Risk and Return: Public Pension Funds’ Complex Investment Strategies

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This webinar has been recorded for those who were unable to attend the live meeting.

Risk and Return:  Public Pension Funds’ Complex Investment Strategies

With the goal of achieving higher returns, public pension funds have shifted away from low-risk investments, such as bonds, in recent decades. Instead, they have grown increasingly reliant on alternative investments like private equity, hedge funds and real estate. But with higher returns, comes higher risk. Join experts from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the ratings agencies and the states as they discuss recent trends and the implications of these complex investment strategies for state budgets.

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  • Representative Mike Tobash (R), Pennsylvania
  • Susan Banta, director of research, States’ Public Sector Retirement Systems, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Todd Tauzer, director, Municipal Pensions, S&P Global Ratings

This webinar is made possible with the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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