SEC provides guidance to fund managers about proxy voting responsibilities and to proxy advisory firms about anti-fraud rules
Three LGPS funds within the London CIV asset pool have pulled their money out of an Allianz global equity vehicle
Analysis on FTSE 100 pay from the High Pay Centre and CIPD shows median CEO remuneration fell 13% to £3.5m from 2017 to 2018
Plus: The US Securities and Exchange Commission is to consider whether or not to publish guidance about the use of proxy advice in the shareholder voting process
Report seeks to prompt asset managers to think about ESG data in the same way they would about other important inputs into the investment process
Moreau to replace Sri Chandrasekharan, who will move into another as yet unnamed senior role within HSBC Group
Benefits of incorporating ESG factors include lower drawdowns and reduced portfolio volatility, according to JP Morgan Asset Management
Organisation wants to ‘develop market thinking in this area given its rapid development and increasing importance of passive strategies’
First State Investments is the 15th biggest global infrastructure manager by assets according to IPE data
Think tank claims world’s largest asset manager has failed to protect investors but BlackRock challenges methodology and findings
Investors now pay more for credit and liability-driven investment managers than for equity managers, consultancy’s fee survey reports
The Investment Association has proposed the creation of the ‘Long-Term Asset Fund’, which would be a modified version of an existing category of open-ended authorised fund
Can multi-affiliate boutique structures combine the benefits of consolidation with the cultural advantages of smaller, focused managers?
How are managers deploying natural language processing to analyse management sentiment in earnings calls?
There is no consensus on a positive link between ESG and improved portfolio performance
Culture is a big differentiator in determining the successful asset managers of the future
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