Professional Pensions spoke to Natixis Investment Managers about a recent survey of over 60 defined contribution (DC) plans in the UK which found that many DC schemes have both the liquidity and the positive intention to invest in illiquid assets.
Pension funds believe they have an important role to play in addressing major societal issues through green investment decisions, research by Natixis Investment Managers finds.
The UK continues to lag behind its global counterparts for retirement security, ranking 17th out of 44 nations in Natixis Investment Managers’ global retirement index.
Two thirds (62%) of institutional investors believe the popularity of passive investing has increased systematic risk, research by Natixis Investment Managers finds.
After a year of stellar growth and stubbornly high valuations, asset bubbles may forming that could lead to market corrections. Stephanie Baxter looks at what 2018 has in store
Almost two-thirds of UK-based institutional investors, including pension funds, expect asset bubbles to negatively impact performance in 2018, according to research by Natixis Investment Managers.
Last year put geopolitical risk on the map for pension schemes. Charlotte Moore looks at how this can affect their portfolios
This year is set to be a bumpy ride with yet more geopolitical events and tensions between central bank policies. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at investment predictions for 2017.
Investors will eye up active and alternative strategies next year to help them cope with market volatility arising from economic and political forces, according to research.
There is a risk savers could be "dissuaded" from starting their pension or increasing contributions as a result of Brexit, warns Natixis Global Asset Management.
Top stories this week included shortlists for the UK Pensions Awards, results of PP's administration survey, and how to cut FX rading costs in half. Here's what you might have missed.
Helen Morrissey says education is key to improving the UK retirement system
PP looks at why the UK is lagging behind its northern European neighbours
The UK has slipped four places to 22 in a global survey looking at the countries with the best - and worst - retirement security.
Geopolitical risk is the greatest concern for institutional investors in 2015, according to research.
FRANCE - Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) has acquired a controlling interest in investment advisory firm Darius Capital Partners.
Andrew Short asks if absolute return funds are failing to fulfil their remit and whether they still have a role to play in today's fund portfolios
State Street Global Advisors; Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Schroders; Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec; Pension Corporation; Russell Indexes; Arnerich Massena; Natixis Global Associates.
Giovanni Legorano speaks to industry experts about the changing competitive landscape of the private equity industry
FRANCE - The Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites (FRR) has hired six firms to run a combined €4bn (US$5.9bn) in inflation-linked bond mandates.