Investors say they like to, and want to, focus on the long term, but they often don’t know how to change their practices to orient their governance and investments to do so. Now, finally, a guide has been developed for investors to use as benchmark for implementing strategies for long-term investment. The guide is an […]
Amanda WhiteMarch 18, 2015
Emerging markets debt is typically seen as an asset class in which investors can gain alpha through using active and usually external managers that charge for their niche access to segments of the market and on-the-ground local expertise. However, two large institutional investors – Danish pension fund PFA and New Zealand Superannuation Fund – are […]
SAM RILEYJuly 25, 2012
For the past five years David Neal has been integrating the vision of “one team, one portfolio” into the culture of the investment team at the $77-billion Future Fund. This has now been set in stone – well, porcelain – with coffee cups bearing the moniker used by staff throughout the organisation. The slogan is […]
Amanda WhiteJune 20, 2012
NZ Super has diverged from allocating assets according to a long-term strategic distribution and now actively allocates assets away from a reference portfolio. Head of portfolio design, David Iverson, discusses why this approach is superior for the fund’s purposes.
Amanda WhiteAugust 17, 2011