Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, discusses multi asset credit with Royal London Asset Management senior fund manager, Khuram Sharih
Pensions Age podcast: buy-outs and buy-ins for member and employer nominated trustees
Pitfalls and good practice when approaching insurers with Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, Martin Parker (Just Group) and Akash Rooprai (ITS)
Climate change and board diversity
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, speaks to State Street Global Advisors global head of asset stewardship strategy, Robert Walker, about the company’s stewardship priorities for the year.
ESG and pensions engagement
Pensions Age editor Laura Blows discusses whether ESG really is the silver bullet to pensions engagement, and whether events such as COP:26 has amplified saver interest, with Stuart Murphy Co-Head of DC at LGIM, and Jo Phillips, Director of Research and Innovation at Nest Insight
Developments in the BPA market
Pensions Age editor Laura Blows explores the bulk purchase annuity market with Standard Life, Head of Bulk Purchase Annuities, Justin Grainger.
Climate change investment
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, discusses COP26, ESG investment issues, climate reporting and net-zero with State Street Global Advisors EMEA Head of ESG Investment Strategy, Carlo Funk
How the bulk annuity market is changing
Laura Blows speaks to Peter Jennings and Prash Mehta from Just about trends in the bulk annuity market and how this could impact trustees hoping to secure insurer engagement in 2022 and beyond
DC master trusts
Pensions Age editor Laura Blows, editor of Pensions Age look at developments within the DC master trust market with Paul Leandro, partner at Barnett Waddingham, and Mark Futcher, partner and head of DC at Barnett Waddingham.
Investing in Asia
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, discusses with CRUX Asset Management fund manager, Ewan Markson-Brown, the opportunities for investing in Asia and CRUX Asset Management's fund launch to help with this
Improving communication flows
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, discusses improving the communication flows between pension scheme trustees and the sponsoring employer with Baker McKenzie pension partners, Jeanette Holland and Chantal Thompson
Responsible investing: Member views
Pensions Age editor Laura Blows speaks to LGIM's co-heads of DC, Rita Butler-Jones and Stuart Murphy, about pension providers and asset managers responsibility to incorporate member views when it comes to their pension and investing it responsibly
Opportunities within asset-backed securities
Pensions Age Editor, Laura Blows, speaks to AXA Investment Managers Alts Co-Head of Securitised & Structured Assets, Christophe Fritsch, and Senior Portfolio Manager for Structured Finance, Xavier Lassau, about the opportunities within asset-backed securities
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, is joined by Royal London Asset Management fund manager, Diversified ABS Fund, Shalin Shah, to talk about the opportunities in asset-backed securities.
Laura Blows speaks to FTSE Russell, Head of Sustainable Investment Solutions, Lee Clements, about green investing, green revenue data and the EU Taxonomy
Making it easier for smaller schemes to access bulk annuity pricing
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows, speaks to Just DB business development manager, Pete Jennings, about how smaller schemes can access the bulk annuity market
DB journey plans
Pensions Age editor, Laura Blows speaks to Barnett Waddingham partner and head of DB endgame strategy, Ian Mills, about planning and monitoring DB journey plans
Laura Blows speaks to Standard Life head of investment solutions, Gareth Trainor, about the latest responsible investment trends and developments for providers, pension schemes and their members
ESG and member engagement
Laura Blows speaks to Legal &General Investment Management head of DC, Emma Douglas, and Nest Insight Director of Research and Innovation, Jo Phillips, about member attitudes towards ESG and how this may impact upon pension fund investments
Sovereign bonds and climate change considerations
In Pensions Age's latest podcast, Laura Blows is joined by Hilary Norris, Product Manager, Sustainable Investment, EMEA, FTSE Russell, to discuss sovereign bonds and climate change considerations
Laura Blows speaks to Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investing for Europe at FTSE Russell, and Adam Matthews, Director of Ethics and Engagement for the Church of England Pensions Board, about the role of climate investing within a pension fund portfolio.
In the latest Pensions Age podcast, Laura Blows speaks to Cambridge Associates head of European pension practice, Alex Koriath, about the Covid-related market volatility and how pension funds can prepare for the challenges ahead
Risk transfer opportunities
Laura Blows speaks to Lisa Purdy, Head of Fiduciary Distribution at Legal & General Investment Management and Gavin Smith, Pricing and Execution Director - UK PRT at Legal & General, about the impact of the recent market volatility on the bulk annuity and risk transfer market and the potential opportunities for the future
De-risking options for pension schemes
In this latest Pensions Age podcast, Linklaters' Sarah Parkin talks to Laura Blows about the wide range of choice available to pensions schemes for the partial, or full, removal of their risks
Bulk annuities during coronavirus
Laura Blows speaks to Just business development manager Prash Mehta about the impact of coronavirus on transactions
Investing in infrastructure
Laura Blows speaks to James Dawes about how, and why, pension funds should be looking at infrastructure as an investment opportunity
Re-shaping the future of fiduciary management?
Pensions Age Editor, Laura Blows, speaks to River and Mercantile co-head, Ajeet Manjrekar, about the future of fiduciary management in the UK
GLOBAL EQUITIES: CURRENT PERSPECTIVE AND OUTLOOK
Pensions Age Editor, Laura Blows, speaks to Christopher Rossbach, CIO and Portfolio Manager of the J. Stern & Co. World Stars global equity strategy about the investment opportunities for global equities in these unprecedented times.
Fixed income markets during coronavirus disruption
Laura Blows speaks to Ewan McAlpine Senior Client Portfolio Manager, Royal London Asset Management about fixed income markets during coronavirus disruption
Sustainable investing in gold
Laura Blows speaks to Terry Heymann Chief Financial Officer, World Gold Council about the role gold has to play within a pension fund's sustainable portfolio
Making pension engagement enjoyable through technology
Laura Blows speaks to Nick Hall, business development director and Chartered Financial Planner at UK-based Wealth Wizards about the opportunities that technology provides for increasing people’s engagement with pensions and increasing their retirement wealth. Please click here for an edited write-up of the video
ESG & DC – creating the right tools
In the latest of our series of Pensions Age video interviews Francesca Fabrizi, Editor in Chief of Pensions Age is joined by Manuela Sperandeo, Head of Sustainable Indexing EMEA, BlackRock and Mark Guirey, Executive Director, Asset Owner and Consultant Coverage - MSCI to discuss some key trends of ESG investing among UK pension funds today. Please click here for an edited write-up of the video