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UK roundup: Pearson insures £1.2bn of liabilities in 'umbrella' deal

Tue, 17 Oct 2017By

Also: One in five FTSE 100 schemes will struggle in a recession; LPP appoints Albourne as ‘devil’s advocate’

Are consultants the referees or the players?

Joseph Mariathasan: Are consultants the referees or the players?

Mon, 9 Oct 2017By

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority needs to know what game is being played before assessing the rules

PFZW takes stake in green bonds

UK investment consultants back trustee ESG push

Mon, 25 Sep 2017By

Consultants pledge to put regulator’s ESG guidance on trustees’ agenda

John Wotton, Competition and Markets Authority

Competition watchdog names committee for consultant inquiry [updated]

Wed, 20 Sep 2017Updated: Thu, 21 Sep 2017By

CMA inquiry publishes 40-page document detailing the scope of its work


Mercer parent company pension fund strikes £3.4bn longevity swap

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By

Deal is second largest for a UK pension fund using captive insurer

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The small Dutch adviser influencing the UK’s biggest schemes

Thu, 14 Sep 2017By

Rotterdam-based Ortec Finance lifts the lid on performance attribution for multi-billion-pound schemes

Christopher Woolard FCA

UK regulator confirms competition inquiry for investment consultants

Thu, 14 Sep 2017By

The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate concerns about conflicts of interest in the fiduciary space

All Advisers News

Private Equity: Buying in a seller’s market

October 2017 (Magazine)

Private equity has outperformed the public markets for the past five years and institutional investors have been ramping up allocations

China’s MSCI inclusion widens the assets horizon

October 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The addition of China A-shares to the MSCI Emerging Market index is symbolically important for China and could lead to improvements in regulation and corporate governance

Portfolio Construction: Themes for defensive investing

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Global uncertainties and disruptions call for more care when building a defensive portfolio

Trade dispute: Germany against the rest

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Foreign criticism of Germany’s strong trade performance is escalating

Oil: Changing oil price drivers

September 2017 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

New technologies are among factors transforming global energy markets

Macro Matters: The revenge of geography

September 2017 (Magazine)By Bob Swarup

The internet is fuelling rising global populism and digital protectionism

Briefing: MiFID II – The birth of a market

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

As MiFID II comes into effect, asset managers and brokers must negotiate a price for sell-side investment research

Briefing: Cyberwar without end

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Financial institutions are involved in a cyber arms race against criminals

Briefing: Greece's political millstone

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Uncertainties in the euro-zone pose a risk to Greece’s improving economy

Briefing: An emerged market

July / August 2017 (Magazine)

Asian private equity allocations are becoming mainstream

Convertibles: A fundamental shift

June 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Convertibles are gradually being recognised as an asset class in their own right

Mononationals: Case for foreign domestics

June 2017 (Magazine)By

An unexpected consequence of globalisation is that it may be more beneficial to invest in firms that are predominantly national

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