Pension plans urged to take more risk

‘Under-risked’ plans will not hit 7.5% return targets, warns Paamco CEO

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Pension plans need to take more risk to hit their return targets, a large fund-of-hedge-funds manager has warned.

Speaking at Risk USA in New York today, Jane Buchan, chief executive and co-founder of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (Paamco), said her firm regularly comes across instances in which pension portfolios are "under-risked" and could take more exposure. Paamco has 90 institutional investor clients.

"It's a huge problem right now. If you look out in the industry, you will

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