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Past meetings : UK Pension Fund Investment Forum

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Topic: Diversified Growth Strategies/Absolute Returns – Riding the Beta Wave or Genuinely Diversified?

Date: 28 November 2019

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


With schemes looking ever more for strong risk adjusted returns but also increasingly concerned of a ‘next crisis’ just round the corner, we had some leading industry figures providing insights into the world of DGFs and absolute return strategies, their transparency, potential for diversification and returns, together with a trustee perspective on the genuine role for such strategies in portfolios today.

Topic: Should Pension Funds Invest Like An ‘Insurer’ or Not?

Date: 31 October 2019

Venue: Saddlers' Hall - Click here to view map


With many DB schemes closed and planning for a feasible end game, is the solution simply to 'invest like an insurer'?  After all, this is surely a crowded space.  Our speakers discussed the relative merits of different approaches.