Infrastructure

Budget 2014: Pleas and predictions

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

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.

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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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USS buys stake in Airline Group for £143m

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has acquired a 49.9% non-controlling stake in the Airline Group in the latest in a string of infrastructure investments.

Professional Pensions | 19 Nov 2013 | 08:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Friday Buzz: Ban consultancy charging in all DC

PP research reveals most readers think consultancy charging is inappropriate in all defined contribution (DC) schemes.

Professional Pensions | 15 Nov 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Buzz: Infrastructure has a place in DC strategies

The vast majority of contributors said there was a role for assets like property and infrastructure in defined contribution (DC) strategies.

Professional Pensions | 15 Nov 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Video: The infrastructure opportunities on offer

In the second of a two-part roundtable debate on infrastructure, PP looks at the opportunities on offer; and the government's current approach to infrastructure investing.

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Achieving better member outcomes - A practical guide to DC pensions

Shedding light on the key challenges, the Aon Hewitt guide helps you identify what you are trying to achieve for your DC members and deliver a positive impact on their outcomes. The guide examines the current situation and existing challenges, and suggests potential solutions, with clear action points for employers and trustees.

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How smart is Smart Beta?

 

John Brown, Senior VP and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH Investment Management discusses whether or not ‘Smart Beta' is genuinely smart, and if it is really beta.

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