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A Primer on OCIO in the DC world


The term outsourced chief investment officer, or OCIO, describes a service offering or model, where an institutional investor delegates certain decision-making responsibilities to a third-party ...

Navigating a slow growth market environment


Navigating a world of low government bond yields and long-term expected returns on other asset classes is a major challenge for investors. The yield on ...

Bridging the knowledge gap on listed infrastructure


The rush to alternative assets among institutional investors is well-documented. Within this movement, allocations to infrastructure are becoming common. The promise is attractive: returns in ...

Dissecting China’s debt problem


China’s debt problem is serious, but the risk of a hard landing or banking crisis is, in my view, low. The reason is that the ...

Investment manager fees: Is competition working?


Investment management fees for certain asset classes have declined substantially, especially in sectors where managers have been under pressure from new competitors, cheaper alternative ...

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