Why the LDI shock matters for DC schemes

By Why the LDI shock matters for DC schemes, Mar 13, 2023 2:13:52 PM

For those hiding under a rock, the LDI crisis arose from a reckless mini-budget - essentially unfunded tax cuts - which spooked...

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Patrick Woods

As Head of Commercial Development, Patrick Woods is responsible for managing the implementation of all strategic business development initiatives on behalf of the prospects and clients of Avida. Having commenced his career lecturing in Economics at the Dundalk Institute of Technology Business School, Patrick joined Standard Life’s Irish investment team in Edinburgh in the mid-1990s, initially as Economist and Equities analyst. Over the subsequent decade, he went on to manage multi-asset portfolios joining the organisation’s global asset allocation committee. Following this, Patrick was tasked with establishing the organisation in Europe. He achieved considerable success, with the firm becoming a leading asset manager in the Dutch institutional marketplace. More recently, he was responsible for the management and development of key relationships incorporating clients in North America and Scandinavia.

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Posts by Patrick Woods

Patrick Woods

The Old Normal Strikes Back

May 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

So, we are entering the next stage in the battle against COVID-19. Whilst we ...

Patrick Woods

Meeting Matters

May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Having spent almost three decades in the financial industry, I have met with ...

Patrick Woods

Looking Out For What The Future Might Look Like

May 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Organisations have had a lot to cope with in response to COVID-19. For many ...

Patrick Woods

How Can I Maintain The Trust Of My Customers In A VC World?

Apr 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

We are all having to confront uncomfortable levels of change. In our work lives ...

Patrick Woods

ESG And The Institutional Investor

Apr 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

As an institutional investor, if you weren’t already interested in ESG, then ...

Patrick Woods

The Covid-19 Generation of Leaders

Apr 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Arguably, if ever there was a time to think outside the box it is now. As ...

Patrick Woods

The Covid-19 Organisation

Apr 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Organisations, regardless of the industry they are in, are currently facing ...

Patrick Woods

Getting Through Whilst Keeping People Engaged

Apr 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM

What a few weeks it’s been. For some people, successfully maintaining customer ...

Patrick Woods

The Evolving Leadership Challenge

Apr 15, 2020 11:59:41 AM

The COVID-19 crisis has pushed one word and a single expression into current ...


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