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Annuity innovation: A new decumulation solution

March 2019 (Magazine)By , ,

With the decline of DB pension funds, individuals are seeking alternatives for longevity protection

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Auto-enrolment grows globally

February 2019 (Magazine)By

A growing number of countries are planning to reduce the strain placed on public finances of providing pensions to ever more retirees by encouraging individuals to make more adequate provision for their own retirement

Collective DC in the Netherlands

December 2018 (magazine)By

How Dutch collective defined contribution schemes came about and how they differ from other schemes

German Longevity: Are the tables turning?

November 2018 (magazine)By

The rate of increase in life expectancy in Germany appears to be slowing down 

Turkey: Rethinking auto-enrolment

November 2018 (magazine)By Seda Peksevim

Despite generous state incentives in the Turkish auto-enrolment system, opt-out rates are high

UK: Shifts in longevity

October 2018 (magazine)By

Whether or not to insure liabilities via a buyout or buy-in has long been a decision which most defined-benefit pension funds need to consider. Buyout deals have become integral to the pension fund landscape.

Shades of grey on Dutch CDC

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Dutch collective defined contribution is mostly a uniform concept, but with important distinctions

Netherlands: The bond-to-swap trade

January 2018 (magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

Dutch pension funds are picking up a yield premium by using swaps 

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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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