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 →

When it comes to maximizing returns in pensions and pensions, the Indian market is nascent as the percentage of people receiving pensions or annuities is still quite low. One investment avenue that offers retail players a safe and relatively lucrative option is underwriting NPS (National Pension Scheme) corporate bonds, accordingRead 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 →

Dutch pension funds do not take any measures to protect their portfolios against rising inflation. Some funds believe they are already sufficiently protected while others believe that rising interest rates will protect their funding ratios. Trust managers Achmea Investment Management, Kempen and Blackrock have advised pension funds to increase inflationRead More →

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal program now governs the future of the city’s pension funds, Mayor Bill de Blasio and city comptroller Scott Stringer said Thursday. Self-proclaimed socialist AOC was in attendance at town hall on Thursday as town politicians, each with less than three months in office, pushedRead 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 →

[Courtesy] Pension funds increased their holdings of government papers by 274 billion shillings during the Covid-19 period. This scenario portends a nervous market that has been made worse by the impending general election. As of July 9, pension funds held 1.14 trillion shillings of government securities – treasury bills andRead More →

Published on 31/05/2021 Sovereign wealth funds and public pensions have steadily increased allocation to the self-storage sector, whether through direct investments, fund investments or publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs). For many large investors, REITs have offered the greatest opportunities for liquidity. Notable private deals on the public investorRead 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 →

Dan Petrella and Rick Pearson Chicago Tribune SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration on Thursday released a plan to deal with Illinois’ chronically underfunded public pensions that called for injecting more money from a proposed progressive income tax, spreading out the payments over a longer period, adding $ 2 billionRead 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 →