Building a modern growth portfolio - Have Diversified Growth Funds actually disappointed? Jemma Arfield and Chris Binns explore whether investors are expecting too much.
ESG is a hot topic at present for those who manage DC pension schemes. Regulatory requirements from the DWP and TPR means trustees now have to consider how ESG affects the investment strategy for their members. What are the implications of this change?
Chris Pritchard provides insight into Alternative Risk Premia (ARP). This refers to generating returns by taking risks that are quite different to traditional market risks, such as equity risk and credit risk.
There are now only just over six months to go before the new regulations on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure come into effect for pension schemes.
Large funding deficits and low yields have meant that, for many trustees, annuities haven’t been considered a suitable asset over the last decade. However, that picture is changing slowly.
Trustees of DB schemes must consider many factors when considering a superfund transaction; buy-outs offer more security but are not always affordable.
Managing the risks is just as important in DC as it is in DB. By using the right kind of risk measures, we can focus on investment strategies on the end goals that actually matter.
Trustees of defined contribution pension schemes face increasing responsibility, as information must now be made available to the general public.
Supported by attractive pricing from insurers, many scheme are finding opportunities to de-risk using bulk annuities, meaning demand is extremely strong.