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Diary of an Investor

Diary of an Investor: Political perils

February 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Last month I met with my old friend Thijs, who is CIO of a large UK corporate pension scheme, working in a small investment office in the UK with an enlightened CEO

Diary of an Investor: Too much information

January 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Our investment committee members had quite a few questions at the final meeting of 2016. Brexit, Trump, the equities rally, long-bond yields, emerging markets: the trustees kept the topics coming thick and fast

Diary of an Investor: Diversity counts

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Recently we had to admit that the trustee board of the Wasserdicht Dutch pension fund isn’t very diverse. Of course, we fulfil the requirement to have one female trustee and one under the age of 40 and have for some time

Diary of an Investor: War stories

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Last month I joined our co-operation partners at PensionKøbenhavn in Copenhagen for a private round table of institutional investors discussing real assets

Diary of an Investor: At the high table

October 2016 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Recently, I was invited to join a network of financial academics as a ‘practice adviser’, which means I speak to them regularly about the challenges our pension fund faces and what we are doing in the investment portfolio.

Diary of an Investor: Project Waffle

September 2016 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

For some months now, the powers that be here at Wasserdicht headquarters have been looking at moving our Dutch pension fund over the border to Belgium

Diary of an Investor: What chain?

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Last year, if anyone had mentioned blockchain my first associations would have been Bitcoin, the dark web and cybercrime. But such new concepts have a habit of shifting shape

Diary of an Investor: It’s the way you say it

June 2016 (Magazine)By

Wasserdicht’s Dutch pension fund is looking to improve the way it communicates with members. Or as Rolf, our chairman of trustees, puts it, the way we talk about bad news

All Diary of an Investor

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How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

Strategically Speaking: Dodge & Cox

February 2017 (Magazine)By

For most investment professionals the aftermath of an almighty financial crash would probably not seem like a good time to launch an asset management firm

On the Record: How do you ensure successful manager selection?

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa, Grafton Pension Plan and Advocates Pension Fund - share their views on manager selection

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How We Run Our Money: Coal Pension Trustees

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Stefan Dunatov, CIO of Coal Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about his vision for managing the UK coal industry’s legacy schemes

Strategically Speaking: Asset Management One

January 2017 (Magazine)By

With ¥52.75trn (€430bn) in assets under management, Asset Management One is perhaps the largest global asset manager that IPE readers have never heard of

On the Record: How will your asset allocation change?

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - CWPS, ERAFP and Stapi - discuss chnges to their asset allocation

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How We Run Our Money: ENPAM

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Emilio Giorgi (pictured), chief risk officer at ENPAM, Italy’s largest private pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its commitment to investing in projects that directly benefit its members

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World Trade: Is protectionism on the rise?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Developments in the US and Europe presage a substantial change in the conduct of international trade

The European insurance challenge

February 2017 (Magazine)By

European insurers may turn to a wider range of asset management strategies as they face up to difficult market conditions

Re-defining hedge fund fees

February 2017 (Magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Hedge fund fees are just one part of the cost equation. The real discussion should be about value for money and not headline fees

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ESG: UN goals strike a chord

February 2017 (Magazine)By

The UN Sustainable Development Goals, agreed by world leaders in September 2015, have captured the imagination of many in the European institutional investment community

All Briefings - Investment

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