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A third of British Steel transfers were unsuitable, says UK regulator

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By

CEO Andrew Bailey rejects criticism from politicians over FCA’s response to British Steel advice problems

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BlackRock's Fink: Companies must know their impact and purpose

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By

CEO also outlines how BlackRock aims to step up its engagement

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Norway’s SWF bans BAE as UK firm returns to nuclear weapons

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By

GPFG excludes nine companies on ethical grounds

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Asian investor seeks manager for $100m global equity mandate

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By IPE Staff

Asset owner undertakes IPE Quest search for a thematic developed markets manager

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Asset management roundup: Natixis spreads its wings in real assets

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By

Plus: Franklin Templeton buys Edinburgh Partners, Tikehau backs venture capital firm

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People moves: Norway specialist Pareto expands to Germany

Thu, 18 Jan 2018By IPE Staff

Achmea, Labour Party, Fidelity, Pareto, Schroders, Pinebridge, Candriam, JP Morgan Asset Management, Baillie Gifford

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On the record: How do you use investment research?

January 2018 (magazine)

MN Netherlands and PFA Denmark share their views on investment research under MiFID II

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How we run our money: Nokia

January 2018 (magazine)By

Arto Sirvio, Nokia’s director of pensions, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the communication and information technology company manages a large portfolio of pension plans

All Interviews

Netherlands: The bond-to-swap trade

January 2018 (magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

Dutch pension funds are picking up a yield premium by using swaps 

Accounting: Ringing up the changes

January 2018 (magazine)By

The slowdown in UK mortality improvements is continuing

Briefing: The return of carry

January 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

The carry trade may be making a comeback, after a decade in the doldrums, laid low by the global financial crisis

All Briefings

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Crypto-currencies lack real basis

January 2018 (magazine)By

Crypto-currencies divide opinions sharply. Some rave about them while others are scathing

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Do not expect a tech-driven revolution

January 2018 (magazine)By

Despite the amount of academic research, the theoretical concepts underpinning portfolio management remain the same

All Analysis and Opinion

Investment Grade Credit: Will the global rally last?

January 2018 (magazine)By

The global economy appears to be entering a period of greater stability and low volatility but risks remain for fixed-income investors

Liquidity: Search for liquidity widens

January 2018 (magazine)

Fund managers are paying attention to more liquidity indicators when making investment decisions

All Investing in...

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Diary Of An Investor: Paradise lost

January 2018 (magazine)By Pieter Mullen

As our co-investment partners PensionKøbenhavn found recently, unexpected risks can turn round and bite you

Long Term Matters: Time to pay heed to political risk

January 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Speaking plainly but respectfully gets results more often than our ‘inner fence-sitter’ likes to acknowledge

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Guest Viewpoint: Will Goodhart, CFA UK

January 2018 (magazine)

“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”

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Diary of an investor: A free lunch, or two

December 2017 (Magazine)By

In common with many others, Wasserdicht’s international pension plans have dispensed with most of their traditional active equity allocations over the years

Climate risk: Action on demand

December 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram,

We are winning the war against tobacco, at least in the developed world. Yet, we are losing the war to keep global warming to less than 2°C

All Columns


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IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2398

    Asset class: Real Estate.
    Asset region: The client will consider: Europe ex. UK, Europe incl. UK and UK Only Funds.
    Size: EUR 60 - 100 million per investment.
    Closing date: 2018-01-31.

  • QN-2401

    Asset class: All/large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Global Developed Markets.
    Size: $100m.
    Closing date: 2018-02-02.

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Ahead of the Curve: Best strategies for crises

January 2018 (magazine)

US equities are eight years into an equity bull market, which must end. Investors are asking how they can protect their equity allocations if and when a correction happens

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Ahead of the Curve: Steeling Japan’s governance

December 2017 (Magazine)By

While Japan’s boardroom governance may be improving in general terms, it is obvious that best practices have not always permeated every level of the corporate hierarchy

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