Vicky Carr says that escrow arrangements have been the most popular type of contingent asset used by Sackers' clients over the past 12 months, a trend she expects to continue in the current low gilt yield environment.
At a Glance An escrow is an arrangement whereby an employer places cash and/or securities into a third-party account Employers may wish to use an escrow rather than paying contributions directly...
Sectoral diversification has shown its worth in this economic crisis, says Robert Scammell, but whether this is a ‘dead cat bounce’ is yet to be determined.
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to accelerate this shift, requiring investors to understand the value companies have been creating for and extracting from all stakeholders.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions' sister title Investment Week collates all the breaking market news, analysis and opinion on equity, bond and currency movements as well as the impact of trade wars, tightening monetary policy and the Brexit negotiations....
Multi-national companies must consider complex methods for scheme funding including increased flexibility on retirement benefits, Aon says.
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has published detailed advice on how to integrate climate risks and opportunities into investment processes.