ITM has acquired the products and assets of Profund Solutions from Mercer.
LGPS Central has launched its £680m multi-asset credit (MAC) fund with initial buy-in from four local authority partner funds.
Professional Pensions asked its readers to describe the current state of the pensions industry in one word this week, eliciting a mix of predominantly gloomy adjectives.
Roger Mattingly discusses how trustees can manage their ESG obligations
Compulsory fiduciary management and retendering: how smaller schemes are disproportionately impacted
But could reforms like mandatory tendering actually hamper the small-size schemes who tend to use fiduciary management the most?
Professional Pensions, working in association with BMO Global Asset Management, asked over 100 pension scheme trustees for their views on this matter.
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.