SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 8, 2022
The Dilly, London
This wide-ranging event aims to address the most pressing investment issues and challenges facing pension
funds looking ahead to 2023. We seek to include strategies suitable for DB and/or DC pension funds that
could help them to manage these issues, taking account of current and expected global and local regulatory
and economic impacts, as well as investment considerations and practical matters such as ESG compliance,
cashflow, performance, cost, risk management, default and lifestyle strategies.
Full details to be announced
Managing Director, Multi-Asset Solutions
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Portfolio construction in the face of uncertainty
Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Strategies
Rewiring supply chains to benefit Emerging Markets excluding China
With deglobalization, ongoing trade tensions and lingering impacts of the pandemic, the global supply chain continues to sputter and break down. Efforts to reduce dependency on China has meant investing more in trade diversification. However, rewiring will be challenging, slow and expensive. While China will hold many competitive advantages in manufacturing, EM excluding China will be the key beneficiary of supply chain diversification. What are the responsible investment implications for this transition?
Managing Director, Fixed Income Client Portfolio Manger
Putting your bond portfolio on the path to Net Zero – how to manage climate transition in fixed income
Bond investors have a very important role to play in the global journey to Net Zero. That includes not only directing capital away from carbon intensive industries, but also lending it to companies that are providing climate solutions or transitioning their business model towards a low carbon economy. This process can be effectively implemented in Multi-Asset Credit portfolios that invest across a broad opportunity set, with a particular focus on the following:
Information that fixed income investors can use to track the progress of their portfolios on a path to net zero
Structuring bond portfolios to achieve both investment return objectives and climate transition goals
Meeting forthcoming regulatory requirements, like mandatory reporting aligned with the Task Force on Climate-related Disclosure (TCFD)
Royal London Asset Management
Alternative credit: the current investment environment across the asset class
Director of Investment Solutions
The Demise of the 60/40 portfolio means portfolio need trend
Speaker to be confirmed
Market turmoil: what does this mean for the future of LDI in UK DB plans?
Interview between Phil Edwards, Head of Manager Selection & Oversight, USS and David Rouch, Partner, Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer to discuss:
"A Legal Framework for Impact: Sustainability Impact in Investor Decision-making"
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Moderator to date:
The conference is by invitation only for pension funds and other institutional investors and we welcome new attendees from these investors. Therefore if you are not already receiving an invitation please contact us. A limited number of Complimentary invitations are available to genuine pension fund representatives (executives and trustees) and other approved institutional investors. However, to ensure we have room for as many funds as possible, we have to limit free places to 3 attendees per approved organisation thereafter a reduced rate fee is payable per delegate. Furthermore, SPS always reserves the right of admission (free or paid) and our decision is final.