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Pension Plans & Family Offices as Asset Allocators
Radio Feature 70: Michael Oliver Weinberg in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

radio Michael Oliver Weinberg is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Columbia Business School where he is currently teaching a course he created on Alternative Investing in Pension Plans. He also runs The Weinberg Family Office. Prior to which he headed FRM’s equity and event business.
In this Opalesque Podcast he shares his insights on asset allocation from a family office and pension plan perspective.

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Pension Plans & Family Offices as Asset Allocators

Duration: 10:41 

 

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  • Q1 - Given that one size does not fit all - is there a common thread in the way family offices and pension plans tend to allocate?

    Duration: 01:45 


  • Q2 - Are they successful in their mandate of being asset liability managers?

    Duration: 02:39 


  • Q3 - In the context of risk management would you say there is anything they do differently to other asset allocators, particularly since the last financial crisis?
    What do you believe were the lessons learnt? Or has it been more of the same?

    Duration: 02:59 


  • Q4 - Are there specific asset classes that are a "no- go" within their asset allocation mandates today?
    Has regulation been a boon or/and bane?

    Duration: 03:18 



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