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The big issues: Ed Siegel

The big issues: Ed Siegel

Big Issue Invest is the social investment arm of the Big Issue magazine group, founded in 2005 to support businesses that deliver a social good or service. Director of investments Ed Siegel tells Sebastian Cheek about the investment process.

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Long road to ruin?

Long road to ruin?

AIFMD and the high cost of unintended consequences

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Mike Weston appointed to head up Pensions Infrastructure Platform

Mike Weston appointed to head up Pensions Infrastructure Platform

Mike Weston has been appointed as the first chief executive of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform, (PIP), the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has confirmed.

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Cunliffe quits Tesco Pension Investment

Cunliffe quits Tesco Pension Investment

Tesco Pension Investment’s (TPI’s) head of fixed income Jonathan Cunliffe has left the firm, portfolio institutional has learned.

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Confronting pension issues head-on

With one third of the UK’s six thousand Defined Benefits pension scheme covenants categorised as ‘weak’ or ‘tending to weak’ according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), this autumn will mark the start of a period of retrenchment and reform. UK companies face a period of increased turbulence caused by their defined benefit pension liabilities which could lead to significant financial difficulty or even collapse for some companies.

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The reformers are the performers

Emerging markets (EM), a bona fide disappointment in 2013, have cruised back into favour this year, and one of the biggest spokes in the wheel of the turnaround has been election reform. Actual and prospective changes in political regimes in India, Brazil, Indonesia, Turkey and Egypt have helped to boost returns in 2014, swinging EM returns to 6.1% as of June 30, roughly in line with developed markets. And this could be just the beginning.

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26 September 2014

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