In the first of Schroders ‘Fiduciary Management Insight’ series, Neil Walton, Head of Investment Solutions at Schroders examines why Trustees should be aware of transaction costs and their impact on portfolio returns.
Last year proved so significant that it merits an evaluation of governance arrangements, according to four in five respondents to a poll.
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest tender awards from across the industry.
Professional Pensions spoke to SECOR Asset Management head of client advisory Kam Chang as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what he had to say…
Just over one-third (36%) of schemes retendering for full fiduciary management services are switching providers, latest analysis by Isio reveals.
Aon has been re-appointed by the £400m ITN Pension Scheme to provide fiduciary management services.
With under three-quarters of a year left for retendering exercises to be completed, capacity issues could arise and reduce choice, writes James Phillips.
Sole trustee appointments are featuring more often in tender proposals as schemes seek nimbleness and expertise. James Phillips looks at a Kempen white paper on the burgeoning market.
The Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme (CAAPS) has appointed BlackRock to run a £4bn fiduciary mandate for its growth portfolios.
River & Mercantile’s (R&M) fiduciary management arm has appointed PTL to conduct an independent value for members review of its portfolio of defined contribution (DC) clients.
Ray Martin looks at what options trustees will have to add value to investment management and strategic implementation decisions in a post-Covid world
Available on demand... Dan Melley, Niall O'Sullivan and Susan Andrews among speakers at PP's inaugural DeskFlix event
The first virtual event of PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 23 June
IC Select has launched a three-tiered solution to help trustees required to retender for their fiduciary management provider by 10 June next year.
Joel Hartley looks at the key questions that trustees should be asking their fiduciary managers to ensure they are getting quality service.
The fiduciary managers that made the strongest gains through high equity allocations in 2019 also sustained the biggest losses during the first quarter of 2020, research by XPS Pensions reveals.
Financial turbulence has rocked economies across the globe forcing investors to adapt new strategies for the uncertain times ahead.
There was a 12 percentage point difference in the growth portfolio performance of the best and worst performing fiduciary managers in 2019 and over a third underperformed the average diversified growth fund, research from XPS Pensions Group reveals.
With UK pension schemes holding significant allocations to alternatives, Dan Melley looks at how they have weathered the latest crisis.
As schemes grapple with the new regulations - in some cases without external advice - Professional Pensions asked Trustees for their views on the remedies, comparing the behaviour of small schemes with their larger peers.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses key considerations for trustees tendering for a fiduciary manager.
Following the Competition and Marketing Authority's investigation, Nick Reeve looks at how trustees can prepare for the formal tender process required for the selection of fiduciary managers.
Professional Pensions' research reveals dramatic differences in behaviours between small schemes and their larger peers when it comes to selecting fiduciary management providers.
Professional Pensions has collaborated with BMO Global Asset Management on a new piece of research covering how smaller pensions schemes are affected by the CMA’s fiduciary management reforms.