The European Asset Allocation Survey provides a comprehensive overview of investment strategy across the European pension industry and attempts to identify emerging trends in the behaviour of institutional investors.
Watch a summary of the 2019 survey findings here
UK key findings and considerations for investors:
- 73% of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are cashflow negative, up from 66% in 2018
- More than 1 in 4 UK DB schemes now have buyout as long term target
- Investors continue to search for diversification, with average equity allocations again reducing year on year, and a corresponding increase in holdings of alternative investments