LDI: how we got to now

Reading Time: 9 minutes Well well well. I’m sat here on a Sunday afternoon at the end of quite a week. Heading into the office Monday morning I had little idea that we would potentially be caught up in a serious market event that had global ramifications, and at the heart of it all would be the risk management … More LDI: how we got to now

Volatility & LDI – 2015’s Most Popular¬†

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the course of 2015 I had over 6,500 views of my blog posts (across the WordPress and LinkedIn platforms, an average of around 18 per day) – hardly viral I grant you but something I’m quite pleased with, given the admittedly relatively niche content! Overall in three years of blogging I’ve now received around … More Volatility & LDI – 2015’s Most Popular¬†

LDI (again!)

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve been talking a lot about LDI recently, for example see here and here, and these posts are popular- being among my most viewed this year! No particular catalyst for this I don’t think but it is interesting to look back and chart the expansion of what has become a significant part of the industry … More LDI (again!)

The Future of LDI

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first 12 years of Liability Driven Investing (“LDI”) in the UK have seen remarkable growth in number of mandates (from a handful to over 1,000) and in liabilities hedged (from <1¬£bn to over ¬£650bn). Overall, as I covered in a previous post I think it’s fair to say from a neutral standpoint that the … More The Future of LDI

LDI – the First 12 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was fortunate enough to present at the¬†Professional Pensions conference The Future of Pensions Consulting¬†on 3 November 2015, which was an engaging day which ranged over a really interesting array of topics, from employee engagement in DC to the possible outcomes of an EU referendum. I’ll¬†spoke¬†about LDI, which is an issue very close to my … More LDI – the First 12 Years