The number of funds that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when they make investment decisions is small according to MSCI research.
Phil Redding has been appointed as the head of business development for the UK by Cardano.
Insurer Prudential's chief executive Tidjane Thiam is to replace Brady Dougan at the helm of Swiss bank Credit Suisse.
Scottish Power's £2bn longevity swap is the latest in a string of transactions. But where does it feature on the top ten?
Around a quarter of asset manager signatories of the National Association of Pension Funds' (NAPF) Stewardship Code have completed the body's disclosure framework since its October 2013 launch.
Goldman Sachs has put a majority stake of its UK bulk annuity insurance business up for sale.
Aon Hewitt has appointed Phil True as its head of UK-based equity manager research team within its investment consulting business.
The Association of Investment Companies has appointed Andrew Bell as its chairman elect, who will succeed incumbent chairman Sarah Bates.
Dexion Capital and Credit Suisse will float an insurance-linked security investment trust.
UBS and Nomura have followed Credit Suisse in pulling out of the longevity swap market, citing capital requirements and regulatory changes, PP understands.
Equities offer better returns above inflation than bonds, property or gold, according to a long run data study.
More than £2bn of pension fund liabilities was transferred in the third quarter of the year through buy-ins, buyouts and longevity swaps, Hymans Robertson analysis shows.
UK - The Pensions Protection Fund has widened its selection of transition managers by recruiting nine firms to its panel, but missing from the list was incumbent State Street who the PPF said did not re-bid.
The Pension Protection Fund has widened its selection of transition managers by recruiting nine firms to its panel.
The onus of conducting due diligence on transition managers has shifted greatly to the asset owner, yet gaining access to managers' track records remains a problem, delegates heard.
UK - The onus of conducting due diligence on transition managers has shifted greatly to the asset owner, yet gaining access to managers' track records remains a problem, delegates at this month's GP's Transition Management Forum heard.
A dozen longevity swap deals are set to complete in the next 18 months after the £1.7bn ITV Pension Scheme deal reinvigorated the market, a consultant says.
UK - The ITV pension scheme has entered into a £1.7bn ($2.8bn) longevity swap with Credit Suisse to fully hedge the longevity risk for 12,000 of its pensioner members.
The ITV pension scheme has entered into a £1.7bn longevity swap with Credit Suisse to fully hedge the longevity risk for 12,000 of its pensioner members.
In the third of a three-part series on the sustainability of pensions in the UK, Con Keating, head of research at Brighton Rock Group, discusses regulation
Hedge fund managers tell David Walker pension funds could face stronger competition when investing in their products
AustralianSuper and Cbus, Credit Suisse, BlackRock, First State Investments, Barings, RBC Dexia
Swiss pension funds are starting to look more closely at the fees they pay, including those going to external managers.
Switzerland's pension funds have so far refused to rebalance following the financial crisis. Emma Cusworth looks at the potential consequences