EUROPE - The £15bn Railpen is the first major pension fund to back Governance for Owner's (GO), the new partnership founded by former Hermes directors' Peter Butler and Steve Brown, by investing e200m in the GO European Focus Fund which will be placed in a small number of under performing companies across Europe.
Michelle Edkins, GO’s managing director explained the companies chosen will be listed, with some in the FTSE All Well Developed Europe index. The criteria for selection is based on consistent five,three,...
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