The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said a number of asset managers have taken the step of paying £34m in compensation to investors who overpaid for 'closet tracker' funds following an investigation by the regulator, while another fund group faces enforcement action for "very misleading" marketing material, according to The Telegraph.
The groups involved will reimburse investors for the higher active charges they paid on what were in reality index tracker funds, although the move is not part of an official redress scheme from the regulator,...
LGIM Real Assets has committed to deliver net-zero carbon across its 76 million sq. ft. UK real estate portfolio by 2050.
Hymans Robertson has pledged to be lifetime net-zero carbon by 2025, meaning it will offset all its carbon emissions dating back to its formation in 1921.
Institutional investor demand for green UK sovereign bonds will be high as pension schemes seek to manage their climate change risks and tap up green opportunities, experts say.
The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) strengthened powers under the Pension Schemes Bill could lead to a revival of its clearance process, according to advisers and lawyers.
Aegon has embedded ESG criteria across its in-house workplace default funds through a partnership with HSBC Global Asset Management.