: Who bears the cost?

October 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Sometimes I look back fondly on the simpler good old days. 

Diary of an Investor: The price of everything

September 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

We Dutch are well known for keeping an eye on the price of things and for our frugal approach to life. Increasingly, this applies to pension funds

Diary of an Investor: Looking the part

May 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

We at Wasserdicht Pension Funds have been using BIG Asset Management for what seems like an eternity. I have learned two things about BIG over the years

Diary of an Investor: Reading the coffee grains

April 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Can you guess the topic of discussion of the latest Wasserdicht global investment committee? You probably can: it was political risk

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On the record: Do you believe in factors?

April 2018 (magazine)By

Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa (SPK), KBC Pensioenfonds, Migros Pensionskasse

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How we run our money: CEPB

April 2018 (magazine)By

Pierre Jameson, pictured, CIO of the Church of England Pensions Board, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s active and global investment strategy

Strategically speaking: Redington

April 2018 (magazine)By

When they started out in 2006, Redington’s founders claimed they wanted to “do for pensions what Jamie Oliver has done for school lunches”, referring to the popular British TV chef

On the Record: How do you invest in emerging markets?

March 2018 (magazine)By

Three instutional investors – Louvre Endowment Fund, Elo & Amonis – share their views on emerging markets investing 

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How we run our money: MP Pension

March 2018 (magazine)By

Anders Schelde, the new CIO of MP Pension, tells Rachel Fixsen how the pension fund has progressed since striking out on its own in 2015

Strategically Speaking: Deutsche Asset Management/DWS Group

March 2018 (magazine)By

Deutsche Asset Management set about trying to conquer the world in the 1990s and 2000s. CEOs have come and gone, as have brands. Another rebrand will follow this month’s planned IPO

On the record: Do you use custom benchmarks?

February 2018 (magazine)By

Providers can help develop bespoke funds

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How we run our money: Centrica

February 2018 (magazine)By

Chetan Ghosh, CIO of Centrica’s UK pension fund, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo why cashflow-driven investment is the future of pension management

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Derivatives: Pros and cons of central clearing

March 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

While there is uncertainty over exemptions for pension funds, compliance with EMIR could bring benefits

Mortgages: Safe as Dutch houses?

March 2018 (magazine)By

The Dutch residential market offers good opportunities in fixed income, but foreign investors should do their research

history shows us that anything can perform the task of money

Cryptocurrencies and the state

March 2018 (magazine)By Bob Swarup

Digital currencies dominate the media and water cooler conversations these days

Looking towards a new Japan

February 2018 (magazine)By

The Japanese stock market recently hit a 26-year high. This achievement is even more remarkable when considered against the geopolitical backdrop

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