February 23, 2018
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund pours money into private markets in the local economy that are underserved, to spark GDP growth. Despite challenges finding opportunities, it works.
EDHECinfra proposes industry standard benchmarks for infrastructure, based on a framework for measuring risk-adjusted performance and the results from its survey of investors.
Insurance-linked securities should have a larger weighting in many investors’ portfolios, Mercer advises, as last year’s hurricanes and other natural disasters are driving up premiums.
The High-Level Expert Group has carefully prepared a view of the changes needed to make capital markets sustainable. The report establishes a reform agenda that the PRI backs wholeheartedly.
Pension assets grew by nearly $5 trillion last year and the hottest markets were Australia, Chile and Hong Kong. Go inside the numbers of The Thinking Ahead Institute’s annual pension report.
The High-Level Expert Group’s 2018 report provides a range of recommendations for how Europe’s pension funds can better address the risks and opportunities ESG concerns pose for their portfolios.
A pair of researchers cite studies to argue that the ‘bottom-up’ method of constructing multi-factor portfolios reduces transparency and adds complexity, with no visible benefit.
In a recent article for top1000funds.com, Keith Ambachtsheer called the CFA Institute’s curriculum outdated and short on future focus. The institute argues that he should look again.
A look at Corporate Knights’ 2018 ranking of the best companies for ESG reveals that they pay more in taxes, hire more women in executive roles, and generate more clean revenue than their peers.
- APG takes the lead on AI
- North Carolina treasurer up for a fight
- CPPIB focuses managers on long term
- CFA Institute defends curriculum
- Canada’s Caisse innovates in PE
- Pensions’ flawed return forecasts
- CalSTRS to benchmark using ESG mandates
- Europe sets stage for ESG reform
- Pensions add $4.8 trillion in 2017
- The habits of top ESG performers