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.
Pension fund are reducing exposure to equities and increasing allocations to alternative assets in the face of Eurozone volatility, according to according to Mercer’s annual European Asset Allocation Survey.
Swedish life company AMF has appointed Nordea Life Holding chief executive Johan Sidenmark to be its own new CEO, starting 1 August 2012.
Consultant Mercer has announced the completion of its acquisition of Norwegian consultant Pensjon & Finans.
Only 9% of more than 5,000 investment strategies achieve the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to an analysis performed by Mercer's Investments business.
Global investment and pension consultant Mercer is acquiring Pensjon & Finans, a Norwegian investment and pension consulting business that operates in both the public and private sectors.
Institutional investors with $2trn in assets under management have acted on the findings of a research report published last year into the strategic asset allocation decisions that could be affected by climate change.
Consultant Mercer has launched a new Stewardship Service for institutional investors incorporating the UK Stewardship Code, the EFAMA Code for External Governance, and the Eumedion Best Practices for Engaged Share-Ownership.