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Multi-Asset Strategies: Can you beat it?

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Investors have for years used a 60% allocation to equities and a 40% allocation to bonds (sometimes inverted) as a simple and informal benchmark for an investment strategy

Asset Allocation: The 60/40 question

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan asks how multi-asset managers are seeking to prove their worth in a low-return, high-correlation world, when a 60/40 equity/bond portfolio looks hard to beat

Testing the value of diversified growth

November 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington finds managers keen to emphasise the robustness of the diversified growth concept following criticism from the likes of Willis Towers Watson

Driving change in the DGF market

November 2016 (Magazine)

Diversified growth funds need to significantly improve their performance, according to Alice Lee

Multi-asset funds: Diversity among the diversified

November 2016 (Magazine)By , Charlotte Moore

Multi-asset funds encompass a wide range of strategies. Brendan Maton and Charlotte Moore profile three such portfolios

The analytics arms race

November 2016 (Magazine)

As the multi-asset investing market grows, the race is on to provide the superior analytics needed to understand portfolio performance, says Sebastian Ceria

Risk parity post-Brexit

November 2016 (Magazine)

Despite the increase in risk in many asset classes from a year ago, risk parity funds have weathered this summer’s volatile markets

Multi-Asset Strategies: Adaptive approaches

December 2015 (Magazine)By

Once, institutional investors were happy to set a strategic asset allocation, ahead of market timing and security selection

Multi-Asset Strategies: Apples and oranges

December 2015 (Magazine)By

As multi-asset strategies have evolved, it has become less easy to assess and compare them on a like-for-like basis

Fixed Income: A time to sow, a time to reap

December 2015 (Magazine)By

The opportunity to add value through tactical asset allocation across the credit spectrum lends weight to multi-asset strategies

Diversified Growth Strategies: Life in them yet?

December 2015 (Magazine)By

Diversified growth strategies were first conceived in the aftermath of the tech bubble and have since amassed a huge volume of assets despite

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Toll road infrastructure

Berkshire Pension Fund to buy 20% of Gresham House for alternatives push

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Strategic relationship being forged as asset manager prepares to launch platform for investment in ‘niche’ alternatives

Frankfurt

Master KVG providers 'underestimating cost awareness', says Telos

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

76% of German investors see costs as important selection criteria – but they are not the top concern

People

New research plots top sources of ESG risk for UK DC default funds

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

PLSA commissioned research given ‘confluence’ of DC and ESG trends

Power plants at daytime

‘Simplistic’ portfolio decarbonisation risks failure on climate change

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By

Pension fund trustees need to ensure decarbonisation methodologies contribute to their goals, argues Ecofin

Dutch Netherlands

Large Dutch schemes welcome government venture capital fund

Tue, 14 Feb 2017By , Nelleke Trappenburg

Cabinet expects its €2.5bn fund for risk-bearing projects will trigger increased participation institutional investors

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    Closing date: 2017-03-03.

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    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 150m.
    Closing date: 2017-03-08.

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