From aiCIO Magazine's Summer Issue: CEOs are demanding that their pension funds be de-risked to avoid large contribution surprises, yet de-risking means lowering equity exposure when underfunded pensions need equity-like returns.
From aiCIO Magazine's Summer Issue: The problem with currency exposure and its potentially disastrous effect on portfolio valuations lies as much with the way chief investment officers and their Boards think about the problem—the “grammar used to define currency risk.
On the day that CIO Jeff Scott has announced his resignation from the Alaska Permanent Fund, aiCIO magazine offers a sneak peak at how the oil-rich state is leading the way toward a new method of asset allocation – and how it has brought in some of the world’s most powerful money managers to do its bidding. Joe Flood reports.
US university endowments and other institutional investors are investing heavily in African land as they foresee high returns on deals that have encountered scrutiny and opposition, a new report states.
As institutional investors pursue the European property market, there should be a degree of caution as there is a danger of history repeating itself, says a new study by London-based Hatfield Philips International.