Origination is a powerful tool. A strong origination capability can provide access to high-quality loans, and consequently, generates strong and resilient returns in a low-yield environment. Here Patrick Marshall assesses how our unique origination strategy...
Integrating ESG into sovereign risk analysis adds a holistic and long-term perspective, which can lead to better portfolio construction, says PIMCO's Lupic Rahman
Malcolm Jones of Standard Life Investments answers questions on DC default design and some of the principal challenges for DC providers
NEST CIO Mark Fawcett explains how the intermediary community evaluates an investment approach
Catherine Doyle looks back on 2017 and finds much to be optimistic about in the world of DC
David Bint of Standard Life Investments explains the importance of taking behaviour into account when designing a default fund
Think active bond funds tend to come off second best to passive funds? Think again, says Jamil Baz, global head of client analytics, PIMCO
David Poulton, head of client services, at Legal & General Retirement, explains the company's collaborative approach both before and after the purchase of an insurance policy
Andy Dickson of Standard Life Investments considers the shift towards passive investing, and recommends factoring in the growing uncertainty involved with equity investment over time.
In the latest of Newton Investment Management's DC updates, Julian Lyne looks to the US for lessons in protecting DC schemes
For long-term investors, CLO equity can offer attractive return potential, even late in the credit cycle, says PIMCO
Lupin Rahman of PIMCO considers the economic outlook for emerging markets
Matthew Bullock of Wellington Management warns against investor complacency and outlines strategies for growth and income designed for uncertain times.
Patrick Marshall of Hermes compares direct lending markets on both sides of the Atlantic
Origination is a powerful tool. A strong origination capability can provide access to high-quality loans, and consequently, generates strong and resilient returns in a low-yield environment. Here we assess how our unique origination strategy acts as a...
Professional Pensions spoke to two Mercer experts about transferring risk to insurers. Here is what they had to say…
Professional Pensions spoke to Russell Investments about how to make the most of currency exposures. Here is what they have to say…
In the fifth of Newton Investment Management's DC updates, Al McMutrie of BNY Mellon says platforms are set to evolve, grow and consolidate
In the sixth of Newton Investment Management's DC updates, Nick Pope considers solutions to the problem of shrinking annuity yields
Cashflow matching has become a much talked about topic as many closed DB schemes are about to turn cashflow negative. This requires a new approach for managing risks in what effectively has become the end game.
Karen Watkin of AllianceBernstein (AB) explains how trustees can measure the effectiveness of their default strategy
2017 marks Legal & General's 30th year in the bulk annuity market. In this article Ashu Bhargava discusses how pricing has evolved in that time, ultimately giving pension scheme trustees greater opportunities than ever to de-risk.
Currency Strategist Van Luu of Russell Investments shows how thoughtful management of currency risks and opportunities can help investors reach their objectives despite the low return environment
David Hutchins of AllianceBernstein (AB) explains how the firm's target-date funds kept a lead through a challenging market environment