How hedging against rising rates with credit—rather than sovereign bonds—can offer a better trade-off between liability-relative risk and return.
NEST announced today (15 May) that it has awarded a high yield bond mandate to J.P.Morgan Asset Management to further diversify members’ portfolios and offer attractive returns in an otherwise low-yielding fixed income environment.
DC plans should consider adding multi-asset credit strategies to their default strategies
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
This quarterly publication from our Pension Solutions and Advisory Group provides UK pension funds with timely updates on market trends, funding levels and the latest industry and product developments.
In recent years, defined contribution (DC) plans have often found it difficult to focus on investment as they have grappled with a series of legislative and regulatory changes.
An alternative risk premia strategy is itself more diversified than a diversified growth fund or an all-equity portfolio.
As we compiled the 2018 edition of our Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions, the world economy has enjoying its best period of synchronized growth in more than a decade.
With global recessionary risks rising, we provide a framework to help UK pensions prepare for near-term risks that could challenge the fulfillment of their sponsor covenants.
Many UK defined benefit (DB) pension funds are well along on their de-risking journey. What lies ahead now is relatively unexplored territory. Here we set out things to consider in building a runoff investment strategy.