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Asset Allocation

How Railpen keeps illiquid asset allocation on track

New research on private markets at Railpen has produced a framework that focuses on scenario planning and the uncertainty inherent in illiquid investments taking account of “portfolio steerability”, allocation drift and the impact on short-term liquidity management resulting in a more dynamic approach.

Energy is the fundamental systemic risk

Tim Hodgson, co-founder of the Thinking Ahead Institute at WTW, makes the case that energy is the metaphorical lifeblood of any system, and is therefore the fundamental systemic risk, and that this insight should inform how we go about our net-zero investing.
Investor Profile

How CPP’s active equities team delivers pure alpha

The active equities team at CPP Investments has abandoned antiquated investment categorisations, such as style and size, and views companies through a more holistic “domain” interpretation. Global head Frank Ieraci discusses the team’s approach and the contributions it makes to the total fund, including capital efficiency, agility and pure alpha.