German pension funds seek to build investments in alternative asset classes as they offer the prospect of higher returns in growing private markets and protection against rising inflation. The Versorgungsanstalt des Bundes und der Länder (VBL), the German supplementary pension institution for public sector employees, is considering increasing its allocationRead More →

Money from British Gas energy company staff pensions was used to buy shares in Israeli spyware developer NSO Group, which was responsible for hacking into tens of thousands of people’s devices over the years. years, revealed a report. According to FinancialTimes journal, British Gas’s retirement investment fund and parent companyRead More →

The federal government announces that it expects $ 40 billion in private investment in digital infrastructure by 2025.The government revealed this in its “National Development Plan 2021-2025: Volume I.”He said: “To achieve the objectives defined in the sector, the estimated public investment is 150 billion naira from 2021 to 2025.Read More →

Divided trustees of Pennsylvania’s $73 billion school pension fund will begin charting a future without the agency’s longtime executives at a two-day board meeting that begins Thursday. The board’s bi-monthly investment review will be the first under Robert Devine, the 23-year PSERS veteran named acting chief investment officer last weekRead More →

To the ancient Greeks, Cerberus was the dog of Hades, a multi-headed dog with a serpent’s tail that prevented souls from escaping from the underworld. His eyes were burning with fiery lava and he was vomiting bile. The dog’s namesake, Cerberus Capital Management, is a private equity firm that, likeRead More →

Swedish electric car battery maker Northvolt has completed a $ 2.75 billion (€ 2.26 billion) private placement led by Swedish national pension funds and Canadian investor Omers Capital Markets. Current Northvolt shareholders, which include Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Baillie Gifford and Volkswagen Group, also participated in the capital increase. NorthvoltRead More →

Good pensions fund good infrastructure. Good infrastructure pays for good pensions. This crucial relationship is only noticed when they both go missing, as the United States, United Kingdom, and several other countries discover. Having largely dismantled the company defined-benefit pensions of yesteryear, they are now struggling to turn fragmented individualRead More →

Bombay : Canadian pension funds are seeking to exploit the private debt space in India, where a prolonged credit crunch is hampering companies’ ability to raise funds from traditional lending sources. This includes Canada’s largest pension fund manager, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which, according to a DecemberRead More →

In recent years, traditional retirement plans, also called pension funds, have been gradually disappearing from the private sector. Today, public sector employees, such as civil servants, are the largest group with active and growing pension funds. This article explains how other traditional pension plans work. Key points to remember TraditionalRead More →

A superannuation plan is a retirement plan that requires an employer to make contributions to a pool of funds set aside for a worker’s future benefits. The fund pool is invested in the employee’s name, and earnings on the investments generate income for the retired worker. Pension fund assets mustRead More →

Four years before the financial collapse, Goldman Sachs executive George Herbert Walker IV had much to be thankful for. “I have been fortunate enough to be part of the leadership teams of US restructuring, European privatizations, global pension management and now investments in hedge funds and private equity,” he saidRead More →