Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
KAS Bank has launched an end-to-end cost transparency solution for defined contribution (DC) schemes to assist in the delivery of chair's statements.
KAS Bank has built on its cost transparency dashboard to offer UK defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees the option to benchmark costs relative to other pension funds.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST has teamed up with KAS Bank to offer a cost transparency service for its range of target date and specialist funds, to launch in Q2 2019.
Dutch custodian KAS Bank has created a fintech solution to help schemes save on costs and improve transparency of currency hedging strategies.
Schemes in the Netherlands saw investment costs fall by more than a third in just one year under its compulsory cost reporting framework, according to research. Stephanie Baxter explores the data and speaks to a Dutch scheme CIO
A new cost transparency solution is being developed for pension schemes by a financial services technology firm.
This year will see consolidation, cyber risk and cost transparency dominate the industry's focus as schemes bid to improve value for money and meet data protection requirements.
The Dutch custodian bank is launching a dedicated financial technology team to build innovative and unique data solutions to improve pension scheme governance, PP can reveal.
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.
A governance tool to give defined benefit (DB) schemes a full overview of their administration and investment costs has been launched by KAS Bank.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has introduced a new framework to measure investment performance and costs, and has awarded mandates to seven providers.
Stewart Bevan highlights the impact costs can have on scheme portfolios.
Michael Klimes looks at the latest proposal to bring transparency on asset manager costs.
Pat Sharman believes traditional custodians are not serving UK pension funds well and argues it could be time to shift towards the Dutch approach.
Pat Sharman has joined KAS Bank as director of pensions as the Dutch custody bank looks to expand its footprint in the UK pensions sector.
Schemes should insert a clause in manager searches to prevent them from imposing non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), according to an expert on asset management fees.
Pension funds could be ditching responsible investing principles in their relentless hunt to get higher returns from their asset managers, Kas Bank warns.
Trustees are failing to assert themselves on crucial issues such as liability management and asset safety because of time pressures, Kas Bank warns.