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ExxonMobil under pressure from Church Commissioners

Dutch pension funds lay out aims for three-year ALM studies

Tue, 24 Apr 2018By Sameer van Alfen

Consultants asked to assess risk attitudes, climate change, inflation and ‘premium funding’

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PLSA warns CMA against adding to ‘crowded trustee guidance space’

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By

Competition watchdog also considering measures to inform trustees about switching costs

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Consultants steering trustees towards own fiduciary services, says CMA

Tue, 3 Apr 2018By

Competition watchdog admits that it is ‘not straightforward to say how the practices might impact competition’ 

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Analysis: UK regulator decides against relaxing DB transfer rules

Wed, 28 Mar 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Financial advisers told to “start from the assumption” that exiting a defined benefit pension fund is unsuitable

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PIC, Prudential aim to expand de-risking market to small schemes

Tue, 27 Mar 2018By

Plus: JLT Employee Benefits launches price comparison tool for schemes considering buyouts

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Consultant-recommended funds do not beat market, says watchdog

Thu, 22 Mar 2018By

Competition and Markets Authority says analysis fits into its value-for-money scrutiny of sector

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CMA finds evidence of poor competition in consultants sector

Thu, 1 Mar 2018By

Trustees, as customers, are not getting necessary information to judge value for money, says competition watchdog

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Joseph Mariathasan: Are LDI valuations right for an entity like USS?

Mon, 26 Feb 2018By

Matching pension liabilities is seen as a risk management rather than investment issue

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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: 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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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”

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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”

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