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Challenging groupthink: Willis Towers Watson says most active managers over-diversify to reduce investment risk

Challenging groupthink: Willis Towers Watson says most active managers over-diversify to reduce investment risk

“Knowing more about less”: this is how Willis Towers Watson describes the process of researching fund managers. “There are 18,000 asset managers. There are more asset managers than there are stocks in indices,” says Chris Redmond, head of manager research at Willis Towers Watson. “We cannot possibly devote our time to every one of them.”

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A discerning view on EMD opportunities

A discerning view on EMD opportunities

By A Paris – The benefits of diversification have been highlighted in the past 18 months and in this context, institutional investor appetite for emerging markets has increased. As they hunt for returns in a low interest environment and seek to take advantage of dislocations resulting from the Covid-19 turbulence, investors and asset managers have underscored the role an allocation to developing markets can play within portfolios.

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Carey Olsen and Praxis Fund Services support Taylor Maritime Investments on London Stock Exchange listing

Carey Olsen and Praxis Fund Services support Taylor Maritime Investments on London Stock Exchange listing

Carey Olsen's Guernsey corporate team and leading funds services provider Praxis Fund Services (PFS) have assisted on the initial public offering (IPO) of Taylor Maritime Investments Limited and its admission to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).