Industry-wide schemes reduce state pension offset; Mercer Netherlands, APG, Robeco sign outsourcing agreements
Outsourcing agreement was reviewed following last year’s merger
Willis Towers Watson report delivers damning verdict on London CIV following staff departures
FAIRR-coordinated project publishes outcome of engagement with global food companies
SCA pension fund supports strategy with exclusion policy based on UN Global Compact Principles
€8.9trn of assets were managed in European-domiciled open-ended funds at the end of last year
Plus: ‘Value for money’ tool for funds; Aberdeen private fund launch, stewardship questions over Carillion
Independent trustee firm PTL will assess transaction costs and control processes in new Clear Funds model
Nearly €250bn is still waiting to be invested, according to data provider Preqin
Team will identify public companies contributing to solving environmental and social problems
Defined contribution master trust seeks to add new asset class to NEST Retirement Date funds
Asset managers and regulator DNB predict significant interest in housing loan market from domestic and overseas investors
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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