The corporate pension industry landscape has evolved more in the last five years than in the previous five decades. Similarly, the thinking and overall approach to managing corporate pension schemes has also undergone a revolution of sorts, with the concept of scheme ‘de-risking' at the heart of a new investment paradigm.
There can be little doubt that, across the pension industry equation – consultant, trustee, sponsor, investment manager – the critical issue faced today is that of funding level shortfalls and in turn, how to ensure future member benefits.
The key consideration in any approach is gaining a comprehensive, detailed understanding of the risks involved, both general and scheme specific.
09 March 2020
Cashflow and liability driven investing – why you need to separate the two
Effectively managing cashflow and liquidity challenges is becoming increasingly vital for many institutional investors, something which has led to the rising popularity of cashflow driven investing ( ...
17 February 2020
Transition Bonds need to be at the heart of the ‘decade of transition’
Welcome to the 2020s! As we herald a new decade, the challenge facing society has rarely been more clear-cut. In the 1940s, we took on the grand task of defeating fascism.
07 February 2020
Impact investing: A win-win alternative?
Jonathan Dean, Head of Impact Investing, breaks down what exactly defines impact investing, why people are talking about it and where these opportunities can be found.