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Impact Investing

IPE special report May 2018

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg reserve fund gains 3.9% as EM managers underperform

Thu, 17 May 2018By

€16.5bn fund has implemented a revised investment strategy with seven new mandates awarded

Frankfurt at sunset

German managers reassert dominance over US players in KVG market

Wed, 16 May 2018By

Austrian Kepler Fonds best KVG in German market, beating Metzler and Investec

Salisbury Cathedral

Sterling rebound dampens Church Commissioners’ 2017 return

Tue, 15 May 2018By

Church of England’s investment portfolio gains 7.1% as managers warn of subdued earnings in near term

Stock market returns

Company performance at risk from ignoring human rights, say investors

Mon, 14 May 2018By

Human rights platform observes a ’race to the top’, but names and shames 28 companies tthat have shunned engagement

TV camera

Broadcaster eradicates £83m pension deficit in first quarter

Fri, 11 May 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

ITV has reduced its net DB shortfall from £328m at the end of 2016 to zero at the end of March

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belgium

Belgium: Focus on risk and returns

March 2018 (magazine)By

Pension funds face lower returns and greater regulatory pressures

Investment returns: Record year for equities boosts European pensions

March 2018 (magazine)By IPE Staff

In a year full of records for equity markets, European pension funds posted positive results – with most improving on their 2016 investment returns

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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Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

luke hildyard

Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

keith ambachtsheer

Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

will goodhart

Guest Viewpoint: Will Goodhart, CFA UK

January 2018 (magazine)

“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”

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

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  • QN-2435

    Asset class: CLOs.
    Asset region: Global.
    Size: USD 50m.
    Closing date: 2018-05-22.

  • QN-2436

    Asset class: Real Estate - Core Open-ended Real Estate Equity Fund (non-listed).
    Asset region: Asia Pacific.
    Size: Approx. CHF 70-100m per investment.
    Closing date: 2018-05-25.

  • QN-2438

    Asset class: High Yield Bonds.
    Asset region: US.
    Size: USD 300 million.
    Closing date: 2018-05-25.

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