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Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the curve: Why bond covenants matter

February 2018 (magazine)By

For bond investors, who lack a shareholder vote, covenants are the G (or corporate governance) in ESG

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

Ahead of the Curve: Beware banks

November 2017 (Magazine)

The universal desire to generate economic growth through capitalism lends itself naturally to the long-term nature of pension funds

Ahead of the Curve: The rise of the cloud corporates

October 2017 (Magazine)

Digitalisation has profound implications for how corporates do business. It affects the way goods or services are invented, produced, marketed and consumed

Ahead of the Curve: Oil as an economic barometer

September 2017 (Magazine)

As Donald Trump’s presidency faces its sternest political tests so far, markets have begun to temper some of their frothiness

All Ahead of the Curve

Long Term Matters: Investment can be a true profession

February 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Carillion, the UK construction company that collapsed recently, reminds us, once again, that investment is yet far from being a credible profession

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Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

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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

All Columns

keith ambachtsheer

Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

will goodhart

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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Guest viewpoint: Greg McClymont

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey

Guest Viewpoint: Sarah Keohane Williamson & Matthew Leatherman

November 2017 (Magazine)

“The selection of a benchmark is secondary to many other provisions for encouraging long-term behaviour”

robin ellison

Guest Viewpoint: Robin Ellison

October 2017 (Magazine)

“The FCA has picked the wrong fight. We need a way to rate alternative investments”

Guest viewpoint: Stefan Lundbergh & Kerrin Rosenberg, Cardano

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By ,

“At present, UK trustees do not have the right governance framework in place to be effective or accountable” 

Guest Viewpoint: Avida International

June 2017 (Magazine)

“Fiduciary management has turned into a sophisticated exercise of managing increasingly complex investment value chains” 

Guest viewpoint: Francesco Briganti, EBWI Employee Benefits and Welfare Institute

May 2017 (Magazine)

It is widely known that EIOPA is studying the possibility of a new EU legal framework for a pan-European occupational defined contribution pension regime

All Guest Viewpoint

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

  • IN-2412

    Closing date: 2018-02-28.

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