Schemes' desire to reduce volatility has resulted in a significant increase in asset allocation changes in the past 12 months, Baring Asset Management research shows.
Barings annual poll of schemes found that two-thirds (65%) of pension professionals - who manage public and private funds - had made asset allocation changes. The fund manager said this was up from 50%...
Up to £350bn of investible assets could be found within the energy sector over the next 30 years as investment in opportunities to decarbonise the economy by 2050 increases, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) finds.
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value
Demands on asset managers to consider ESG issues and adopt greater transparency has prompted ShareAction to publish a leading practices report, so that investors can compare the practices of their chosen firms with leaders in the industry.
Aviva has pledged to have net-zero carbon emissions across all of its investments by 2040.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was made aware of concerns about Neil Woodford's investment strategy at his fund management business back in 2015, but did not act until nearly two years later, according to reports.