SCHRODERS has launched a "third generation" liability-driven investment product that combines liability-matching strategies and high-growth assets.
Its Schroder Matching Plus platform allows pension schemes to closely align their investment objectives with their liabilities by investing in a series of segregated or pooled liability-matching funds...
State Street Global Advisors has created a solution to help small to medium-sized defined benefit (DB) schemes access benefits typically only available for larger segregated mandates.
Predictions that LDI flows could peak as soon as 2021 have led to hopes of higher gilt yields. However, Stephanie Baxter finds there are many variables at play.
Schemes are becoming cashflow negative at a time they can ill-afford any drag on investment returns. Sorca Kelly-Scholte and Maria Ryan look at solutions to this Catch-22
Structural imbalances in the gilts market have worsened since the central bank's QE programme faced major setbacks. Supply is squeezed and prices are distorted, pushing down yields yet again. Stephanie Baxter asks if we should be worried.
While LDI has been a helpful risk management tool it must adapt to a world where yields have yet again fallen to record lows and prospects for growth assets have deteriorated. Stephanie Baxter reports