If you're going to allocate to risk parity products as an investor, you should consider utilizing a similar portfolio construction philosophy for your entire fund in order to achieve balance, Bridgwater's Bob Prince tells aiCIO.
An Irish bank instructed to deleverage has announced a solution to help restore its balance sheet and pension fund back to health.
Companies have the cash, so why are they not derisking their pension funds? Maybe there is too much else going on.
Agency costs differ according to different governance structures, an academic study out of Melbourne concludes, and the differences may surprise you.
SEI's Ashish Kapur won't predict when interest rates will rise, but advises institutional investors to ride out the low rates through allocations in long-duration bonds, emerging market debt, and high-yield bonds.
A list, courtesy of ratings agency Fitch.
Buyout volumes cooled off in the opening quarter of 2012, while insurers got creative with terms and de-risking strategies, according to pension de-risking consultancy JLT Pension Capital Strategies.
Recessions are rife in the developed world, but will the efforts to kick-start growth spell more pain for investors with liabilities?
Bonds are always the safe option, right? Wrong – at least according to a paper on the behaviour of assets in times of economic “disaster”.
A new paper published by the Bank for International Settlements sheds light on the role that central banks in emerging markets play during risk-on and risk-off environments.
By Friday, 42,000 General Motors retirees must choose whether to take a lump-sum payment or receive an annuity from Prudential Insurance, thereby determining the size and scope of the GM’s watershed pension risk transfer deal with Prudential.
The rhetorical commitment of endowments to environmental, social and corporate governance investments does not match the reality, a research group has claimed.
A newly published paper examines how institutional investors respond to a flight to liquidity.
Each investor’s risk tolerance is different, and a method to judge fund performance relative to it has been announced.
Receptiveness to credit and duration risk are on the rise for many pension funds, endowments, and other institutional investors, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey.