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Investment Strategy for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Funds 2018

Tuesday 25 September 2018 09:00 - 17:00

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The Investment Strategy for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Funds is a one day session designed for actuaries with all levels of experience and background, aiming to bring the latest thinking, expert opinion and also offers networking opportunities. Sessions in the past have covered a wide range of topics but mainly fall within four categories: 1) Investment policy and application in an actuarial context 2) macro-economic updates 3) asset class specific sessions and 4) wider areas, such as behavioural finance for actuaries. 



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08.30- 09.00 Registratioin and Refreshments
09.00 - 09.10 Chair's Introduction
09.10 - 10.00

Global Macro Trends, Today and Tomorrow

With the global economy showing signs of recovery, investors are starting to ask why and how long this might last. This session will look at the key drivers of growth, today and tomorrow, also touching on a longer term theme relevant for pension scheme investing, the driver of demographic changes on the global economy.

10.00-10.50  TBC
10.50 - 11.10 Morning Refreshments
11.10 - 12.00 TBC
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13,00- 13.50 TBC
13.50 - 14.40  TBC
14.40 - 15.00 Afternoon Refreshments

Private Credit – Overvalued or value creator?

There is a lot of discussion about the current market for private credit. Is now a good time for pension schemes to increase its allocation to private credit or should they watch whilst other investors buy? This talk will consider the current market for private credit, opportunities and challenges for pension schemes to invest.


Climate Change is a Financial Risk: Are you keeping up, or quietly increasing your professional liability?

Policymakers, financial regulators and lawyers are paying increasing attention to climate change, both in the UK and beyond. This stance supports pension funds who are developing their investment beliefs and practice around the issue.

Other finance sector actors are developing their services to both meet this demand, and to stimulate it. The IFoA issued a Risk Alert on climate change last year. This session will look at a range of policy and regulatory initiatives underway, and offer some ways we might choose to develop our thinking about the role of long term investment. It will specifically seek to stimulate a discussion in the Q&A

16.40 - 16.45 Chair's Closing Remarks
16.45 Event Close




Staple Inn
Staple Inn Hall
High Holborn

Nearest Public Transport

Chancery Lane

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£406.00 £545.00


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