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Focus Group

Focus Group: March 2018

March 2018 (magazine)By

We asked a group of 24 pension funds with total assets of €164bn their views on the current risks and opportunities

Focus Group: Risks get real

December 2017 (Magazine)By

We asked a group of 30 pension funds with total assets of €293bn what risks the markets will face during 2018

Focus Group: Extending credit

November 2017 (Magazine)By

We asked a group of pension funds with total assets of €28.2bn about their use of credit

Focus Group: Spotlight on research costs

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension funds have largely been absent from the debate about MiFID II and research costs. We asked a group of pension funds with total assets of over €330bn for their views

Focus Group: EMD inspires confidence

September 2017 (Magazine)By

We asked a group of European pension funds with total assets of €180bn about their emerging market debt strategies

Focus Group: Diversity more than a ‘trend’

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

We asked a group of European pension funds with total assets of €110bn about governance

Focus Group: Credit risk worth taking

June 2017 (Magazine)

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.

Focus Group: Do consultants add value?

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Three-quarters of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group say investment consultants have added value to their investment portfolio

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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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Strategically Speaking: Janus Henderson Investors

February 2018 (magazine)By

Andrew Formica, co-CEo of Janus Henderson Investors, talks about the benefits and challenges of the recent merger

On the record: How do you use investment research?

January 2018 (magazine)

MN Netherlands and PFA Denmark share their views on investment research under MiFID II

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How we run our money: Nokia

January 2018 (magazine)By

Arto Sirvio, Nokia’s director of pensions, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the communication and information technology company manages a large portfolio of pension plans

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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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