Adding credit exposure to defined contribution (DC) defaults via an unconstrained multi-asset credit fund has the potential to enhance risk-adjusted returns and improve outcomes for DC plan members.
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?
This paper considers the role an enhanced allocation to real assets can play in portfolios during various stages of the pension life cycle.
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.
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.
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
Using our 2019 Long-Term Capital Markets Assumptions and our estimate of the average current pension profile, we projected forward the buyout position of the average UK pension scheme.