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Savvy Investor Awards: Best Pensions Paper 2015 (Europe)

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WINNER: Lane Clark & Peacock

Investment Management Fees Survey 2015

This illuminating 40-page survey from LCP examines the fees charged by investment managers, segmented by asset class and fund size. There is increasing pressure on asset managers to disclose the true costs of investing, and the report shows where greater transparency is required.


Navigating the Diversified Growth Funds Maze by Cambridge Associates

Diversified growth funds seek attractive long-term returns with relatively low volatility. Over the last 5-10 years DGFs have steadily gained ground with UK DB pension funds. This 20-page report from Cambridge Associates examines the progress and performance of such funds, discussing the role of DGFs in a pension portfolio, and the process of implementation and manager selection.

A long-term perspective on pension fund investment: Pension Fund Indicators 2015 by UBS

Pension Fund Indicators is an objective and educational source of investment data and practical explanations, covering the range of investments available to pension funds and the various techniques for combining them. During these challenging times, we believe that this publication provides readers with a range of informative facts and valuable insights that can be drawn upon when thinking about pension fund investment strategy.

Global Pension Risk Survey 2015 - UK Survey Findings by Aon Hewitt

This 32-page report by Aon Hewitt surveys the global landscape for the management of pension risk. The analysis reveals that the number of defined benefit plans implementing more robust pensions risk solutions continues to increase. In particular the proportion of small schemes using LDI or alternative asset classes is growing fast. The survey also notes that a greater proportion of large schemes are outsourcing selected functions.

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