UK - Investec Asset Management have appointed Harsha Patel (pictured) as a credit portfolio manager to its fixed income team in London.
Patel will be part of the Pan-European credit team of 8, and will work alongside recent hire Peter Burbank, head of credit research. Patel joins from F&C Management where, most recently, she was a portfolio manager, Global Credits. “We are pleased to welcome Harsha to the team” , said Hendrik Du Toit, chief executive officer at Investec.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe that business facing financial distress should be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions to avoid rising costs.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.