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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


Investec targets EU institutional investors with alternatives platform

Mon, 30 Jul 2018By

Multi-asset credit strategy will be first to launch as manager targets European clients

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German investors step up outsourcing as fixed income demand falls

Mon, 23 Jul 2018By

Just 3% of asset owners are seeking a fixed income manager, Greenwich Associates survey finds

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Funding at top Dutch schemes improves, but worries about cuts remain

Thu, 19 Jul 2018By

Recovery is slowing down, raising fears that benefits may have to be cut

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Germany’s Spezialfonds market doubles over seven years

Fri, 29 Jun 2018By

Growth fuelled by investors diversifying fixed-income segments, according to research agency Telos

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German pension body slams European Commission ESG plan

Mon, 20 Aug 2018By

Industry association rejects plan for delegated acts to ‘specify’ ESG rules under IORP II


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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Exclusion policy dampens publisher scheme's equity returns

Thu, 9 Aug 2018By Frank van Alphen,

Wolters Kluwer pension fund expanded its ESG exclusions policy in 2017

Call to European Commission for clarity on IFRS9

EC fires starting gun on development of ESG integration rules

Tue, 7 Aug 2018By

ESMA, EIOPA to provide technical advice on potential changes to financial sector rules 

PFZW takes stake in green bonds

SEB: Green bonds to raise $185bn this year despite headwinds

Tue, 7 Aug 2018By

Decreasing growth rate ‘not specific to green finance’

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ECON rapporteur sets out stall on investor ESG duties proposal

Tue, 7 Aug 2018By

MEP proposes mandatory due diligence and consultation with beneficiaries

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Irish consultant seeks multi-asset manager for €30m mandate

Fri, 3 Aug 2018By IPE Staff

IPE Quest tender for global manager to run ESG absolute return portfolio

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APG, LGIM support efforts to halt deforestation in Brazil

Tue, 31 Jul 2018By

Investors signed statement of support after global companies called for buy-side backing 


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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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Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

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