UK corporate pensions back hedge funds

Sector is given a boost after investments fell out of favour in US

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Companies attacked over board packages

National Association of Pension Funds finds ‘repeat offenders’

Calpers gives up on the hedge fund dream

A $300bn pension fund cannot make these investments pay

Calpers pulls out of ‘costly’ hedge funds

Largest US public pension fund turns back on sector it says is too complex

Call to unleash $1tn for social investments

UK says governments must do more to pave way for ‘impact’ projects

Swedish AP pension revamp has first casualty

AP3’s Gustaf Hagerud is to join Kestrel Investment Partners

Hong Kong mulls pension fund proposal

Plan raises questions of set-up costs and expense ratios

‘Low-cost’ drawdown product to launch

Scheme allows savers to move directly into drawdown

Century bond surge defies rate fears

US sales jump more than 60 per cent this year

Sales of annuities fall by a third

Insurers say savers took advantage of rule relaxation

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