The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will launch a consultation on updating the permitted links framework to allow unit-linked pension funds to invest in an appropriate range of so-called 'patient capital' assets.
The consultation is expected by the end of 2018, according to the Autumn Budget 2018 document unveiled today (29 October) following chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget speech to the House of Commons...
'Headaches' ahead for DC illiquid investment over 'fiendish complexities' of performance fees despite charge cap inclusion
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has welcomed plans to incorporate performance fees in the charge cap, but the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) warned performance fees are “not the only headache” for defined contribution (DC)...
Nest has announced two infrastructure partnerships which will see the asset class make up 5% of its total portfolio.
The likelihood of trustees making incorrect decisions when choosing a fiduciary manager due to rudimentary performance metrics remains probable, EY says.
Andrew Howard, Global Head of Sustainable Investment, explains how Schroders have further developed their proprietary impact measurement tool SustainEx™ to cover impact at a country level, looking at national externalities and countries’ contributions to shared global problems and benefits.
Finding the right asset mix for long-term investment goals.