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Dutch parliament wants to limit scope of fiduciary managers

Thu, 18 Oct 2018By

MP says amendment would prohibit supervision of scheme investment policies by fiduciary managers

Scarcity value: lack of bond supply further erodes ECB’s effectiveness index

Accounting roundup: More work needed on ‘too big to fail’ banks

Fri, 12 Oct 2018By

Plus: IASB eyes new pension standard, EU plots financial reporting ‘lab’

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Exiting the market at the wrong time ‘could cost more than 50%’

Fri, 5 Oct 2018By

Missing just the two best quarters could cut cumulative real returns on UK equities in half, warns Cambridge Associates

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Mercer hits out at competition regulator’s data use

Tue, 25 Sep 2018By

Data analysis errors ‘cast doubt on the credibility’ of CMA’s call for regulatory intervention in fiduciary management

Governance at UK pension schemes 'not fit for purpose'

Mercer parent company to buy JLT Group for $5.6bn

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Marsh & McLennan Companies announces deal to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group 

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Mercer to acquire North 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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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: 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. 

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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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