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On the record: Private credit

November 2019 (Magazine)By

As the valuations of traditional credit assets look stretched, we asked two Danish institutions how they invest in alternative credit markets

On the Record: Lower yields

October 2019 (Magazine)By

After the ECB’s announcement of more QE, we asked two pension funds how they plan to manage the prospect of lower yields

On the Record: Emerging markets

September 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two pension funds whether the distinction between emerging and developed markets still makes sense

On the record: China

July/August 2019 (magazine)By

We asked two pension funds to tell us about the case for investing in China and their experience with investing in the country

On the Record: Tough times at home

June 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two pension funds to share their views about investing in Europe at this crucial juncture for its economy 

On the Record: The volatility question

May 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two European pension funds how they view, and invest in, the hedge fund sector at a time when volatility is structurally low

On the record: Delivering on our promise

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Dmytro Sheludchenko of Sweden’s AP1 buffer fund explains how it constructs and manages its factor-investing portfolios

On the Record: Looking beyond Brexit

March 2019 (Magazine)By , , , Paula Garrido

We asked European pension funds whether they see value in investing in UK assets. Despite the uncertainty regarding Brexit, most still see opportunities in the long term

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How we run our money: Amonis

November 2019 (Magazine)By

Tom Mergaerts , CEO of Amonis, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the Belgian €2.1bn pension fund’s uncompromising investment philosophy

Strategically Speaking: Generali Investments

November 2019 (Magazine)By

A year into Generali’s ambitious growth plan, it looks set to meet its promises

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How we run our money: ZVK

October 2019 (Magazine)By

Gregor Asshoff  (pictured), board member of ZVK, the pension fund for Germany’s construction workers, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about upcoming asset allocation shifts

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Strategically Speaking: Wells Fargo Asset Management

October 2019 (Magazine)By

By his own account Nico Marais is an extraordinarily lucky man. The CEO of Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) is keen to use every opportunity to emphasise his good fortune. In Marais’s modest telling of his own story, his success is thanks to the qualities of others, rather than to his own merits. “It’s the story of my life. I’ve just always worked for amazing people,” ...

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How we run our money: PGB

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Harold Clijsen CIO of Dutch multi-sector Pensioenfonds PGB, speaks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about asset allocation, sustainable investment and member communications

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Briefing: There is still room for growth

November 2019 (Magazine)By David Turner

Equity investors putting faith in growth stocks – stocks that are priced expensively relative to fundamentals because they are expected to grow fast – received a shock in early September when they sold off sharply.

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Briefing: Alternatives to large-cap buyouts

November 2019 (Magazine)By

Large buyout funds are a staple ingredient in many institutional pension funds’ private-equity portfolios. Focusing on more diversified private-market strategies could be a better way to achieve return objectives

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Briefing: Draghi’s parting gift on ECB stance

October 2019 (Magazine)By David Turner

If anyone in Europe was left in any doubt on 11 September about the dovishness of the European Central Bank (ECB) under Mario Draghi’s leadership, by close of business on the next day their doubts were surely dispelled. On that day the outgoing president of the ECB unleashed a bout of monetary easing, in an attempt to boost euro-zone inflation from 1% to its target of “below, but close to, 2% over the medium term”.

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Briefing: US makes rapid turnaround

October 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Father Christmas delivered a sack of coal to equity markets last Christmas Eve, with the S&P 500 index losing 1.8%, following a three-day slide. Forecasters had previously been expecting two or three rate hikes in December, as Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell steered that discussion. He had mistakenly assumed that the economy had not yet reached a normal, ...

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