Market Insights

As your trusted investment partner, we are committed to delivering innovative, robust strategies that help you achieve your investment goals. We place the highest value on original research, using intellectual rigour to question traditional paradigms. As transparency is a key part of our partnerships with clients, we commit to sharing these insights with you. Below, you’ll find some of our recent market commentaries and thought leadership.

ILIM Weekly Market Review - Week 12 2021 (Ending 19/03/2021)

Each week, our Retail Investment Manager, Cian O'Mahony, looks at the main stories in the Irish and global investment markets.

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Market Pulse - February 2021

Each month, Conor Kearney, Fund Manager sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Conor also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Market Pulse - January 2021

Each month, our Chief Investment Strategist, Lenny McLoughlin, sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Lenny also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Pension Irish Property Fund - Quarter 4 2020

During 2020, the property market, like the wider economy and most other industries, was severely disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. But the extent to which the virus impacted on the values and returns of property investments, while negative in aggregate, varied depending on property type.

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Quarter in Review Q4 2020

Each quarter, our Chief Investment Strategist, Lenny Mcloughlin, sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Lenny also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Investment Outlook 2021

This Investment Outlook reviews the major themes of 2020 that have impacted global equities, bonds, alternative assets and Irish property. With contributions from our in-house fund managers and chief investment strategist, we also examine the likely drivers of markets in 2021.

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Irish Life Group wins across the board again at the Irish Pension Awards 2020

Irish Life secures Investment Manager of the Year award for the sixth time Corporate Business team picks up award for Excellence in Defined Contribution Third consecutive win for Setanta Asset Management as Equities Manager of the Year

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Irish Life fund acquires apartment scheme in Dalkey

Irish Life’s Irish Residential Property Fund has acquired a new development of 94 apartments on Harbour Road, Dalkey from Winterbrook. Winterbrook, led by Francis Rhatigan, is focussed on the development of high-end residential developments and in addition to this apartment complex in Dalkey, is currently completing projects in Enniskerry and Foxrock.

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Responsible investment on the lesson plan for financial advisors

Ireland’s First Responsible Investment Advisor Course launched during Climate Finance Week Irish Life supports roll-out of industry wide programme to bring sustainability to the fore

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Climate change is driving a surge in Responsible Investment and ESG activity among Irish asset managers

94% of asset managers now have Responsible Investment policies in place 53% believe that responsible investing strategies deliver superior risk adjusted returns for investors with the remaining 47% believing that responsible investing strategies do not impair returns and deliver similar risk adjusted returns to conventional strategies. 60% say new EU Taxonomy Regulations will have a significant impact on their business

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Investment Outlook 2021

Our Investment Outlook video looks at the key themes for 2021 and beyond.

Investment Outlook Podcast 2021

Our Investment Outlook podcast looks at the key themes for 2021 and beyond.

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Investment Outlook 2021

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