A recent ruling by the UK Tax Tribunal decided that the imposition of UK income tax on the property income of a German pension scheme was unlawful under EU law
Some entities will not be eligible to offer PEPP products in Bulgaria, which looks like a recipe for market confusion
With the decline of DB pension funds, individuals are seeking alternatives for longevity protection
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
How Dutch collective defined contribution schemes came about and how they differ from other schemes
The rate of increase in life expectancy in Germany appears to be slowing down
Despite generous state incentives in the Turkish auto-enrolment system, opt-out rates are high
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.
We asked two European pension funds how they view, and invest in, the hedge fund sector at a time when volatility is structurally low
Andrea Ash (pictured), investment director at RPMI Railpen, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the UK pension fund’s private markets strategy
Self-described lifelong quant Rob Arnott finds the quantitative-investing industry often guilty of “overhyping and overselling” ideas
Dmytro Sheludchenko of Sweden’s AP1 buffer fund explains how it constructs and manages its factor-investing portfolios
Christian Böhm, CEO of Austria’s APK Pensionskasse, talks about the organisation’s blend of dynamic and long-term investment strategy
The growth of non-bank lending in Europe is often mentioned as a trend that could radically transform the European economy. This remains to be seen, but if banks gradually give some of their dominance in the lending market, then firms such as Cheyne Capital Management stand to benefit.
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
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
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Investors are divided on whether to classify Chinese equities as a distinct asset class
Emerging markets have failed to increase their share of global investible market capitalisation since 2007