Institutional Investor - Corporate Sector

   European Institutional Investor
of the Year
 dmgt_200.jpg DMGT Pensions, the UK provider of pensions to the Daily Mail newspaper group, finds its strength lies in optimising the balance between what the in-house team are good at and what should be outsourced. The challenge is to execute this process so as not to create cost overruns and/or a poorly executed solution. Judges liked DMGT’s emphasis on cost effectiveness and innovation. Another factor that grabbed the attention of judges was the use of IT in trustee governance, which is supported by a student placement scheme. Additionally, judges liked the scheme’s emphasis on risk. Here, DMGT has delegated risk to a newly created finance and risk sub-committee.
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Executive Interviews

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At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

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ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

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The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.