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'Pensions funds should ramp up local investment'

Larger Dutch schemes return up to 1.9% in third quarter

Wed, 1 Nov 2017By

Funding improves significantly following combination of rising interest rates and returns on investments

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NBIM chief warns of volatile stocks as oil fund boosts equities

Fri, 27 Oct 2017By

Norway’s giant SWF posts 3.2% return in third quarter

Stock market returns

Quarterly results boost funding for largest Dutch schemes

Fri, 20 Oct 2017By

Pension funds report quarterly returns of up to 1.9% and year-to-date results of up to 3.9%

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Rising liabilities hamper funding levels across Netherlands: survey

Wed, 4 Oct 2017By Martine Wolzak, Gaby de Groot

Liabilities increased 9% in 2016, wiping out much of the effect of a 10% average investment return

Oxford University

UK university scheme consultation flags possible contribution hike

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

Expectations for future returns ’significantly’ lower

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Pension Fund Performance: Third-quarter results: equities lead the way

December 2016 (Magazine)By IPE Staff

Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.

US Equities: Beating the S&P

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks

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gregg mc clymont

Guest viewpoint: Greg McClymont

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey

Guest Viewpoint: Sarah Keohane Williamson & Matthew Leatherman

November 2017 (Magazine)

“The selection of a benchmark is secondary to many other provisions for encouraging long-term behaviour”

robin ellison

Guest Viewpoint: Robin Ellison

October 2017 (Magazine)

“The FCA has picked the wrong fight. We need a way to rate alternative investments”

Guest viewpoint: Stefan Lundbergh & Kerrin Rosenberg, Cardano

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By ,

“At present, UK trustees do not have the right governance framework in place to be effective or accountable” 

Guest Viewpoint: Avida International

June 2017 (Magazine)

“Fiduciary management has turned into a sophisticated exercise of managing increasingly complex investment value chains” 

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  • DS-2382

    Closing date: 2017-12-14.

  • QN-2383

    Asset class: Residential Property.
    Asset region: Ireland.
    Size: EUR 10m.
    Closing date: 2017-12-18.

  • QN-2384

    Asset class: Equities Switzerland (Large Caps).
    Asset region: Switzerland.
    Size: CHF 550 – 600 mn.
    Closing date: 2017-12-15.

  • QN-2385

    Asset class: Liability Driven Investment.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: Size: EUR 1 Billion, Liability size: EUR 3 Billion.
    Closing date: 2018-01-08.

  • QN-2386

    Asset class: Fixed income.
    Asset region: Global developed markets.
    Size: CHF 500 -1000m.
    Closing date: 2018-01-15.

  • DS-2392

    Closing date: 2017-12-21.

  • QN-2393

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-12-21.

  • QN-2394

    Asset class: Real Estate Industrial.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 10m.
    Closing date: 2018-01-04.

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