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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 

Accounting: Ringing up the changes

January 2018 (magazine)By

The slowdown in UK mortality improvements is continuing

Accounting: Resurrecting the past

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Back in 2010, the IASB and its US counterpart, the FASB, published a document that proposed a re-think of financial statements

Plugging the GAAP

November 2017 (Magazine)By

What happens to UK accounting standards after Brexit?

Longevity swap to buy-in

November 2017 (Magazine)

How easy is it to transition from a longevity swap to a buy-in?

Briefing: FRC under fire on company law

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Has the UK FRC failed to enforce Section 172 of the Companies Act on directors’ duties?

Briefing: Proper plan design is way forward

October 2017 (Magazine)

International pension plans involve complex questions of structuring and compliance

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Accounting: Changing assumptions

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

The annual pensions accounting survey from KPMG is revealing on assumptions around asset ceiling guidance, discount rates and life expectancy

All Briefing Pensions

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

Strategically Speaking: Natixis Investment Managers

January 2018 (magazine)By

It is a subtle point but important not to miss. Natixis Investment Managers is in plural form. The group is not just an asset manager but an owner of asset managers and the provider of a global distribution platform

On the Record: Are you a hedge fund investor?

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Merseyside Pension Fund, Stapi Lífeyrissjóður Iceland and Fondo Pensioni BNL BNP Paribas Italy on investing in hedge funds

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How we run our money: Ericsson Pension Foundation

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Christer Franzén , CIO of the Ericsson Pension Foundation, talks about the fund’s capital-preservation philosophy

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BNP Paribas Asset Management: Marching orders

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Frédéric Janbon inherited a complex multi boutique structure in 2015 when he moved from his position as special adviser to the board of BNP Paribas to become chief executive of the asset management business

On The Record: How do you attract and retain investment talent?

November 2017 (Magazine)

APK Pensionskasse, APG Asset Management and Sampension Denmark share their views on hiring and keeping the best investment professionals

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How We Run Our Money: FRR

November 2017 (Magazine)By

Olivier Rousseau, member of the executive board of Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites, talks about regulation, ESG and his vision for the markets

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Briefing: The return of carry

January 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

The carry trade may be making a comeback, after a decade in the doldrums, laid low by the global financial crisis

Briefing: ‘Ill’-liquidity?

January 2018 (magazine)

The changing financial services landscape raises doubts about the belief that publicly traded investments are more liquid than private ones

Monetary policy: Too much of a good thing

December 2017 (Magazine)By

The ongoing economic expansion is set to become the longest in the post-war era, at least for the US. The debate about the pros and cons of zero rates and quantitative easing continues

Private markets: The integration conundrum

December 2017 (Magazine)By Cyril Demaria

Integrating private markets within an asset allocation can be rewarding but is also challenging

All Briefings - Investment

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