Behind the scenes look at the governance, structure and decision making, and attitudes to fees, operations and managers, of large investors.
Since splitting from its former inhouse manager, Hermes, the £50 billion British Telecom Pension Scheme has set about redefining itself. With a self-reliance borne of technology, the fund has brought portfolios and functions inhouse and started a bigger push into mature infrastructure.
Sarah RundellNovember 14, 2018
The sheer weight of money behind the world’s largest 100 asset owners represents a huge opportunity to show leadership in the allocation of capital. A Willis Towers Watson report reveals the 100 largest and which ones are meeting the challenge.
Amanda WhiteNovember 12, 2018
The C$60 billion ($48 billion) Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, the latest kid on the block in Canada’s pension scene, is planning its asset allocation 2.0, which will involve more private and direct investments, more internalisation and lower costs. Amanda White spoke to chief executive Bert Clark and chief investment officer Jean Michel.
Amanda WhiteNovember 8, 2018
PennPSERS has announced it pays its private equity GPs about 20 per cent of investment profits. The reveal from the $56.7 billion public pension fund, which came after a laborious process involving 500 staff hours, expands on its commitment to transparency.
Michael Benson, James Grossman and Evelyn WilliamsNovember 6, 2018
In a world where it’s difficult to find asset managers that regularly beat the market, Swedish pension fund AP1 looks for managers by evaluating people, process and culture first. The head of external asset management, Majdi Chammas explains.
Majdi ChammasOctober 31, 2018