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​Manager ‘intransigence’ over fees threatens industry, says LCP

Tue, 31 Mar 2015By

Consultancy warns that lack of fee disclosure by minority of industry is damaging reputation

The European Commission

Mandate roundup: EC, Tajikistan, Aberystwyth University, L&G, SEI

Tue, 31 Mar 2015By IPE Staff

European Commission to help central Asian country set up national pensions system

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IPE Views: Sir Edward Heath and the European concept

Tue, 31 Mar 2015By

Does the political necessity for European co-operation trump economic arguments, asks Joseph Mariathasan

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Investors urged to challenge 'Jekyll and Hyde' approach to climate change

Mon, 30 Mar 2015By

ShareAction urges pension funds to engage with companies over activities of industry groups

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Strategically Speaking: Candriam

March 2015 (Magazine)By

“It was difficult to find a name,” recalls Candriam CEO Naim Abou-Jaoudé, a year after Dexia Asset Management needed a rebrand for its acquisition by New York Life Investments. “All the good names are taken!” 

Patrick Uelfeti - deputy CIO Publica HWROM March 2015

How We Run Our Money: Publica

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Carlo Svaluto Moreolo talks to Publica’s deputy CIO Patrick Uelfeti about the fund’s approach to asset management

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Regulation Round-up: Europe’s changing pensions

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Overview of main regulatory and legislative developments affecting workplace pensions across Europe

UK annuity liberalisation: Challenge or opportunity?

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Tiziana Perrella assesses the impact of annuity liberalisation on UK DB pension funds

Swiss Accounting Standards: Swimming against the tide

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Some Swiss sponsors have ditched international standards in favour of local GAAP

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Asset allocation: Where next?

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Against the current economic backdrop, trustees and investment committees are unsure which sources of return they should allocate capital to, Liam Kennedy writes

PFPP survey: Delivery against objectives

March 2015 (Magazine)By

In the first in a series of articles analysing the most recent reporting output of the Pension Fund Perceptions Programme, we assess how pension funds perceive their managers

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Cheap oil and weak euro: Impact on European equities

March 2015 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan considers the likely effects of dramatically cheaper oil and a weak euro on European earnings and equity market prices 

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Long-term matters: Of herds and bubbles

March 2015 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Aidan Ward

There is much talk in the investment community of the long term and fundamentals. Yet behaviour remains rather short term in practice

Guest viewpoint: Sally Bridgeland - Avida International

March 2015 (Magazine)

“Looking beyond the UK may provide lessons on how maturing pension funds can rework investment governance”

Diary of an Investor: No magic bullet

March 2015 (Magazine)By

The good 2014 return of Wasserdicht’s Dutch fund was less down to asset allocation and mostly driven by high hedge ratios, writes investment director Pieter Mullen

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IPE Views: Is there an alternative to alternatives?

Wed, 18 Feb 2015By Pete Drewienkiewicz

Pete Drewienkiewicz on why investors should simply look at asset classes based on their investment goals and objectives

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The ‘Japanisation’ of the economy

March 2015 (Magazine)By ,

Martial Godet and Ankit Gheedia warn that their indicators show the rest of the world sliding into ‘Japanisation’ – just as Japan is escaping it

UK pension funds face inflation risk

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Given current forecasts, Andrew Brigden argues that the UK faces a huge shortage of inflation-linked bonds

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