Special Reports

In-depth reports on key thematic topics

Latest Special Reports

Top 1000 2021

Top 1000 Pension Funds 2021: Powering on ahead

September 2021 (Magazine)

With a gross headline increase in pension assets of over €800bn – or 9.8% – Europe’s pension fund asset pools can be said to have powered through the COVID-19 crisis, riding the market highs to bank a solid recovery. 

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Risk transfer: A story of pent-up demand

September 2021 (Magazine)

Next year’s transaction values could exceed 2019’s record as trustees’ attention turns to future longevity

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Outlook for Europe: Shining lights for venture capital

June 2021 (Magazine)

The European venture capital market was a no-go area for institutional investors in the decade following the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s but allocations to the asset class have increased over recent years. Today, Europe’s thriving startup sector is providing lucrative investment opportunities, as we analyse in this report.

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Top 500: Beyond the beauty parade

June 2021 (Magazine)

How does post-pandemic normality look for institutional asset managers and their clients when it comes to manager selection and ongoing client communication? IPE has tracked the views of pension funds and others over the last 12 months or so to understand how they have adapted to online manager search, selection and interaction. In the main, the transition has been a smooth one, albeit with mixed views on the efficacy of virtual meetings.