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People moves: New chair at €10.5bn Dutch fund; senior ESG hires [updated]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019By IPE Staff

SPH, SVVK-ASIR, SASB, LCP, DNB, Schroders, Wells Fargo, EB-SIM, AXA IM, Willis Towers Watson, Aviva Investors

Reporting

LCP: Dutch schemes urged to improve performance reporting

Tue, 12 Feb 2019By Sameer van Alfen

Schemes need to make a clearer distinction between performance gross and net of fees and costs, consultancy argues

hedge funds

​Asset owners ‘should push for strategy, fee innovation’ at hedge funds

Tue, 5 Feb 2019By

Hedge funds too focused on tangential issues, says Willis Towers Watson

Pedestrians

People moves: PGGM names temporary CEO; Mercer-JLT merger latest [updated]

Thu, 31 Jan 2019By IPE Staff

PGGM, Mercer, JLT, AP Pension, Skandia, AFM, Amundi, Lazard, Wells Fargo, BPL Pensioen, PDN, Barnett Waddingham

London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square

Stewardship ‘tipping point’ in sight after busy year for engagement

Wed, 30 Jan 2019By

Trade body encourages schemes to ‘take action where issues cause concern’

The Nesjavellir geothermal power plant in Iceland

Dutch roundup: ABP launches energy transition fund

Tue, 29 Jan 2019By , Sameer van Alfen, Frank van Alphen

Also: Smurfit Netherlands to liquidate; Adviser trade bodies to merge

Stock markets

CFA Institute to oversee fiduciary manager performance standard [updated]

Mon, 28 Jan 2019By

Institute is in discussions with US and Dutch providers about extending coverage outside the UK

hamburg harbour

Aon sets up German pension fund, DAX companies top up funding

Fri, 25 Jan 2019By

UnitedPensions Deutschland AG is the 33rd Pensionsfonds to get a license from German BaFin

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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

Handshake

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: 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 

jim hawley and jon lukomnik

Guest Viewpoint: Jim Hawley and Jon Lukomnik

October 2018 (magazine)

It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. 

amla n roy

Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

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