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.
Liability-driven investment's (LDI) dominance as a trend in UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme investment will come to an end by 2021, according to research.
Carl Short has been appointed director of engagement at Hermes EOS in London and started work in March.
Goldman Sachs has put a majority stake of its UK bulk annuity insurance business up for sale.
The value of expressions of interest in the new 55-year gilt launched by the Debt Management Office (DMO) reached £12.8bn within the first hour of trading.
UBS and Nomura have followed Credit Suisse in pulling out of the longevity swap market, citing capital requirements and regulatory changes, PP understands.
More than £2bn of pension fund liabilities was transferred in the third quarter of the year through buy-ins, buyouts and longevity swaps, Hymans Robertson analysis shows.
GP speaks to global asset managers about where they see opportunities arising from the recovery
GP speaks to global asset managers about where they see opportunities arising from the recovery.
Japanese asset managers and pension funds share their experiences dealing with one of Japan's most severe natural disasters. Gavin Blair and Raquel Pichardo-Allison report
JAPAN - Nomura predicts the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan will cut between 0.5% and 1% off the country's GDP next quarter.
Nomura predicts the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan will cut between 0.5% and 1% off the country's GDP next quarter.
CZECH REPUBLIC - Czech pension-overhaul plans are positive for stocks, bonds and the koruna and may help the country win a higher credit rating, Nomura International said.
Institutional investors' interest in emerging markets will continue in 2011 with assets likely to flow at a steady pace, if not a flood.
Nomura Asset Management plans to launch an emerging market small-cap strategy that will determine holdings according to a country's gross domestic product adjusted for purchasing power parity.
GLOBAL - Nomura Asset Management plans to launch an emerging market small-cap strategy that will determine holdings according to a country's gross domestic product adjusted for purchasing power parity.
Global Pensions, in collaboration with Bursa Malaysia, gathered industry experts to discuss how the country's evolving economy is paving a smoother road for foreign investors
Investors are betting on Japanese corporates. In a web debate sponsored by Nomura Asset Management, Global Pensions editor Raquel Pichardo-Allison speaks to Nomura investment specialist Peter Jenkins, Mercer principal Piers Bertlin and Hewitt Associates...
JAPAN - Japanese pension funds are starting to invest in toll roads, ports and pipelines for the first time, seeking higher returns to meet the retirement needs of the world's fastest-aging population.
It's no surprise some investors may harbour reservations about Japanese equities given their history for dire returns, but consultants and asset managers at a recent GP roundtable, sponsored by Nomura Asset Management, said the market is primed for a...
Nomura has launched a fixed income fund offering institutional investors absolute returns through interest rate markets.
EUROPE - Nomura has launched a fixed income fund offering institutional investors absolute returns through interest rate markets.
JAPAN - Religare Enterprises hired a team from KBC Financial Products to tackle the Japanese asset management market.
Peter Jenkins of Nomura Asset Management looks at the long-term potential for gains in Japanese equities