The corporate pension industry landscape has evolved more in the last five years than in the previous five decades. Similarly, the thinking and overall approach to managing corporate pension schemes has also undergone a revolution of sorts, with the concept of scheme ‘de-risking' at the heart of a new investment paradigm.
There can be little doubt that, across the pension industry equation – consultant, trustee, sponsor, investment manager – the critical issue faced today is that of funding level shortfalls and in turn, how to ensure future member benefits.
The key consideration in any approach is gaining a comprehensive, detailed understanding of the risks involved, both general and scheme specific.
29 January 2019
A look at why we believe 2019 will be green
Although 2018 may have fallen short of investors' expectations, we maintain that there are reasons to remain positive about the growth of the green bond market.
18 September 2018
Securitisation - Prudence not paralysis
■ Securitisation helps diversify the funding base of an economy, enabling banks to raise further financing, reduce borrowing costs for consumers or support more lending.
02 June 2017
Investing in credit: Building robust portfolios for the long term
Institutional investors have long been investing in credit. The current credit cycle fuelled by the inflation of Central Banks’ balance sheets has however provided a relatively easy ride to credit in ...