The Defined Contribution Investment Forum

Dedicated to promoting investment excellence in DC pensions.

Welcome to the DCIF

We’re a group of asset managers who believe that a well designed and diverse investment strategy has an important role in delivering a comfortable retirement for millions of DC savers.

A not-for-profit organisation, we commission and publish research which shines a spotlight on DC investment issues. We hope the people who determine DC pension schemes’ investment strategies will use it to inform their work.

We also arrange events. From virtual roundtables to in person gatherings, they’re a great way to learn more about DC investment issues and meet a like-minded community of trustees, pensions managers, investment consultants and more.

If you would like to come to our events or find out when we release a research paper, please register.

Find out more about becoming a member of the DCIF.

Research

DC investment under the microscope

DC scheme members’ savings are growing fast – but how do their investment strategies stack up? The Virtual Panel and the DCIF joined forces to host a three-part roundtable series, where we investigated three critical issues in this area.

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A Complex Puzzle

A detailed report looking at the investment challenges facing DC schemes and asset managers today

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As a DCIF member, you will become part of a collaborative and influential DC community that is shaping the investment landscape in this fast evolving sector.

DCIF Members

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Become a Member

Find out about becoming a full or associate DCIF member

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Upcoming Events

Find out about upcoming events for DCIF members

DCIF Views

DC investment under the microscope, with the Virtual Panel

DC investment under the microscope, with the Virtual Panel

DC scheme members’ savings are growing fast – but how do their investment strategies stack up? The Virtual Panel and the DCIF joined forces to host a three-part roundtable series, where we investigated three critical issues in this area. In this e-magazine, readers...

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Property facing its emissions reckoning

Property facing its emissions reckoning

Stephen Hayes, Head of Properties Securities, First Sentier Property facing its emissions reckoning What ‘known unknowns’ might impact global property valuations in the future? An increasingly important issue will be measurement of carbon emissions. Real estate...

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The asset managers that make up the DCIF are committed to promoting investment best practice within DC pension schemes.