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UK LGPS: Good news is good news

March 2017 (Magazine)By Brian Bollen

Securities services providers have a ring-side view of the pooling process for the UK local government pension sector. Brian Bollen polls the opinions

Regulation Roundup: Pension outlook in Europe

March 2017 (Magazine)By

IPE reviews regulatory and legislative changes affecting pensions in key European countries

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

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On the Record: How do you get the best out of consultants?

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - BNL BNP Paribas, Heidelberg Cement and Istituto di Previdenza del Cantone Ticino - share insights on working with consultants

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How We Run Our Money: NEST

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Mark Fawcett, the CIO of NEST, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what the future holds for the UK’s fast-growing defined contribution scheme

Strategically Speaking: ChinaAMC

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Asset management is one of the few areas of business where, so far at least, the Chinese have made little global impact. No Chinese firm was even in the top 100 in the 2016 IPE rankings

On the Record: How do you deal with geopolitical risk?

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Industriens Pension, Migros Pensionskasse and SPMS – explain their approach to managing geopolitical risks 

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How We Run Our Money: Carillion Pension Trustees

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Robin Ellison, chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the scheme’s approach to de-risking and regulation

Strategically Speaking: Lyxor Asset Management

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Fiduciary management is a potential solution to the problems of countless pension funds in Europe. Lyxor Asset Management is raising its efforts in this area

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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 

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Europe: Managing geopolitical risk

April 2017 (Magazine)By

European investors face an unprecedented array of political risks over the next few months. Daniel Ben-Ami reports 

India: Tax net benefits from bold move

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan finds India’s recent demonetisation exercise has caused some economic pain but it has also greatly increased the number of taxpayers in the country 

Active Fixed Income: Battle for the edge in bond markets

March 2017 (Magazine)By Paul Amery

Active bond managers are having to work hard to convince investors that they can provide better value for money than passive strategies

Equity Strategy: Each to their own

March 2017 (Magazine)By

What one investor sees as risk might not be the same for another, writes Joseph Mariathasan. It all depends on the objective of the individual investor

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