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Hinkley Point nuclear

Nuclear pension plan hones in on £40m bulk annuity

Thu, 14 Mar 2019By

Combined Nuclear Pension Plan plans to enter into a buyout and wind up its GPS EnergySolutions section

EU Brexit meeting

A Brexit checklist for UK pension funds

Thu, 14 Mar 2019By Faye Jarvis

Hogan Lovells’ Faye Jarvis explores what the UK’s departure from the EU could mean for pension fund trustees

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German pension schemes tripled use of pooled funds since 2005

Mon, 11 Mar 2019By

Increased securitisation and diversification could lead to “disruptions”, warns Kommalpha

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UK pensions watchdog to clamp down on ‘excessive’ dividends

Tue, 5 Mar 2019By

Companies must prioritise pension funding when finances come under pressure, TPR says

Airbus

Lift-off for new Airbus DC scheme in Germany

Fri, 1 Mar 2019By

Since January, 20,000 employees have signed up to the new ‘defined ambition’ arrangements

Bookshelf

UK publishing company agrees £500m buy-in with L&G

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Deal brings total liabilities insured to £1.7bn following transactions in 2017 

Bo Foged

Interview: ATP boss on NOW: Pensions sale and future plans

Tue, 19 Feb 2019By

Sale of UK subsidiary comes as Denmark’s biggest pension fund looks set to get even bigger

Bookshelf

Netherlands roundup: Publishing scheme eyes buyout

Wed, 13 Feb 2019By ,

Also: Private credit specialist targets Benelux expansion

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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: Bank of Ireland

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Paul Droop  (pictured), CIO of the Bank of Ireland’s staff pension scheme, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo  about his approach to building a shockproof portfolio 

Strategically speaking: Neuberger Berman

March 2019 (Magazine)By

This year is a milestone for Neuberger Berman. It marks the 10th anniversary of the re-emergence of the firm as an independent, employee-owned in-vestment manager, as well as the 80th anniversary of its founding

On the record: Asset management fees

February 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two European pension funds about their attitude to asset management fees and costs

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How we run our money: Laborfonds

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Ivonne Forno (pictured), the CEO of Laborfonds, the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo shortly after the fund’s 20th birthday

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Strategically Speaking: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Following the group’s reorganisation, SMTAM’s David Semaya outlines ambitious plans to widen their international expansion

On the Record: Adapting to change

January 2019 (magazine)By

As the equity markets begin 2019 in worse shape than last year, we asked three European pension funds how they conceive and execute their equity strategy, in order protect the portfolio

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How We Run our Money: PWRI

January 2019 (magazine)By

Xander den Uyl, chairman of PWRI, the Dutch fund for disabled workers, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its particular approach to ESG

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China tech: Playing BATs versus FAANGs

March 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Chinese tech firms offer exposure to rapidly expanding domestic markets

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Macro matters: Brexit’s challenge for Europe

March 2019 (Magazine)By Bob Swarup

It is human nature to reduce the complexity of reality to simple rules, simple foci and simple decision points. In this, Brexit is no different

Buyouts: Philip Green’s M&S venture

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Philip Green, a British retail billionaire, is perhaps best-known for the controversy surrounding the pensions deficit of his defunct BHS high street chain

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US economy: Overpricing recession risk

February 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Financial markets have suffered a nasty bout of indigestion since October. The interplay of sentiment and volatility induced widespread pessimism, with added concern that market tantrums could subsequently bleed into the real economy

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