Sam Shaw

Articles from Sam Shaw

  • LIABILITY HEDGING IN 10 MINUTES

    The main aim of this blog is to leave readers with two key thoughts:   Firstly, hedging is not a method to increase expected return but rather a way of further ensuring that a scheme will meet its objectives by removing the biggest risks in a scheme’s portfolio. And secondly, the market has already priced in interest rates rising in the future. If rates remain lower for longer, then unhedged schemes should be prepared for falling funding levels.  To provide some context, I recently had the opportunity to speak at a ‘Future Influencer Breakfast&r ... ..read more

Sam joined Redington in 2013 as part of the ALM and investment strategy graduate team, and now works closely with senior ALM team members to deliver world class analysis to a range of trustee and sponsor-side clients. Sam holds a first class BSc degree in Mathematics from the University of Bath. In his spare time he enjoys playing the guitar, as well as a range of sports, including golf and football.