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Past meetings : Benelux Forum – Dutch Meetings

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Topic: Investing in a Persistent Low Interest Rate Environment – Managing Risks, Effective Hedging and Where to Go for Returns!

Date: 10 December 2019

Venue: Het Slot Zeist, Zeist, The Netherlands - Click here to view map


Our speakers provided practical guidance on how pension funds should consider their strategic and tactical asset allocation policy in this current environment.

Topic: Is There Still a Place for Active Management in an Increasingly Passive World?

Date: 8 October 2019

Venue: Het Slot Zeist, Zeist, The Netherlands


The continuing increased use of Passive Investment Strategies; Consistent Alpha proving as elusive as ever; Poor recent Factor Performance and the Proliferation of Benchmarks and Indices has challenged pension fund trustees more than ever before to work out just how they should Invest Portfolios going forward?

Passive management may lower costs but does it really lead to improved net performance? How should you most effectively measure performance with the increased proliferation of both indices and benchmarks? Does it help or hinder in developing an efficient investment strategy for pension fund portfolios?