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Pensions & Insurance

We understand the complex challenges pension schemes face

Drawing on 50 years’ experience in building and managing sophisticated pension portfolios, we apply ourselves to understanding each plan sponsor’s or pension scheme’s goals and helping them realize meaningful results.

Why Cambridge Associates?

We build custom portfolios that help drive better outcomes

Each pension scheme’s portfolio is custom built and managed to align with their scheme’s unique circumstances and goals.

Tapping our specialised expertise in pension investment strategy, liability hedging and alternative investing, as well as our global manager relationships, we employ a results-focused approach across the total portfolio that prudently maximizes alpha.

  • 50 years working with pensions
  • 80+ global pension investment professionals
  • 5,000+ manager meetings per year

What We Do

A team dedicated to your success

Each client’s dedicated investment team offers deep resources and extensive knowledge. Replicating an in-house investment office, this team is led by a senior investor and backed by experienced investment professionals, including specialists in specific asset classes and other practitioners, such as actuaries, as needed.


Through partnering with pension schemes directly and dynamically, we strive to ensure an exceptional client experience – and optimal outcomes for each plan.

Who We Serve

There's no pension challenge we haven't met

Our pension-specific knowledge and breadth of investment capabilities enable us to build and manage portfolios for a wide range of scheme types and situations. Whether you’re growth-oriented, nearing fully funded status, seeking support across the total portfolio, or requiring focused resources for a particular asset class, we can help.

We work with a range of organisation and scheme types, including:

  • Corporations
  • Government and Public Institutions
  • Insurance Firms
  • Multiemployer Schemes and Unions
  • Not-for-Profit Organisations
  • Defined Benefit Schemes
  • Defined Contribution Schemes
  • Cash Balance Schemes
  • Multi-Pool & Hybrid Schemes
  • Specialized Trusts
  • Balance Sheet Capital
  • Other Complex Asset & Liability Pools

Insights From Our Pension Practice

Digital Assets for Pension Scheme Sponsors

Pensions have lagged other institutional investors in the digital asset space and may be letting one of the most profound changes in the digital economy pass by. Hear from Joe Marenda, Head of Digital Assets at Cambridge Associates, on how blockchain technology could disrupt pension scheme sponsors’ current portfolio investments and about its potential to generate returns for their schemes.

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Meet our pension leadership team

Our team of pension investment professionals is led by an experienced group of global leaders.

Connect with the Pension Practice

George Nott

Business Development Associate, Pensions, Europe