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Climate policy 'gaps' hindering low-carbon investment, investors say

Thu, 18 Sep 2014By

Investors with $24trn in assets urge governments to take action over climate change, proposing regulatory changes to enable low-carbon, renewable-energy investment

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Second-pillar funding in Switzerland reaches post-crisis high

Thu, 18 Sep 2014By

Swisscanto estimates 4% return for first half of year, lifting average funding levels

Oil platform

Oil giant BP laments impact of late AGM voting on investor engagement

Thu, 18 Sep 2014By

Head of governance says shareholders fail to communicate intentions, as FRC chairman warns of breach in ‘principle’ of Stewardship Code

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Dutch policy institute calls for end of average pension contribution

Thu, 18 Sep 2014By

Removing redistribution would help build sustainable pensions system, says Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

Euros

Consultancy dismisses Dutch Treasury's net pension scheme

Thu, 18 Sep 2014By

Mercer criticises unattractiveness, complexity of government’s proposals 

Manchester

Greater Manchester pension fund returns 7% despite hit on global bonds

Wed, 17 Sep 2014By

Fund shows strong returns from private equity, commits to further real estate and infrastructure exposure

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Mercer throws support behind new Dutch financial assessment framework

Wed, 17 Sep 2014By

Consultancy cites indexation potential with returns of 6%-7% and rising interest rates

An oil refinery in Japan

AP4, France's FRR earmark €2bn for new MSCI low-carbon index

Wed, 17 Sep 2014By

Swedish buffer fund, French reserve fund jointly develop index with MSCI, Amundi

Handshake

Wednesday people roundup

Wed, 17 Sep 2014By IPE Staff

Syntrus Achmea, SSgA, BlackRock, Amundi, USS, Sussex Partners, Putnam, Schroders, BlueBay, Aon Hewitt, KNEIP, SYZ, Advent Capital Management

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Handshake

Wednesday people roundup

Wed, 17 Sep 2014By IPE Staff

Syntrus Achmea, SSgA, BlackRock, Amundi, USS, Sussex Partners, Putnam, Schroders, BlueBay, Aon Hewitt, KNEIP, SYZ, Advent Capital Management

Guus Boender

Asset-liability management innovator Guus Boender dies

Tue, 16 Sep 2014By IPE Staff

Founder of Ortec Finance had been suffering from cancer since late 2013

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UK appoints government's head of private pensions

Mon, 15 Sep 2014By

Industry expert moves over from HM Treasury pensions role to takeover front-line pensions policy

merger joint venture

Friday people roundup

Fri, 12 Sep 2014By IPE Staff

Cardono Risk Management, NAPF, ALFI, Vontobel Asset Management, Zurich UK Life

Harold Naus

Oldenkamp's departure from Cardano prompts Naus move from ING

Fri, 12 Sep 2014By

Cardano chief executive to step down to focus on ‘new opportunities’

City Hall of Stockholm, Sweden

AP3 vice-president leaves amid doubts over fund future

Thu, 11 Sep 2014By

Gustaf Hagerud relocates to London to become partner in UK asset management firm

All People Moves

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Merseyside Pension Fund

Thu, 19 Sep 2013

Investor tenders $350m US high-yield mandate using IPE-Quest

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Northern Ireland Water

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Northern Ireland Water

Mon, 5 Aug 2013By Cécile Sourbès

EUROPE – European investor tenders $25m global high-yield debt mandate using IPE-Quest.

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Avon Pension Fund

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Avon Pension Fund

Thu, 1 Aug 2013By Devan Cotterell

GLOBAL – Asian investor tenders $200m Singapore government debt mandate.

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, SEI, Cooper-Avon Tyres

Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, SEI, Cooper-Avon Tyres

Tue, 30 Jul 2013By IPE staff

EUROPE – Continental pension fund tenders £50m, passive, UK Gilt mandate using IPE-Quest.

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