Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has been dealt a blow in confidence after 18% of shareholders including Railpen Investments (RPMI Railpen) have voted against its remuneration policy.
Two factor-based equity funds have been launched by Unigestion in collaboration with RPMI Railpen which is providing seed capital for the projects.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has appointed Frank Johnson as chair of its defined benefit (DB) council, and Richard Butcher as chair of its defined contribution (DC) council.
The Railways Pension Scheme's investment house has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services to manage its dealing services.
Babloo Ramamurthy has been appointed chairman of Scottish Widows' Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
RPMI Railpen Investments has co-signed a shareholder move urging French media company Vivendi to drop double voting rights for long-term investors.
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Many fund managers are still failing to use voting rights to properly govern pension scheme assets, RPMI Railpen Investments has warned.
RPMI has appointed Karl Sternberg as a non-executive member of the board of its investment arm, Railpen Investments.
Railpen Investments wants to have fewer and deeper relationships with asset managers after discovering that headline fees are around just a fifth of total fees.
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RPMI Railpen has created an in-house investment leadership team and appointed Richard Williams as chief investment risk officer.
RPMI has appointed former Towers Watson managing director of Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA) Babloo Ramamurthy as a non-executive director to its board.
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Network Rail has hired Capita Employee Benefits to administer two of its three pension schemes, both of which were previously administered by RPMI.
RPMI chief executive Chris Hitchen has said implementing the recommendations from the Kay review will take another 30 years amid calls for greater scrutiny of asset managers.
The Competition Commission (CC) has published its final report on the audit market, imposing a ten-year mandatory rotation requirement.
An investor group has called on the UK Competition Commission (CC) to introduce mandatory audit rotation in its final report on the market.
RPMI has appointed Paul Faulkner as head of pensions operations for rail services.
Companies must do more to link executive remuneration with long-term business performance, a report from Hermes Equity Ownership Services and the National Association of Pension Funds says.
Communication teams working on auto-enrolment must learn from the marketing industry, the PP Pensions & Benefits Communication Forum was told.
Hannah Brenton examines the latest developments of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform.
The National Association of Pension Funds has launched separate multi-employer forums for defined benefit and defined contribution schemes.