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Germany: A disappointing revolution

February 2017 (Magazine)By

The government is opening the door to pension plans that will lighten the burden on companies, yet the pensions industry is still dissatisfied, Barbara Ottawa reports

Pension Investing: Asset allocation to stay a relative value game

January 2017 (Magazine)By , Amin Rajan

In the second article in a new series, Pascal Blanque and Amin Rajan argue that quantitative easing will continue to distort asset prices for the foreseeable future despite the rise of populist politics

A macro demographic analysis of pensions investing

January 2017 (Magazine)

Amlan Roy argues for a broader understanding of the factors that drive pension fund risk and asset allocation

Accounting: Just ignore the FRC

November 2016 (Magazine)By

The UK government’s release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act has brought into question the Financial Reporting Council’s pronouncements on distributable profits. Stephen Bouvier explores the issue

US Pension Governance: Upgrading for the 21st century

September 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

US public pension scheme trustees are having to develop the expertise and structures to deal with increasingly complex operations and demands of the sector. Christopher O’Dea reports

Asian Pension Funds: Strength in numbers

September 2016 (Magazine)

Partnerships, co-investments and asset pooling are on the rise as Asian institutions take a more collaborative approach towards investment

Resaver: Researchers in cross-border test

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

A pension plan for European academics could become a model for cross-border pensions, writes Barbara Ottawa

Pensions Accounting: Appeal of a lesser evil

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

The International Accounting Standards Board has agreed to investigate a last-ditch attempt to address the challenge of hybrid-risk plans. Stephen Bouvier explores the issues 

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How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

Strategically Speaking: Dodge & Cox

February 2017 (Magazine)By

For most investment professionals the aftermath of an almighty financial crash would probably not seem like a good time to launch an asset management firm

On the Record: How do you ensure successful manager selection?

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa, Grafton Pension Plan and Advocates Pension Fund - share their views on manager selection

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How We Run Our Money: Coal Pension Trustees

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Stefan Dunatov, CIO of Coal Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about his vision for managing the UK coal industry’s legacy schemes

Strategically Speaking: Asset Management One

January 2017 (Magazine)By

With ¥52.75trn (€430bn) in assets under management, Asset Management One is perhaps the largest global asset manager that IPE readers have never heard of

On the Record: How will your asset allocation change?

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - CWPS, ERAFP and Stapi - discuss chnges to their asset allocation

Emilio Giorgi

How We Run Our Money: ENPAM

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Emilio Giorgi (pictured), chief risk officer at ENPAM, Italy’s largest private pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its commitment to investing in projects that directly benefit its members

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World Trade: Is protectionism on the rise?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Developments in the US and Europe presage a substantial change in the conduct of international trade

The European insurance challenge

February 2017 (Magazine)By

European insurers may turn to a wider range of asset management strategies as they face up to difficult market conditions

Re-defining hedge fund fees

February 2017 (Magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Hedge fund fees are just one part of the cost equation. The real discussion should be about value for money and not headline fees

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ESG: UN goals strike a chord

February 2017 (Magazine)By

The UN Sustainable Development Goals, agreed by world leaders in September 2015, have captured the imagination of many in the European institutional investment community

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