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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 

Minpension.se is Sweden’s user-friendly pension portal

Communication: Lessons from Scandinavia

June 2016 (Magazine)By

The UK can learn from Scandinavia as it seeks to implement a pensions dashboard by 2019

All Briefing Pensions

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

January 2017 (Magazine)By

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

stefan dunatov

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

Strategically Speaking: Barings

December 2016 (Magazine)By

“An asset manager brand is very important. But, it is not the brand that defines people in the firm, it is the people who will define the brand.” That is the view of Tom Finke, CEO of Barings

On the Record: Are you rebuilding your emerging market portfolio?

November 2016 (Magazine)

Three pension funds - Ericsson pensionsstiftelse, Linde and Previp - discuss their emerging market exposure

How We Run Our Money: Unilever Dutch pension funds

How We Run Our Money: Unilever Dutch pension funds

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Rob Kragten, CEO, and Michael Kaal, director of finance and risk at the Unilever Dutch pension funds, tell Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about risk management and collective defined contribution

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LGPS: UK pools seek thumbs-up

January 2017 (Magazine)By

After months of hard work, the English and Welsh local government pension scheme pools have received feedback on their plans

Economic Policies: Pendulum swings towards use of fiscal stimulus

January 2017 (Magazine)By

There is at least one respect in which President-elect Donald Trump is thoroughly mainstream. His support for a fiscal stimulus is shared by an increasing number of leaders across the western world

Asset-Backed Securities: Shackled by history

January 2017 (Magazine)By

The asset-backed securities markets across Europe struggle to recover from the financial crisis while the EU wavers on necessary regulatory reform

A key element for M&A success

January 2017 (Magazine)

Wolfgang Fickus says mergers and acquisitions can be a riskier strategy than organic growth but buying at the right time increases the potential for value generation

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