UK - Investment style is going to become an increasing focus for UK pension funds who have suffered from a value bias in their global equities portfolios, according to global asset manager MFS Investment Management.
Olivier Lebleu, managing director, EMEA distribution, MFS Investment Management, said the importance of style had come to the attention of pension funds. He said: "Over the past few years, value has...
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