Pension fund researcher and quant manager agree better information exchange is the way forward in active management
Also: Kempen responds to MIFID II on research costs; Preqin private equity data; Permira debt fund launch
Large schemes can use asset managers more strategically, research argues
Pension Protection Fund expects assets under management to grow to £32bn by 2020
Plus: Japan’s GPIF writes to asset managers in follow-up to revised Stewardship Code
Information about data-mining risk most difficult to obtain, according to EDHEC-Risk Institute poll
European institutional passive assets grew 17.5% annually between 2013 and 2017
World’s biggest asset manager strengthens its hold on top spot on IPE’s annual ranking
World’s largest pension fund is also demanding more from index providers and analysts
New SME Advanced Solutions team is one of three main teams forming the group
Plus: UK regulator writes to asset managers about their Brexit plans
Union Investment survey shows increased use of sustainable investment strategies
The cosy old world of asset management seems already seems like a different era. One day, CEOs will probably tell their grandchildren about the bygone days of fat margins, soft dollars and dubious intermediary arrangements
Data is transforming asset management. Are humans a weak link or an indispensable component?
Familiar set-ups in asset management are becoming obsolete in the face of Darwinian forces
Can markets offer investors better price discovery for a lower spread?
Pension funds are consolidating. What are the consequences for investment managers?
Asset managers must put client interests first as Brexit negotiations draw near
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