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SPS Optimising Value in Bonds for Pension Funds

September 2, 2021

The Dilly, London

Purpose

This conference will examine a range of bond investment options designed to enable pension funds to add value as well as to achieve specific goals such as improving returns, generating cash flows and reducing volatility. We seek to include analysis of how such goals performed under the extreme conditions of 2020 and if there are lessons to draw from this, as well as practical issues such as implementation, fees, transparency, ESG compliance, regulation, income, credit risk, liquidity, interest rates and geopolitical impacts.

 
Programme

Full details to be announced

This will be a full day conference with approximate timings of:

09.30

Registration

10.00

Conference start

13.00

Lunch

16.30

End of conference followed by drinks reception

Speakers and topics confirmed so far:

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Fund Manager, Artemis’ Global High Yield Bond Strategies 

Artemis Investment Management

The role of active global high yield in a diversified portfolio

  • High Yield has historically been beneficial when included in diversified portfolios

  • An underappreciated diversity within the asset class allows for significant flexibility

  • A truly active, index-agnostic and global approach may unlock further advantages for investors

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Senior Fund Manager

Royal London Asset Management

Loans and Collaterised Loan Obligations (CLOs): a source of return in an uncertain market?

  • What are the key features of Loans and CLOs

  • What are the risks and rewards associated with investing in Loans and CLOs

  • When might they be a good investment and under what situations do they work best

  • What is the current outlook for the asset classes

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Head of Long-Only High Yield, Investment Grade and Financial strategies

CQS

Capturing Income and Capital Gain Opportunities as we Invest in a Post-Pandemic World

  • Following global government responses to Covid-19, credit markets continue to face headwinds.

  • Investors searching for income face a stark choice between low yielding equities and investment grade bonds, which carry little forward-looking income and high interest rate sensitivity.

  • We believe liquid multi-asset credit offers a third way that can deliver high income and capture relative value opportunities for investors, while mitigating loss risk from defaults through fundamental analysis.

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Head of Sustainability Integration Credits

Robeco

Climate Investing in Fixed Income

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International Economist

T. Rowe Price

Topic to be advised

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Trustee

Nationwide Pension Fund Trustees Ltd

Moderators Include:

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Moderator:

Gerald Wellesley

Client Director

Punter Southall Governance Services

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Moderator:

Celene Lee

Principal 

Buck

Cost

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.

 
Venue

The Dilly Hotel, London

21 Piccadilly

London W1 0BH

Hotel Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8000

https://thedillylondon.com/

The hotel is located on the north side of Piccadilly, close to Piccadilly Circus, only two minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus underground station.

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