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PPF looks to hybrids

The Pension Protection Fund was set up nearly a decade ago to protect members of UK defined benefit pension where the sponsor became insolvent.More insurance provider than pension fund it’s risk tolerance is low and its investments conservative. But chief investment officer, Barry Kenneth, says the portfolio is evolving, including a new allocation to hybrids […]
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A new era for London Pension Fund Authority

An investment banking background brings a different perspective to the role of pension fund chief investment officer, and for the London Pension Fund Authority that means more focus on risk management, quantitative tools and processes, and implementation cost savings. Amanda White speaks with CIO Alex Gracian.   Alex Gracian has only been the chief investment […]