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Invesco global sovereign wealth study finds shift to equities

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 09:50

Invesco has published its sixth Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study, an annual in-depth report on the complex investment behaviour of sovereign wealth funds and central banks, which this year shows that equities have now overtaken bonds to become the lead asset class for sovereigns across active, passive and factor strategies. »

Ben Keith

Barrister says Unexplained Wealth Orders likely to apply to political rather than criminal elements

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:02

Unexplained Wealth Orders came into force on 31 January, designed to enable law enforcement agencies such as the SFO and NCA to apply to Court for an Order necessitating people, including foreign politicians and their family members, to identify any interest in an asset that is worth over GBP50,000, giving information about how it was obtained without having to give recipients notice. »

PwC report finds sovereign wealth funds are increasingly using alternatives

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 09:18

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) now allocate almost a quarter (23 per cent) of their assets under management to alternative investments such as private equity, real estate, gold and infrastructure, according to a new report from PwC. »

BNY Mellon institutional investor survey finds technology driving force behind alternative assets growth

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 14:31

In the third quarter of 2017, BNY Mellon surveyed 450 large institutional investors and found that over half of respondents expect allocations to alternatives to increase in the next 12 months, up from 39 per cent in the previous year’s study. »

NNIP answers Alternative Credit queries from institutional investors

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 11:11

The latest Investment View from NN Investment Partners answers five questions on Alternative Credit from institutional investors. »

Ali Tayyebi, Mercer

Mercer survey shows the effect of inflation expectation on pension schemes

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 12:21

Mercer’s Pensions Risk Survey data shows that the accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies decreased slightly from GBP68 billion at the end of September to GBP67 billion on 31 October 2017. »

PwC predicts assets under management to rise to USD145.4tn by 2025

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 09:45

PwC predicts that global assets under management will almost double in size to reach USD145.4 trillion by 2025. »

Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn, Value Partners Group

Hong Kong’s Value Partners launches in London

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 15:13

Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn. »

Jamie MacLeod, Bordier UK

The Anglo-Swiss alliance behind Bordier UK

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:51

Bordier UK’s CEO Jamie MacLeod must have a very impressive address book, having worked around wealth since he was, as he puts it, a boy. »

Altavista raises assets for India long only fund

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 14:43

London-based Altavista Investment Management has received a USD50 million investment into its new India long-only investment strategy, an adjunct of the long/short Altavista Capital India Fund launched in 2011.  »

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