Oct 04, 2010

fibre_optic_cablesInfrastructure is back on the menu as Antin Infrastructure Partners exceeded its €1bn target and reached its final closing at the end of September.

Oct 04, 2010

LG_personScottish Widows Investment Partnership's (Swip) multi-manager business selected Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) to run a £267m (€308m) segregated active equity mandate.

Oct 04, 2010

Eggshell_emergingGlobeAs emerging markets remain on everyone's radar, Polar Capital, a specialist investment manager has formed a global emerging markets team and plans to launch a long only global emerging markets growth fund in November this year.

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.