UK - Schroders has launched a third generation liability driven investment (LDI) platform aimed at reducing investment uncertainties by bringing a closer match to assets and liabilities.
Schroder Matching Plus is designed to mix liability ‘matching’ funds with a range of growth ‘plus’ funds to meet pension scheme needs. The platform claims to be efficient as assets will not be tied up in low returning assets for liability matching.
The Matching Plus platform enables schemes of all sizes to hedge liability risks whilst seeking controlled growth from a wide range of return seeking funds.
Schroders head of investment Alan Brown said: "The twin catalysts for change, the experience of the last bear market and FRS17, are ensuring that liability centered strategies are firmly on the agenda."
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