The trend towards passive investment is inexorable and will continue, declared Hermes Investment Management head of investment Eoin Murray, opening a debate on the future of fund management organised by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI).
At the debate - held on September 19 - Murray said that, while there will be blips back to active management, the move towards passive is being driven by fee pressure and would continue - with a barbell...
Investment managers are much more transparent on their stewardship approaches, but it remains important for there to be an ongoing dialogue with trustees. Kim Kaveh explores the findings.
Pensions funds’ focus on long income property is increasing, with 84% of investors agreeing the level of investment in this area will rise over the next two years, according to research by Alpha Real Capital.
Additional margin rules will apply to schemes using OTC derivatives from September this year. Paul Cluley looks at how funds will be affected and what they need to do next.
BAE Systems Pension Funds Investment Management will be the cornerstone investor for alternative asset manager Investcorp’s push to provide last mile funding to the Indian market.
The date investors trapped in the Woodford Equity Income fund will receive their first capital distribution once the fund’s winding up process has begun has been pushed back to 30 January, Link Fund Solutions said.