SPS Alternative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds
September 16, 2021
The Dilly, London
This conference will examine a range of alternative investment strategies and discuss the different ways pension funds can use them help achieve scheme specific goals such as enhanced returns and diversification. We seek to also include a review of the recent past from both global and local perspectives covering regulatory and economic impacts of events such as Brexit and Covid-19 and how different asset classes performed, as well as practical considerations, such as governance, ESG, liquidity, cost, access and implementation.
Full details to be announced
This will be a full day conference with approximate timings of:
End of conference followed by drinks reception
Speakers and topics confirmed so far:
Head of Alternative Risk Premia
Alternative Risk Premia
Alternative Risk Premia strategies provide an alternative to traditional multi-asset and absolute return portfolios. They increase overall portfolio diversification through alternative return sources with low correlation to equities and bonds. They also offer the advantage of daily liquidity, cost efficiency and full transparency for investors. Dr. Lars Jaeger will share his many years of experience managing Alternative Risk Premia portfolios and the benefits of the approach for U.K. pension funds.
Co-Head of Private Debt, UK
Muzinich & Co.
Weathering the Storm with Direct Lending. Private Debt, The ‘All-Weather’ Asset Class
Muzinich believes that direct lending provides opportunities in all parts of the cycle. Despite the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, we believe that the asset class, and the lower-middle market in particular, continues to provide the potential for attractive risk adjusted returns to pension investors. Especially, due to generally long-dated liabilities and limited liquidity requirements the pension sector is able to benefit from the illiquidity premium of the direct lending asset class.
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.
The Dilly Hotel, London
London W1 0BH
Hotel Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8000
The hotel is located on the north side of Piccadilly, close to Piccadilly Circus, only two minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus underground station.