Published 21st May 2012
With many Defined Benefit pension funds facing threats to their funding position as well as an uncertain economic environment and volatile markets, the rationale to explore the latest in risk centred investment options is paramount. The provider market in responding to the changing environment has created new as well as improved upon investment strategies focussed on de-risking around the de-risking theme to help plans combat and deal with their uncertaintyâ€™s and fears.
Pension De-Risking: Investment Strategies, Europe is the fifth in a series of de-risking reports published by Clear Path Analysis where pension plan managers and their sponsors open up through white papers and roundtable debates as to the considerations theyâ€™re making for de-risking their plans and approaches theyâ€™re adopting currently.
Key issues the report will address include:
- Assessing your asset allocation strategies with de-risking at the heart of your objectives
- Addressing regulatory concerns & their effect on de-risking investment strategies
- Exploring popular de-risking strategies including LDI, fiduciary management, low volatility equity, long/short equity, tail risk and absolute return funds
- Examining strategies, tools & processes to measure & manage risk, and monitor manager performance