From elevating the focus on multi-asset and alternatives allocations to expanding its roster of external managers, the Bureau of Labor Funds’ plans for 2018 are about diffusing the risk.
Risk mitigation and changes in private equity are examples of how the California State Teachers’ Retirement System is positioning itself for 2018. CIO Chris Ailman shares trends he sees ahead.
Hundreds of global investors, including CalPERS and the Swedish buffer funds, have come together to pursue low-carbon goals by working actively with big companies and publicising their progress.
A report by the World Bank showcases the features of the Canadian model that have made it the poster-child of good pension design.
Anna Darnley, 24, recently joined the board of Accenture's UK pension scheme. She and chair Peter George discuss achieving age and gender balance, and what her perspective brings.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund is expanding its efforts to support a low-carbon economy and demanding that other asset owners and the entire finance industry ‘step up’ as well.
The diversity problem in the industry is large. Investors know this, the challenge is how to fix it. Now a handful of funds are showing exactly how its done.
Alaska’s APFC faces an uncertain future as state lawmakers consider tapping into it to address budget shortfalls. The potential cash call makes fund CEO Angela Rodell’s job that much tougher.
Find out how the UK’s $7.1 billion Nationwide Pension Fund has built its alternatives portfolio from nothing to 20 per cent of its assets, by targeting opportunities larger players won’t touch.
AP1 has its sights on broader, more efficient diversification, with plans to intensify its focus on derivatives and shake up its approach to hedge funds. We spoke to CIO, Mikael Angberg.
The UK’s largest public pension fund is de-risking its successful equities portfolio and looking to private debt, emerging-market debt, global credit and UK infrastructure to fill the void.
The UK’s $78 billion USS remains growth focused despite a funding deficit, employing direct investment in private markets and tapping US government bonds in anticipation of lower gilt prices.