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BlackRock head of UK DC Rumbles stands down

Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2013 | 12:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

BlackRock UK head of defined contribution Steve Rumbles has resigned from the company.


Going global

Andrew Short examines why global equities are back in favour for return-seeking investors.

Professional Pensions | 03 May 2012 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

ESG comparison services launched for institutional investors

Two newly-launched services aim to help institutional investors scrutinise their exposure to environmental social and governance risks.

Professional Pensions | 26 Mar 2012 | 12:31 | To read this article you must be a subsriber



Deborah Fuhr will join Bank of America in ETF role

UK - BlackRock veteran Deborah Fuhr is joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London as head of its Global Delta One Strategy, according to a source close to the bank.

Global Pensions | 12 Aug 2011 | 11:17


Unilever scheme investment head Wendy Mayall to leave

Wendy Mayall, chief investment officer for Unilever’s UK and Ireland pension scheme, is leaving her position after 16 years to rejoin the consulting industry.

Professional Pensions | 07 Jul 2011 | 11:42 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Week on the web

GLOBAL - Have you missed the biggest stories in pensions this week? Find out below, as we list the top 10 most popular stories on over the past seven days.

Global Pensions | 27 May 2011 | 11:11

BlackRock snags Merrill trio for new private equity business

US – BlackRock has lured the trio who launched Merrill Lynch’s private equity business to help kick-start direct private equity offerings within BlackRock.

Global Pensions | 24 May 2011 | 11:02


Dowsey rejoins Towers Watson to strengthen DC offering

Towers Watson has poached Helen Dowsey from rival consultant Aon Hewitt.

Professional Pensions | 07 Apr 2011 | 10:44 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


New York fund agrees $4.25m settlement with Merrill Lynch

US - The New York State Common Retirement Fund has agreed a $4.25m settlement in a securities fraud law suit against Merrill Lynch.

Global Pensions | 14 Jan 2011 | 14:52


Threadneedle appoints Yu to new Asia Pacific chairman role

ASIA - Threadneedle has appointed Raymundo Yu to the newly created position of Asia Pacific chairman.

Global Pensions | 16 Nov 2010 | 11:44

In turbulent times, look to the stars

Be honest. Do you, from time to time, read your horoscope in the daily free papers?

Professional Pensions | 16 Sep 2010 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Funds get green light for BofA and Merrill securities fraud case

US/EUROPE - Pension funds from Europe and the US have been given the go-ahead to proceed with a securities fraud lawsuit against Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.

Global Pensions | 31 Aug 2010 | 12:20


Gaining traction

Exchange trading of stock loans promises to inject a needed dose of transparency and liquidity into the securities lending business. Kris Devasabai reports on the latest developments

Global Pensions | 08 Apr 2010 | 11:44

Pensions library


Achieving better member outcomes - A practical guide to DC pensions

Shedding light on the key challenges, the Aon Hewitt guide helps you identify what you are trying to achieve for your DC members and deliver a positive impact on their outcomes. The guide examines the current situation and existing challenges, and suggests potential solutions, with clear action points for employers and trustees.


How smart is Smart Beta?


John Brown, Senior VP and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH Investment Management discusses whether or not ‘Smart Beta' is genuinely smart, and if it is really beta.

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