NISA, Richard Ratkowski, Canadian Pension Risk 2017

From  Mark Goodrich 4 Months ago

1. What do you feel is the hardest myth to dispel when discussing private debt? 2. What are the key benefits of investment grade private debt? 3. How much investment-grade should private debt should LDI investors hold as part of their asset mix?

'Our motivation was to insure that we could meet the pension promise'

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

CBC Pension Plan treasurer and secretary Duncan Burrill explains to reporter Rick Baert why the corporate pension fund adopted a liability driven investing strategy.

PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS

'There is consolidation taking place'

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Casey Quirk's Justin White says to expect a shake out in the asset management industry as mid-size firms disappear.

PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS

'We need liquidity'

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

James Maloney, acting chief investment officer of the Chicago Policeman’s pension fund, discusses the importance of having liquid investments in a pension fund when that plan is underfunded.

PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS

'We need to take the best of both'

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Keith Ambachtsheer in a conversation with reporter Rick Baert about his new book, “The Future of Pensions Management: Integrating Design, Governance, and Investing" says the industry must stop talking about defined benefit versus defined contribution and instead "take the best of both to create…

2016 Excellence & Innovation Awards: A talk with BlackRock’s Katie Nedl

From  Mark Goodrich 10 Months ago

Excellence and Innovation Award winner Katie Nedl, COO of BlackRock’s U.S.-Canada defined contribution group, shares how a unique, interactive video helped drive understanding of 401(k) savings strategies and increase participant contribution levels among the money manager’s 6,788 eligible…

2016 Excellence & Innovation Awards: A talk with HESTA’s Neil Saxton

From  Mark Goodrich 10 Months ago

Excellence and Innovation Award winner Neil Saxton, executive-engagement strategy at HESTA, outlines the superfund’s digital-first approach to communication that arose after research showed that plan participants were primarily engaging with HESTA through their mobile device. That led to the…

2016 Excellence & Innovation Awards: A talk with Saudi Aramco’s Sheila Rowaily and Kyle Cochran

From  Mark Goodrich 9 Months ago

Excellence and Innovation Award winner Sheila Rowaily, head of investment management, Saudi Aramco, and her colleague, Kyle Cochran, discuss the development and rollout of the Idikhar Savings Plan, which offers both conventional and Shariah-compliant investing options.

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A different lens

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Elected officials sitting on pension boards need to learn they are a fiduciary for “everyone in the plant,” not just the constituency that elected them, New York City Retirement Systems’ CIO Scott C. Evans said.

A look at how to transfer pension risk

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

What's the impetus for pension risk transfer? How do plan sponsors proceed? Prudential's Scott Gaul outlines how we work with plan sponsors considering their options for risk transfer. Watch the video.

A sobering look at the average american's retirement prospects: Steve Vernon

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

President of Rest-of-Life Communications Steve Vernon discusses the sobering reality facing the average American's retirement prospects.

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Abderdeen's Lynn Chen talks

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Abderdeen's Lynn Chen talks about why is it so important to look globally for fixed income opportunities and why should US fixed income care about foreign currencies.

Aberdeen's James Carver discusses how to incorporate emerging market debt into a fixed income portfolio

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Aberdeen's James Carver discusses how to incorporate emerging market debt into a fixed income portfolio including how investors should consider hard currency EMD versus local currency EMD & what effect will China have on the EMD sector going forward

Acadian's Brendan Bradley explains a managed volatility portfolio

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Acadian's Brendan Bradley explains a managed volatility portfolio, as well as the behavioral explanation for the low volatility effect, and the low volatility effect available in markets outside the U.S.

Aliya Wong provides an update on the impact of Washington politics on plan sponsors

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

Aliya Wong, the United States Chamber of Commerce, executive director of retirement policy, discusses current legislative and regulatory proposals with major implications for plan sponsors.

AllianceBernstein's Dick Davies discusses why plan sponsors choose custom target-date funds

From  Mark Goodrich A year ago

AllianceBernstein's Dick Davies discusses why plan sponsors choose custom target-date funds, what implementation issues they need to consider when launching custom portfolios and re-enrollment