March 20, 2018
Brunel Pension Partnership is starting its consolidation of 10 local government pension schemes into one mega fund. CIO Mark Mansley cites pragmatism and cost among the guiding objectives.
When the £16 billion BBC Pension Scheme started moving away from active listed strategies, it was time to rethink its interactions with external managers, starting with a few key questions.
The Church of England's $11.1 billion endowment emphasises having plans in place before markets become minefields. CIO Tom Joy also goes against trends, and he's most particular about managers.
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.