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Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

UK roundup: LAPFF, Aberdeen, PPF, BlackRock, LPP

Tue, 13 Dec 2016By

LAPF warns Sky not to undervalue company as it considers bid from 21st Century Fox

Dorset, England

National LGPS framework targets State Street replacement and more [updated]

Mon, 3 Oct 2016By

Local authorities gearing up to seek performance, cost-monitoring services

House fronts, Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish pension funds voice worry about falling bond liquidity

Tue, 23 Aug 2016By

Danish bankers, securities dealers propose steps to improve situation

Vienna at night

Derivatives rules could force pension funds into 'fire sales' – PGGM

Thu, 30 Jun 2016By

Dutch fund manager also expresses concerns over mandatory central clearing

City London

UK roundup: Docklands Light Railway Pension Scheme, TPR, Serco, ABI, SGSS

Thu, 3 Sep 2015By IPE Staff

Pensions regulator intervenes to secure £37m funding for pension scheme deficit

Pounds sterling

BNY Mellon fined £126m in UK for failure to protect custody assets

Wed, 15 Apr 2015By

Firm fined over failure to comply with UK regulator’s rules for custodians for six years

Stocks

Automation to facilitate buy-side empowerment, liquidity – Euronext

Thu, 4 Dec 2014By

Regulation also seen as major driver behind changing trading environment for institutional investors

London at dusk

Westminster replaces BNY Mellon as custodian after joint tender with London fund

Thu, 16 Oct 2014By

Westminster selects new custodian after joint tender with Hammersmith and Fulham, with mandate covering £1.7bn in assets

Tower Bridge, London

Mandate roundup: Pension Protection Fund, ECB

Thu, 17 Jul 2014By

UK lifeboat scheme to appoint global custodian over next 12 months

Night view of Bern and Aare River, Switzerland

Swiss asset management costs 'don't paint whole picture', experts warn

Tue, 8 Jul 2014By

Pensionskassen pay 0.42% of managed assets in fees, according to ASIP survey

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Diary of an Investor: An independent soul

March 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Rolf, our chairman of trustees is having a reception to mark his 30 years working for Wasserdicht. An engineer by profession, he was worked for us all over the world and has many stories to tell

Diary of an Investor: Political perils

February 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Last month I met with my old friend Thijs, who is CIO of a large UK corporate pension scheme, working in a small investment office in the UK with an enlightened CEO

Diary of an Investor: Too much information

January 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Our investment committee members had quite a few questions at the final meeting of 2016. Brexit, Trump, the equities rally, long-bond yields, emerging markets: the trustees kept the topics coming thick and fast

Diary of an Investor: Diversity counts

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Recently we had to admit that the trustee board of the Wasserdicht Dutch pension fund isn’t very diverse. Of course, we fulfil the requirement to have one female trustee and one under the age of 40 and have for some time

Diary of an Investor: War stories

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Last month I joined our co-operation partners at PensionKøbenhavn in Copenhagen for a private round table of institutional investors discussing real assets

Diary of an Investor: At the high table

October 2016 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Recently, I was invited to join a network of financial academics as a ‘practice adviser’, which means I speak to them regularly about the challenges our pension fund faces and what we are doing in the investment portfolio.

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