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White Paper: When More Is Less: Dialing Up Active Management in LDI Portfolios May Reduce Risk

Published by: PIMCO

  • PIMCO

As LDI seeks to reduce asset-liability risk, some in the DB plan community suggest that active risk should be toned down in LDI portfolios. Doing so, however, may undermine LDI's objective. After all, to seek a specific return target, less active risk in LDI portfolios likely means larger allocations to return-seeking assets. After careful analysis, we believe active management of LDI assets is more efficient than added allocations to return-seeking assets, and may thus produce better risk-adjusted outcomes.

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