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People moves: Mercer appoints UK leader; Lærernes boss to retire [updated]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019By IPE Staff

Mercer, Lærernes Pension, Generali, BMO, Notariaat, BNP Paribas, Buck Consultants, Aon, LPP, Candriam, State Street

Handshake

Mercer parent completes $5.6bn JLT acquisition

Mon, 1 Apr 2019By

Transaction sealed after JLT agreed to sell its aerospace insurance brokerage

Bitcoin

‘Attractive entry point’ for cryptocurrencies following price crash

Wed, 27 Mar 2019By

Institutional investors should consider an allocation to cryptocurrencies, according to Cambridge Associates

The Meuse in Maastricht

Economists warn investment ‘groupthink’ could hurt pension outcomes

Mon, 25 Mar 2019By Sameer van Alfen

Schemes hiring the same actuaries often made the same strategic investment choice 

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK moves to enact changes to consultant, fiduciary sectors

Wed, 13 Mar 2019By

Government pledges to legislate for CMA recommendations that require tendering for fiduciary contracts

London

Aon ‘not pursuing merger with Willis Towers Watson’

Wed, 6 Mar 2019By ,

Consultancy giant confirms it had considered ‘potential opportunities’ with rival company

Sion Cole Aon

BlackRock appoints former Aon fiduciary lead in UK push

Fri, 1 Mar 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Sion Cole to lead the growing department after 15 years at Aon

People

People moves: More changes at State Street; JP Morgan hires ESG leader [updated]

Thu, 28 Feb 2019By IPE Staff

State Street, JPMAM, Jupiter, Clara-Pensions, Franklin Templeton, AMX, Cambridge, Robeco, NIBC, K3, XPS, Mediolanum

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London skyline

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

Stock market numbers

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

Queen's House

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

Glasgow

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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Guest Viewpoint: Manuel Adamini, Sean Flannery, Toby Heaps and Eloy Lindeijer

April 2019 (Magazine)

“Time to invite brown corporates to the green bond party”

david kavanagh

Guest viewpoint: David Kavanagh

March 2019 (Magazine)By

The deadline for national implementation of the IORP II directive passed this January

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Guest viewpoint: Lisa Brüggen & Thomas Post

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”

sviatoslav rosov

Guest Viewpoint: Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA Institute

January 2019 (magazine)By

The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975 

simon lewis

Guest viewpoint: Simon Lewis, AFME

December 2018 (magazine)

Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis 

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