NEWS

Apr 26, 2012

Pension nest egg 410Only a fifth of pension schemes use funding triggers, even though these tools could result in better funding levels 70% of the time, according to research by consultancy Aon Hewitt.

Apr 26, 2012

Hong-KongAsset managers view Hong Kong as the best Asian market for distributing Ucits funds followed by Taiwan and Singapore.

Apr 26, 2012

Sold houseING Investment Management (ING IM) announced the launch of a covered bond fund earlier this week that will invest in mortgages.

Apr 26, 2012

MergerOld Mutual is merging two of its three UK asset management businesses, Old Mutual Asset Managers UK (OMAM UK) and Skandia Investment Group. Its third UK business, Rogge Global Partners, a specialist bond manager, will stay separate.

Apr 26, 2012

American_flagThe US continues to be a popular target for investment managers with two firms announcing funds this week, one in the absolute-return sector and another focusing on high yield bonds.

Apr 23, 2012

Calssification1The European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) is hoping to unite fund distributors, data companies and national organisations in using a “true pan-European classification of investment funds” that will aid fund comparison.

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