Some 76 trustees and chief investment officers from UK schemes with combined assets of £367bn have signed a pledge to push asset managers to take more action to help combat climate change.
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has partnered with the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) platform, adding an initial long-term credit fund with more than $1bn (£806m) of assets in the fund.
In this week’s Pensions Buzz, we want to know if following its moves into private credit and alternative assets NEST is now setting an industry benchmark for defined contribution (DC) investment innovation.
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
The Competition and Markets Authority's recent review into the procurement of fiduciary management services identified a number of areas of concern, from a lack of clarity on costs and comparability, to the incumbency advantage enjoyed by investment consultants who market their fiduciary services to existing clients.
In this research report by Professional Pensions and sponsored by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, we look at what trustees think of the concerns raised by the CMA's review and whether they agree with the remedies proposed in the CMA's final report - measures which the Department for Work and Pensions have just accepted.
ETFs are an integral part of the investment process for many institutional investors, traders and risk managers. They are changing the way institutions construct portfolios, fine-tune risk and manage operational tasks like cash management and portfolio transitions.
One of the drivers of ETF growth is the ease and speed with which ETFs enable investors to express their investment views; this makes trade execution one of a number of important factors driving ETF investors' returns.
The 2018 Guide to ETFs highlights how institutions are using ETFs across asset classes to improve portfolio outcomes.