March 28, 2017
New Zealand Super has pulled back its strategic tilting positions for the first time. The fund now sees better opportunities for active risk in unlisted assets such as timber and distressed debt.
USS's COO Howard Brindle is one of the most experienced investment operations executives in the pension industry, he talks about business transformation and the importance of talent.
The more political appointees and worker representatives sit on US pension fund boards, the more those funds will respond to incentives that encourage riskier investing, research has found.
Steve Ross was a pioneer of fields such as asset pricing, investment management and corporate finance. His colleagues at MIT and Caltech regarded him as generous and kind.
MSCI ESG Research has seen growing demand from institutional investors for data on tax-related risk. In response, it has added data such as geographic revenue transparency to its ratings.
Chief investment officer of the Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico, Jon Grabel, discusses the camaraderie and insights his team gains from a virtual portfolio competition.
- Risk management’s next level 89 views
- NZ Super pares back tilts 43 views
- Never underestimate quality 28 views
- Why Andrew Ang joined Blackrock 13 views
- PGGM, APG lead Dutch sustainability push 11 views
- Subscribe 11 views
- Slow death for Japan’s pension funds 9 views
- Time to make value judgements 7 views
- Listed companies are failing on sustainability 7 views
- Culture is key in the ESG journey 6 views