NEWS

Oct 04, 2010

MNOPF_TowersAs outsourcing continues its rise in popularity, the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) appointed Towers Watson as delegated chief investment officer for its £3bn (€3.5bn) pension fund, following a formal review by consultancy KPMG.

Sep 28, 2010

Investec_AfricaInvestec Asset Management is offering investors the opportunity to gain access to the Africa growth story without liquidity constraints through its Africa Opportunities Fund, due to be launched tomorrow.

Sep 27, 2010

Asset_allocationInstitutional investors in the UK have not been deterred from alternative asset classes, they are currently allocating 28% of portfolios to the sector with an average allocation of 8.2% to hedge funds.

Sep 27, 2010

resilienceA more resilient business model and greater transparency with regard to products, processes and communication will be key for European asset managers to improve performance post-crisis and restore investor interest in actively managed products.

Sep 27, 2010

Pound_notesActivity in the UK financial services sector grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since June 2007, with profitability for investment management rising strongly for the fifth consecutive quarter.

Sep 27, 2010

japan_map_lyxorLyxor Asset Management listed the first Asia ex-Japan equity sector ETFs on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris.

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