BlueBay is expanding its ESG fixed income offering. It has been working with global investment consultants Mercer and PKH, a leading Nordic pension fund, to establish an investment strategy focusing on investment returns in the high yield asset class whilst including ESG analysis, to add to its existing approach of ESG investment risk management, which […]
Mercer has announced a deal to acquire SCM Strategic Capital Management AG, the Swiss specialist private markets adviser. Terms of the deal have not been released, but it is understood that the parties want it completed by the first quarter of 2015, subject to regulatory approval, and that the full SCM investment team would join […]
Mercer Italia has announced the appointment of former senior vice president – head of Multimanagement & Funds Selection Unit at Banca della Svizzera Italiana (BSI)Luca De Biasi as head of Investment Consulting.
Mercer has announced three senior-level appointments to align its Investments and Retirement organisations to take advantage of opportunities and provide for leadership continuity in Europe and in the Growth Markets.
Mercer has appointed Niall Clifford from KPMG as a principal within its Financial Strategy Group in the UK.
European financial services executives will be trailing their counterparts in other regions in terms of a base salary increase for 2013, according to Mercer’s Financial Services Executive Compensation Snapshot Survey.
Institutional investors should have one eye on the opportunities that could arise from a tentative economic recovery, says Mercer, and the other on managing the substantial risks that remain.
Asset management fees in alternatives have fallen due to supply and demand dynamics, according to a report by investment consulting firm Mercer.
Globally, pension provision will come under increasing up to 2020 as working age populations shrink, according to consultant Mercer.
New survey data issued by Mercer shows that 14% of global banking organizations have ‘clawed back’ compensation payments made to employees while a further 3% of organisations have reclaimed the payments but have yet to receive the pay back.
Global consultant Mercer has hired a duo for its Asian wealth management business, based in Singapore, in its bid to strengthen its presence in the region.
Implementation of Basel III rules could push up costs and hit operations of European pension funds that use over the counter (OTC) derivatives programmes, according to consultant Mercer.