We asked a group of European pension funds with total assets of €110bn about governance
We asked a group of European investors with total assets of €84.4bn about their appetite for alternative credit. The answers confirm that the sector is set to grow further.
Three-quarters of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group say investment consultants have added value to their investment portfolio
Twenty-five (86%) of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group say geopolitical risk has increased over the past 12 months
The average listed equities allocation in the portfolios of funds polled for this month’s Focus Group is 31%, with the level of respondents’ allocation ranging from 10% to 59%
Thirteen of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group are in favour of asset managers quoting an ‘all-in’ fee. This involves all fees and charges including transaction costs
Almost a third of investors, seven out of 23 polled for this month’s Focus Group, consider a hard landing in China to be the biggest economic or political risk facing the global markets in 2017.
Just three of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group have increased their allocation to emerging and frontier markets in the past three years
Three pension funds - RPMI Railpen, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Blue Sky Group - discuss their approach to operational due diligence
Livio Raimondi, CIO of PREVIP, a €2.2bn multi-employer DC pension fund in Italy, talks about the fund’s growth aspirations
Bain Capital Credit, an arm of the eponymous private equity house, has come a long way since it was founded in 1998 as Sankaty Advisors
Three pension funds - AP2, Linde and Unilever - talk about their approach to alternative credit
Rachel Fixsen asked Thomas Otbo, Jesper Nørgaard and Erik Callert about the changes being made to the Nordics’ biggest commercial life insurer
Product proliferation is a temptation that has become baked into the business model for many asset management, even if it is rarely in the best interest of clients
Three pension funds - CNPADC, KZVK-VKPB and Sampension - talk about their exposure to real assets
Reima Rytsölä, CIO of Finnish pension fund Varma, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo why it makes sense to keep an allocation to hedge funds
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
As MiFID II comes into effect, asset managers and brokers must negotiate a price for sell-side investment research
Financial institutions are involved in a cyber arms race against criminals
Uncertainties in the euro-zone pose a risk to Greece’s improving economy