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LPs are going to ask more of their managers when it comes to data gathering and reporting, the PEI Responsible Investment Forum in Berlin heard.
Limited partners are increasing the pressure on fund managers to disclose more about the risks portfolio companies face from climate change, the PEI Responsible Investment Forum heard on Wednesday.
The Manchester firm raised £100m for its debut impact fund despite reporting diminished appetite from European LPs in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
Just over half of LPs have experienced greater transparency from fund managers since 2015, a new report claims.
The plight of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System raises questions over pension fund governance and the risk for asset managers and advisors.
Fund managers hold huge amounts of data and sensitive information, so tackling the sharp rise in cyber-crime is a priority. Zak Bentley finds out how to defend against an attack.
Borrowers and sponsors are getting more creative in reporting earnings on mezzanine deals, panellists at Pension Bridge conference said.
Managers can integrate ESG more successfully into their investments if they prioritise business risks to their assets, says Christopher Ailman.
Ian Williams will be responsible for the firm’s relationship with investment consultants as well as developing its ESG strategy.
The recent MJ Hudson research also showed managers with less than $1bn in assets ‘seldom have an ESG policy’.

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