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Demystifying Pension Design: Clearer Principles Foster Better Practices
Rotman International Journal of Pension Management
Fall 2014
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No Smoke, No Mirrors: The Dutch Pension Plan
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11 October 2014

Can they have their cake and eat it?
March 2014
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A psychologist's view of pensions
March 2014
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Behavioural biases and not-so-optimal portfolio construction
Professional Investor
Autumn 2013
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First published in Professional Investor Magazine, membership magazine CFA Society UK

Cardano welcomes DWPS Workplace Pensions report on defined ambition as a major step forward to solving the UK pensions problem
7 November 2013
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Cardano scoops its fifth prize in a row
Financial News
14 October 2013
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Cardano provides tailored investment services to institutional clients, mainly focussed on European pension funds. We offer Solvency Management and Risk Management services in both the Netherlands and the UK, as well as full Investment Advisory Services in the UK. Our aim is to help our clients achieve their strategic financial objectives.
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Cardano Development innovates financial risk management in developing countries. The focus is to create new, scalable, practical solutions to mitigate extreme risks for entrepreneurs, such as currency risk, climate risks, or commodity price risks. In doing so, we promote stable and sustainable economic development.

A prime example of how we operate is that of the TCX fund, managed by TCX Investment Management Company, a subsidiary of Cardano Development. Click here for more information on TCX in five years:
Impact Study Developing Countries 2007-2012

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Solvency Management allows pension fund trustees to focus on their strategic investment objectives and delegate all or part of the management of the funding level, with agreed objectives and parameters, to Cardano’s full-time team. It allows trustees to get back control of the results.
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Our Risk Management services help clients control key financial risks, including interest rates, inflation and equity markets. We provide advice and execution of around 80bn Euros of derivative overlays per year, making us European market leader.
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Cardano’s Investment Advisory Services allow trustees to make decisions based on our advice. We offer the full range of advice including helping set investment objectives, asset/risk allocation, the use of derivatives and liability hedging strategies and manager selection.
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