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.
Caught our eye: UK pension buy and maintain strategies could bring demand pressure to sterling corporate bonds
In an already tightly held market for sterling corporate bonds, even modest moves by UK pension funds to adopt buy and maintain strategies could create stiff competition for these assets.
We further discuss how institutional investors can protect their portfolios from late cycle headwinds and rising volatility so that they can be positioned for long-term success.
Measuring book yield correctly
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
How hedging against rising rates with credit—rather than sovereign bonds—can offer a better trade-off between liability-relative risk and return.
Global markets and multi-asset portfolios
Pension funds can build better portfolios by adopting strategies used by insurers
What will higher interest rates mean for real estate? In the short term, the impact on real estate capitalization rates is likely to be minimal. It’s important to separate the impact of higher interest rates into short- and long-term effects.