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Fitch: Longevity is biggest risk for U.K., German corporate pension funds
trueLongevity is a bigger risk for corporate pension funds in the U.K. and Germany than the effects of low interest rates, Fitch Ratings said.
Enterprise risk management needed in health care, Russell argues
trueOn top of all the other demands that non-profit hospital and health system executives juggle, enterprise risk management is an important but often overlooked part of constructing investment portfolios that should be added to the list, a research paper from Russell Investments says.
South Carolina looking for asset allocation and risk management investment officer
trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission is searching for a senior investment officer-asset allocation and risk management.
Canadian derisking market could favor first movers
trueConsultants and money managers are warning Canadian corporate defined benefit plans considering derisking that those who hesitate could be lost amid limited availability for long-term bonds and annuities.
OFR study: Form PF too wide for hedge fund risk reporting
trueHedge funds reporting their risk exposures to the Securities and Exchange Commission use one method, Form PF, regardless of how dissimilar their risk profiles may be, but it can still help regulators measure market risk exposure with further stratification, said a study released Thursday by the ...
As demand grows for OCIOs, new challenges also surface
trueThe demand and interest for outsourced CIO services among foundations, endowments and corporate pension plans has increased dramatically each of the past few years. But with big growth comes big challenges.
Equities a sinking allocation for corporate DB plans
trueThe heyday of equities in corporate defined benefit plans is over. Corporate pension plan allocations to equity have declined to a new low.
U.K. pension funds team up
trueThis month, the London Pensions Fund Authority and Lancashire County Pension Fund said they will go ahead with a partnership that aims to reduce costs and increase investment opportunities.
Florida SBA searching for chief risk officer
trueFlorida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, is searching for a chief risk and compliance officer.
Two Sigma pours resources into big data to expand its institutional business
trueTwo Sigma, a self-styled technology company and research lab-cum-money manager, is about to launch risk factor-based strategies to meet the demand of institutional investors for its particular brand of computer-driven, model-based investment management.
Office of Financial Research: Financial system risks are moderate
trueRisks to financial stability have not increased in the last six months, but market volatility has, said an assessment released Wednesday by the Office of Financial Research.
GFOR: Rethinking risk to diversify a portfolio
trueRisk-factor allocations outperform traditional allocations over the long term and improve the efficiency of an investor's portfolio, said Pascal Blanque, deputy CEO and global chief investment officer of Amundi Asset Management.
GFOR: Geopolitical risks 'not removed from portfolio'
trueGeopolitical risks to institutional investors’ portfolios are “not remote, not removed from your portfolio,” said economic strategist, Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group, during Pensions & Investments’ Global Future of Retirement conference in New York late Monday afternoon.
Tail risks a big concern among institutions, Allianz survey finds
trueInstitutional investors increasingly are concerned about tail risks, yet many remain unprepared for those events, Allianz Global Investors’ semiannual RiskMonitor survey shows.
GFOR: Japan's GPIF to rely on external managers in shift to higher-risk asset mix
trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund will rely on external money managers, active as well as passive, as it pursues the unprecedented shift into higher risk assets the $1.1 trillion pension fund officially launched late last year.