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The CERN model: getting more (big) bang for your buck

The CERN model: getting more (big) bang for your buck

European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Pension Fund CEO and CIO Theodore Economou talks to Chris Panteli about the creation of the fund's groundbreaking investment approach.

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Rooting out true value

Rooting out true value

The case for - and against staying active

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USS members campaign against unethical investment

USS members campaign against unethical investment

Academics belonging to the £40bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have launched a campaign against the fund’s “morally unacceptable” investments.

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Unilever insures £129m of Section 615 pension liabilities

Unilever insures £129m of Section 615 pension liabilities

Unilever has insured £129m of its pension fund for employees working abroad through a buy-in with Legal & General.

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The problem with macro investing today

It has been an environment that would have seemed perfect for macro. Macro phenomena have dominated investment returns throughout the credit crisis and its aftermath, and opportunities for macro investing seemed, at least on the surface, to be plentiful.

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A holistic approach to counterparty risk

A holistic approach to counterparty risk

In June 2008, Moody’s rated Lehman Brothers’ debt at A1-investment grade, and only a few months later the unthinkable happened, the investment giant went bankrupt. The ramifications of the banking collapse of 2008 would be felt for years if not decades to come.

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