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Aberdeen Standard Investments launches multi-sector private credit fund for UK DB pension schemes

Aberdeen Standard Investments launches multi-sector private credit fund for UK DB pension schemes

Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched the Multi-Sector Private Credit (MSPC) Fund, an open-ended, diversified private credit solution for UK institutional investors. MSPC is designed to generate attractive levels of income by investing in a diversified portfolio of predominantly investment grade private and alternative credit assets.

Outsourcing

Rising number of managers outsource middle and front office functions as pandemic prompts review of operations, finds white paper

Rising number of managers outsource middle and front office functions as pandemic prompts review of operations, finds white paper

Investment managers are choosing to outsource “core” functions including in-house dealing, foreign exchange and transition management, after reviewing their operations as the Covid-19 pandemic compounded existing cost pressures, according to a white paper published today by Northern Trust.