A dozen UK investment consulting firms have established a group aiming to improve sustainable investment practices across the investment industry.
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Pension funds could face a dilemma over their fiduciary duties as falls in gilt yields mean they may have to buy securities that are guaranteed to lose money, according to Cambridge Associates.
Trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes should consider diversifying their growth portfolios to protect against the possibility of a market crash, according to Cambridge Associates.
Proposals for mandatory tendering of fiduciary management services, as well as additional guidance for trustees, have been welcomed by industry commentators albeit with some caution.
The CMA's latest working paper finds trustees are very likely to choose their existing investment consultant for a fiduciary management mandate without third-party advice, James Phillips reports
Private assets are helping some schemes significantly outperform their peers. Jonathan Stapleton asks why UK schemes are not investing more in this asset class
Cambridge Associates has appointed Benoit Jacquemont as senior investment director as part of plans to expand its fiduciary management offering.
A traditional risk-to-return investment strategy is most effective in balancing social responsibility with financial goals, Cambridge Associates says.