Professional Pensions | 04 Dec 2014 | 16:42 |
Stephanie Baxter speaks to Lothian Pension Fund – winner of Best Use of Alternatives Award at the Scheme of the Year Awards – about how it has reduced costs by investing directly in alternatives
Mark Fawcett used to work for millionaires in hedge fund management. Now he makes money for the average person in the street as the chief investment officer of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST). He joined the organisation in 2008 and reflects on the difference between the two roles.
Professional Pensions | 24 Nov 2014 | 10:18 |
Real estate and infrastructure have been on pension fund agendas for a while now. But is there space in their portfolios for even more esoteric asset classes? Angele Spiteri Paris reports.
Professional Pensions | 13 Nov 2014 | 13:59 |
The IMF is concerned that global economic expansion will never go back to levels seen prior to 2008, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 11:39
Stephanie Baxter looks at research accusing consultants of exaggerating LGPS performance from alternatives.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 10:52 |
The industry has been urged to embrace new asset classes and retirement income freedoms by Sir Bob Geldof.
Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 15:32 |
PP editor Helen Morrissey says the London Mayor's criticism of public sector schemes was unfair.
Professional Pensions | 07 Oct 2014 | 13:10 |
Philippe Zaouati explains the unique qualities of the sustainable infrastructure asset class
Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:38 |
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 |
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 |
Professional Pensions | 25 Jun 2014 | 16:26 | |
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 |
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 |
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