More than two-thirds of the $36trn of assets held by some of the world’s largest asset managers are being managed by responsible investment "laggards" and poor performers, while the industry currently has no stand-out leaders in the space, research shows....
Royal London saw its new group pension business decline over the first half of 2018 as the rollout of auto-enrolment (AE) drew to a close, according to its interim results.
Asset Management Exchange (AMX) has added tax transparent global equity vehicles to its range of investment funds to cut scheme costs and increase transparency across the industry.
Over 170 asset managers have rejected an initiative which requires better disclosure of fees UK public pension funds are charged, despite increased regulatory pressure on costs throughout the industry.
Schroders has become the first asset manager to sign up to Clear Funds, a transaction cost assessment service launched by PTL in January 2018.
Schroders has become one of the largest asset managers to sign up to the Local Government Pension Scheme's (LGPS) code of transparency.
Investment Association: Brexit talks must go 'beyond political jostling' for the sake of asset management
The Brexit negotiations are too legal and should cultivate a process of "conscious uncoupling" to protect the asset management sector, the Investment Association (IA) says.
The transparency code set up in June for the £217bn Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is quickly gaining traction among asset managers, with the total number of signatories reaching 12.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Chris Sier to chair its working group on disclosure of costs and charges for institutional investors.
Asset managers will face a duty to act in the best interests of investors under plans unveiled by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has urged the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to refer the investment consulting market for a competition investigation.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has launched a team to highlight what it recognises as "progressive" active managers (PAMs), who drive good practice in the industry.
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) final report on its asset management study has been dubbed a turning point for cost transparency, but some have warned its actions are lacking.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has signed up to the code of transparency created for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), bringing the total number of signatories to five.
Baillie Gifford and Montanaro are the first asset managers to sign up to a new transparency code to help the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) get a better handle on investment costs.
The investment platform market is undergoing an upheaval with Willis Towers Watson entering the marketplace. Stephanie Baxter expects an industry-wide shake-up that could lead to more innovative solutions for DB schemes.
The Investment Association (IA) has revealed its proposed code to standardise cost disclosure across collective funds, segregated mandates, and institutional investors.
If industry-led initiatives to tackle cost transparency do not stand up to scrutiny the FCA will look to regulate.