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Institutional investors and wealth managers to increase allocations to alternatives, says new study

Institutional investors and wealth managers to increase allocations to alternatives, says new study

A new study (1) reveals over half (53 per cent) of professional investors believe that over the next two years, institutional investors will look to dramatically increase the level of diversification in their portfolios, and a further 40 per cent think there will be a slightly greater focus on this.

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Research highlights ongoing challenge of fund boards in aligning investor governance expectations

Research highlights ongoing challenge of fund boards in aligning investor governance expectations

The rise of ESG investing, demands for specific experience and greater expectations on transparency are all shaping the fund governance landscape – but there is still a way to go for managers and boards to align with the governance objectives of investors, according to new research published this month by IFI Global and supported by Jersey Finance.

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Covid-19 puts spotlight on range of ESG issues, RBC Global Asset Management Survey finds

Covid-19 puts spotlight on range of ESG issues, RBC Global Asset Management Survey finds

The adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration remains strong amongst global institutional investors, while a significant group has also placed greater emphasis on ESG considerations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the 2021 RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) Responsible Investment Survey.