UK - Pension and sovereign wealth funds are amongst those shoring up Barclays' balance sheet as main buyers of the bank's £4.5bn (US$8.8bn) share issuance today.
Barclays confirmed existing and new 'leading institutional shareholders' had agreed to invest up to £1.3bn, but said it could not divulge names of the specific funds until later this afternoon. John Varley,...
Partner Insight: Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton discuss how fiduciary management has changed in response to a shifting market context and what we might expect to see going forward
Industry Voice: A fiduciary management approach gives trustees a richness of information you can't get with a standard adviser approach, especially in times of market uncertainty, explain Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton
Two years have passed since the Law Commission's landmark review that attempted to clear up confusion over trustees' fiduciary duties. Stephanie Baxter finds despite some initial progress there is much more work to be done.
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