Active Management and Survivorship Bias


There is a very simple and powerful argument in favour of passive management. This argument holds more broadly across asset classes, but is simplest to consider in equities, so I’ll focus there. Essentially, the combined portfolio of all active investors must aggregate back up to the market portfolio. Therefore, the average active manager should simply return passive performance, less fees and transaction costs.

Delegate snapshot for Connected Insurance USA 2019


The pressure to leverage technology to capture value and boost performance has never been greater for insurance carriers.There’s no time to lose in addressing these challenges. Which is why Connected Insurance USA (November 20-21, Chicago) is the most important event in the insurance calendar globally.

When does a Power of Attorney not work for pensions

With the UK experiencing an ageing population, instances of dementia reaching new levels and the Government relentlessly adding to the complexity of pensions, we are seeing a trend in pension scheme members looking to delegate certain decisions to their nominated attorneys, via Powers of Attorney. But what are the rules and regulations surrounding this option?

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