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FIS Oxford '15

Alternative investments grow in attractiveness

Alternative investments have become a valuable income stream and liability matching tool at UK pension fund Centrica says Chetan Ghosh, Chief investment Officer at the £6.7 billion pension fund. With current gilt yields making liability matching expensive, the fund has begun investing in alternative strategies that include solar panel installations benefiting from the government’s Feed-in-Tariff, […]
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Are there enough credit opportunities to go around?

Investors are all talking about the same thing –that alpha will come from selective opportunities and implementation techniques within sectors, and the next year will be less about strategic or beta bets. Specifically credit opportunities remain front and centre of the collective investors’ radar. Managers, it turns out, are all also talking about the same […]
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Centrica focuses on dynamic decision making

For the Centrica pension fund, which adopts a liability-matching portfolio approach, last year was busy for appraising new opportunities arising out of the fact banks are no longer lending. This year its focus is on being more dynamic. Amanda White spoke to chief investment officer of the £5.5 billion ($9 billion), Chetan Ghosh. The Centrica […]