Master trust to examine role of annuities, investment strategies and CDC risk-sharing in post-Budget environment
Decision announced in connection with European Commission’s new Work Programme for 2015
More than half of respondents to poll believe activist strategies have role within institutional investment
CREATE-Research chief executive tells conference pension funds ‘aware of own faults’ in dwindling investment returns
New organisation to comprise ETFs & Indexing, Absolute Return & Solutions and Alternatives & Multi-Management
AEIP director sets out his views on the rules for first and second-pillar pension systems
Search is RFI, and manager may not be appointed
Deal follows similar project last year via Copenhagen Infrastructure I fund
COO at financial services regulator to take charge in March 2015, almost two years after Galvin departure
ABI director general Otto Thoresen to take over from Lawrence Churchill from February 2015
Asset manager wants to strengthen UK presence, seeking clients via segregated mandates, fund offerings
Franklin Templeton, Wells Capital, Investec, SLI, Nomura, IC Select, Nikko AM, NOW: Pensions, Kames Capital, Pioneer
KAS BANK UK, Marzotto SIM, Schroders, Punter Southall, Old Mutual GI, BlueBay, SL Capital, AXA IM, Seneca, Candriam
Investor tenders $350m US high-yield mandate using IPE-Quest
EUROPE – European investor tenders $25m global high-yield debt mandate using IPE-Quest.
GLOBAL – Asian investor tenders $200m Singapore government debt mandate.
EUROPE – Continental pension fund tenders £50m, passive, UK Gilt mandate using IPE-Quest.