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    Exelerating UK Roundup week 43: what happened this week?

    Exelerating keeps track of financial institutions by monitoring over 1350 web pages of pension funds and asset managers every day for relevant changes. Within our weekly “Roundup” section we show the most important news that was posted last week on the pages we follow. The most important news of the past week is as follows:…

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  • Fidelity International appoints Steve Ellis as Global CIO, Fixed Income

    Fidelity publishes on its website: “London, 1 November 2018: Fidelity International can today announce the promotion of Steve Ellis to Global Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. Steve will begin his new role on 1 January 2019, taking over from Charles McKenzie who will be retiring, as previously announced, at the end of 2018. Steve has 25…

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  • SEI Appoints Ian Love as Head of Institutional Group EMEA and Asia

    SEI publishes on its website: “SEI today announced that Ian Love has been named as the head of SEI’s Institutional Group EMEA and Asia. Love, a managing director and long-term employee, takes over the position now from Patrick Disney, who will retire from SEI in March 2019 after almost 20 years with the company. Disney…

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  • Trustees banned by TPR

    TPR publishes on its website: “Two men who put pension savers’ money into eucalyptus farms, hotel rooms on an African island and car park bays have been banned from acting as pension scheme trustees. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has banned Stephen Alexander Ward (PDF, 417kb, 24 pages) and Anthony Salih (PDF, 425kb, 26 pages)after they allowed millions of…

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  • Roundup week 4

    Exelerating UK Roundup week 42: what happened last week?

    Exelerating keeps track of financial institutions by monitoring over 1350 web pages of pension funds and asset managers every day for relevant changes. Within our weekly “Roundup” section we show the most important news that was posted last week on the pages we follow. The most important news of the past week is as follows:…

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  • Merseyside Pension Fund joined forces with FTSE Russell to develop a sustainable and environmentally-equitable investment strategy

    Merseyside Pension Fund publishes on her website: “Merseyside Pension Fund has joined forces with global index, data and analytics provider, FTSE Russell, to develop a more sustainable and environmentally-equitable investment strategy. The Fund has been reviewing its Responsible Investment policy in order to bring it into line with the goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement…

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  • DWS

    DWS: Asoka Woehrmann appointed new CEO of DWS Group

    DWS publishes on her website: “Asoka Woehrmann has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of DWS Group with immediate effect. At the same time, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG has appointed him as a permanent Senior Group Director (“Generalbevollmächtigter“) for the asset management business. Woehrmann will be assuming tasks previously performed by Nicolas Moreau,…

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  • Hymans Robertson: New Head of DC Consulting at Hymans Robertson

    Hymans Robertson publishes on her website: “Hymans Robertson, the leading pensions and risk consultancy, has promoted Mark Jaffray to be head of its defined contribution (DC) consultancy business. Mark has 20 years’ experience of pensions and investment.  He joined Hymans Robertson in 2005 and most recently has led the firm’s investment consultancy practice within DC….

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  • Hermes EOS appointed by LGPS Central Limited for engagement and voting services

    Hermes publishes on her website: “Hermes Investment Management has today (October 22 – red.) announced that its stewardship and engagement team, Hermes EOS, has been appointed by LGPS Central Limited to provide voting and engagement services. LGPS Central Limited, one of eight pooling vehicles across England and Wales, is currently responsible for the management and…

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