Are you SMART? How pension funds can set the right kinds of goals.

July 4, 2013


Pension funds face an eternally difficult process of setting goals and then making sure they reach them. It doesn’t sound complicated, but it is. The better a pension fund can get, though, at setting well thought-out goals, the better chances they have of reaching those goals. Ultimate goals for pension funds often include repairing the […]

Posted in: Pensions, Uncategorized

Are you interested in investing in Infrastructure, Social Housing and Property?

June 23, 2013


HM Government are urging pension funds and insurers to increase their investment in UK infrastructure and housing. See Making the pensions and infrastructure romance work. But what do these asset classes offer pension funds and insurance companies and do the potential rewards really justify the additional governance and risk? On Thursday 27th June I […]

What are Pension Funds’ Greatest Challenges in 2013?

June 16, 2013


Pensions has always been a tricky business. But perhaps never more so than in 2013. The regulation changes of the early 2000’s rewrote the rulebook for those running pension funds, and a survey of the key challenges of that time would have produced, it seems logical to assume, a set of concerns about changing regulations, […]

Pure Alpha Prose from Aita Ighodaro on N@ked Short Club Hosted by Dr. Stu

June 8, 2013


You are cordially invited to listen to the N@ked Short Club on Monday, June 10th – Hosted by Dr. Stu 9-10pm/21.00-22.00 hrs., London time, on Resonance FM [104.4FM]: 1 hour of loose talk about hedge funds and the state of the world, plus sweet poetry and heady music. No promotional agenda, no commercial intent…just Purest […]

Posted in: Hedge Funds, N@ked Short

Join us for Redington’s 7th Birthday Party – Miami Vice Style

June 3, 2013


Join us for Redington’s 7th birthday celebrations in the style of Miami Vice Thursday 13th June 2013 6:30pm onwards Bar Rotunda, Kings Place. 90 York Way, London N1 9AG Dress code: Come as you are but if you fancy a bit of fun some of us (me) will be dressed-up in macho pink – Miami […]

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15 Reasons why rowers make great graduates

June 1, 2013


Last Saturday 25th May 2013 I was in Oxford for Summer VIII’s – the annual inter collegiate rowing regatta of bumps racing. I was there to support St Anne’s Boat Club “SABC”, my former boat club (1997 to 2000) now supported by Redington. Watching the joy of bumping and the agony of being bumped I […]

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Pitching to solve the Pensions Crisis

May 27, 2013


Last Tuesday 21st May 2013 was KPI Pitch Fest the last part of the Daniel Priestly Key Person of Influence Course. The judges were led by the iconic Mike Harris, Daniel Priestly, James Paton-Philip from Pinsent Masons, Sally Preston Founder & Managing Director at The Kids Food Company ltd, Jenny Campbell CEO at YourCash and […]