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The Hague

Netherlands roundup: PWRI, Levensmiddelen, AOW, Mercer, APG

Fri, 16 Feb 2018By Frank van Alphen,

Industry-wide schemes reduce state pension offset; Mercer Netherlands, APG, Robeco sign outsourcing agreements

The Houses of Parliament, London

British Steel: Regulators ‘failed to protect’ members from poor advice

Thu, 15 Feb 2018By

Work and Pensions Select Committee slams Pensions Regulator and Financial Conduct Authority over approach to scheme’s restructure

merger joint venture

LGPS awards lucrative transition management contracts

Mon, 29 Jan 2018By

Key providers appointed as pooling deadline looms

Factory

ESG roundup: More UK consultancies pledge ESG trustee push

Tue, 23 Jan 2018By

Plus: £28bn LGPS pool in UK-China climate reporting pilot; Managers launch ESG funds

Port Talbot Tata Steel plant

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

Construction cranes

Carillion: UK pension trade body calls for ‘urgent’ regulatory action [updated]

Tue, 16 Jan 2018By

PLSA warns of scammers targeting Carillion pension scheme members 

London eye

Local Pensions Partnership plans upgrade to support expansion

Thu, 11 Jan 2018By

Public sector asset management partnership targeting more clients; seeking consultant to help outsource middle office functions

Stock market returns

ERI Scientific Beta criticises Mercer factor investing report

Thu, 11 Jan 2018By

Consultant tells IPE it ‘respectfully disagrees’ with factor investing group’s analysis

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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

All Mandate News

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”

gregg mc clymont

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”

All Guest Viewpoint

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