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Past meetings : UK Pension Fund Investment Forum

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Topic: ESG Integration & Stewardship of Fixed Income Assets

Date: 30 May 2019

Venue: Barber-Surgeons' Hall, London - Click here to view map

Details:

ESG issues are certainly on pension funds’ agendas at the moment but most of the focus has been on equity assets whilst the majority of pension funds now have more money invested in bonds and credit. So the seminar focused on how funds can apply ESG strategies to their fixed income assets?

Topic: Latest Developments in UK Real Estate

Date: 25 April 2019

Venue: Saddlers' Hall - Click here to view map

Details:

In today’s environment where growth is low and positive returns hard to achieve, can investing in real assets offer both DB and DC schemes the potential to generate robust risk adjusted returns and a reliable source of income? Will the UK real estate market shrug off the uncertainty over Brexit and continue to offer opportunities for investors? Will DC schemes soften their requirements for liquidity allowing them to increase their real asset investment? What role can real estate play in de-risking strategies in DB schemes?