Allocating to multi-asset credit managers, who seek out alpha opportunities without constraint, can improve risk-adjusted returns for the average DB plan.
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
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.
Our summer 2019 edition looks at UK pension buy and maintain strategies, the globalisation of real estate holdings and the importance of timing when investing in a volatile, late cycle environment.
Are your private credit allocations positioned for uncertainty?
We examine how negative cash flow impacts funding, risk and return for pension plans and provide insight on how plans are likely to adapt their investment strategies in response, taking into account current capital market conditions and our 2018
UK pension plans concerned about how to invest in a volatile, late cycle environment may want to consider two practices: continue effective rebalancing and don’t postpone further duration hedging in anticipation of rising rates.
UK pension funds are moving to globalise their real estate holdings, taking advantage of increased diversification benefits and greater scale of investment opportunities.
Pension funds don’t face the many constraints that make buy and maintain strategies so well-suited to insurers, and can make use of these freedoms when designing portfolios to meet the liability-aware investment needs of pension funds.