Infrastructure

Sustainable infrastructure: An allocation for long-term assets

Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:38 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Philippe Zaouati explains the unique qualities of the sustainable infrastructure asset class

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Finding value in a market of strong performers

After a period of exceptional market conditions, Charlotte Moore looks at the steps asset allocators are taking to ensure decent medium-term returns

Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PIC completes £114m student accommodation infrastructure debt deal

Pension Insurance Corporation has provided £114m of funding as the sole investor in an innovative loan which allows the University of London to redevelop some of its student accommodation.

Professional Pensions | 08 Jul 2014 | 12:56 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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VIDEO: Infrastructure Debt Roundtable

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Budget 2014: Pleas and predictions

Today Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his fourth Budget to the Commons. In previous years there have been wild rumours around Westminster about the statement, but Budget 2014 seems a little less frenzied.

Professional Pensions | 18 Mar 2014 | 13:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Intelligent investing: Where pension funds can make cash work

Agriculture, infrastructure and emerging market (EM) debt all offer pension schemes return benefits, but which is the most intelligent choice?

Professional Pensions | 13 Mar 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Down with alpha: Investors increase risk management focus

More than 80% of institutional investors expect risk management to play a larger role in their investment decision process in future, with less emphasis on chasing alpha, a study shows.

Professional Pensions | 27 Feb 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF announces Dalmore to run PIP’s first fund

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has announced that the Pension Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has launched the PPP Equity PIP Limited Partnership, its first fund.

Professional Pensions | 26 Feb 2014 | 10:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Schemes warned infrastructure debt conditions ‘suboptimal’

Conditions for UK infrastructure debt investing are ‘suboptimal’, experts warn.

Professional Pensions | 20 Feb 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Devon hands £40m infrastructure mandate to Aviva Investors

Devon County Council Pension Fund has awarded a £40m infrastructure mandate to Aviva Investors.

Professional Pensions | 14 Jan 2014 | 12:09 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Autumn Statement 2013: The speech the pensions industry needs

Jonathan Stapleton considers an alternative Autumn Statement the Chancellor may wish to make...

Professional Pensions | 04 Dec 2013 | 15:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Dalmore Capital in line for NAPF PIP equity mandate

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) is in discussions with Dalmore Capital over management of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform’s (PIP) equity mandate.

Professional Pensions | 04 Dec 2013 | 12:07 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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USS continues infrastructure spree with Sydney Airport Link acquisition

The Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited (USS) has bought a 49.9% stake in Airport Link Company which operates stations on Sydney’s underground Airport Line railway.

Professional Pensions | 02 Dec 2013 | 12:42 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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