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 →

Market news Pension funds target road PPP projects Wednesday 08 December 2021 Zamara Group Chairman and CEO Sundeep Raichura speaks at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi on October 18, 2018, during the Kenya Pension Fund Investment Consortium. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG By ELIZABETH KIVUVAMore from this author SummaryRead More →

TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), posted a return of 0.98%, or 1.88 trillion yen ($ 16.6 billion), in the second quarter ended September, bringing its assets under management to 194, 1 trillion yen ($ 1.71 trillion), the largest pension plan in the world. fundRead 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 →

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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 →

Environmental organizers from across the country are converging in northern Minnesota to support Indigenous Water Protectors to stop construction of the Line 3 pipeline expansion. People across the country are protesting, sending letters and call to demand that President Biden stop construction of Line 3 just as he called forRead 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 →

By Nichola Saminather, Maiya Keidan TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian pension funds and insurers face a shrinking universe of higher-quality private debt investments to boost returns in a low-yield world as the coronavirus pandemic crushed many companies, while the banks continue to lend to the best. The Caisse de Depot etRead More →

A once unthinkable collapse in global bond yields is forcing pension funds to buy bonds offering negative yields, jeopardizing the financial security of future retirees. U.S. institutions managing trillions of dollars in retirement savings — including California’s public employee retirement system, Sacramento — $376.3 billion — cut return expectations. Japan’sRead 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 →

DAVOS, Switzerland – Another leading figure in the financial industry is warning major pension systems to refrain from investing retirees’ money in hedge funds. In a meeting Thursday at the World Economic Forum, billionaire investor George Soros cited the management fees charged by hedge funds as saying it is unwiseRead More →