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Mercer to acquire Northern American specialist consultants

Tue, 14 Aug 2018By IPE Staff

Two transactions to boost global advisory firm’s alternatives offering

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Investors urged to diversify in private debt as assets hit record level

Tue, 14 Aug 2018By

Focusing on mid-market corporate direct lending ‘too constraining’, according to Willis Towers Watson

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Evidence of integration key in Aon ESG fund manager rating system

Mon, 13 Aug 2018By

ESG ratings capture Aon’s assessment of effectiveness of manager policies and procedures

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Date with destiny? Schemes mull ‘Brexit day’ valuations

Thu, 2 Aug 2018By

Some UK funds are considering changing the date of formal valuations – but advisers are split on the benefits

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Advisers, fiduciaries respond to ‘softer stance’ from competition regulator

Wed, 18 Jul 2018By

But some dispute the findings of adverse effects on market and customers from the CMA

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UK schemes must tender fiduciary contracts, competition body says

Wed, 18 Jul 2018By

CMA finds adverse effects on market competition in investment consulting and fiduciary management sectors

A cold day in London

Willis Towers Watson launches bundled service for DB schemes

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

OneDB combines admin, actuarial and investment services to set schemes on a path to full funding – and, perhaps, consolidation

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Trade war rhetoric should prompt equity rethink, say advisers

Wed, 20 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Looming tariffs on trade between China and US are a cause for pessimism among consultants and strategists

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NEST seeks asset manager for move into high-yield debt

Tue, 15 Nov 2016By

UK master looks for active manager as part of expansion into single-asset mandates

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Northern Irish LGPS hires Unigestion for low-volatility mandate

Mon, 5 Sep 2016By IPE Staff

NILGOSC appoints Swiss asset manager as part of further diversification

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Greenwich hires managers for new multi-asset, EM equity strategies

Mon, 22 Aug 2016By

Local authority fund completes implementation of new strategic asset allocation with final two hires

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Strathclyde tenders £250m EM debt mandate as part of strategy shift

Wed, 3 Aug 2016By

UK’s largest local authority fund continues shift towards short-term enhanced-yield strategies

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Seven consultancies appointed to national LGPS framework agreement

Mon, 11 Jul 2016By

Consultancies hired for multi-lot framework to advise on actuarial services, special projects

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Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

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Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

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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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