UK - Providers of fiduciary management services, popular in the Netherlands, have claimed elements of the offering are already being used in the UK and some pension funds will have adopted the approach by the end of 2008.
The Netherlands has seen a proliferation of fiduciary management service providers, with traditional asset managers such as GSAM and BlackRock winning mandates in the market. The service providers are...
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