Press Updates

19Jun 14

UK roundup: IMA, ABI, True and Fair Campaign, Aon Hewitt

The proposed merger of the Investment Management Association (IMA) and the Association of British Insurers’ investment affairs division is to be completed by the end of the month.

Posted By: True and Fair, 10:36 pm

28May 14

Pensions Institute calls for full disclosure on investment fees

The “visible and hidden” costs of investment management should be fully disclosed, the Pensions Institute has said.

Pensions Institute calls for full disclosure on investment fees

(Pension Funds Online – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 5:30 pm

28May 14

Campaigners claim up to 85% of fund costs are hidden from investors and call for ‘eradication of deceit’

Campaigners claim up to 85 per cent of fund costs are being hidden from investors and have called for the ‘eradication of deceit’ by investment firms.

Campaigners claim up to 85% of fund costs are hidden from investors and call for ‘eradication of deceit’

(Daily Mail – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 12:59 pm

28May 14

Consumer rights campaigner slams IMA fees stance

True and Fair Campaign says tackling fee transparency in several stages is not the right approach.

Consumer rights campaigner slams IMA fees stance

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 8:48 am

27May 14

‘Closet indexers’ face legal action from investors

‘Closet indexers’ face legal action from investors

‘Closet indexers’ face legal action from investors

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 7:16 pm

27May 14

Lieutenants of EU market critic defect to ‘the enemy’

Lieutenants of EU market critic defect to ‘the enemy’

Lieutenants of EU market critic defect to ‘the enemy’

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 6:00 pm

27May 14

Pressure grows on fund managers over fee disclosure

Pressure grows on fund managers over fee disclosure

Pressure grows on fund managers over fee disclosure

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 5:57 pm

27May 14

Up to 85 per cent of fund charges are hidden

A white paper published by Cass Business School’s Pensions Institute has revealed that up to 85 per cent of indirect fund costs are hidden from investors and calls on asset managers to disclose the full cost of active management.

Up to 85 per cent of fund charges are hidden

(Money Observer – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 12:44 pm

27May 14

Concealed costs account for 85% of fund transaction fees – Pensions Institute

Asset managers must reveal the full cost of management to investors, as concealed costs can account for up to 85% of a fund’s total transaction fees, the Pensions Institute says.

Concealed costs account for 85% of fund transaction fees – Pensions Institute

(Incisive Media – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 12:02 pm

23May 14

Pressure grows on fund managers over fee disclosure

Asset managers are coming under further pressure to reveal their full fees after a new study suggested that up to 85 per cent of fund management charges are hidden from investors.

Pressure grows on fund managers over fee disclosure

(Financial Times – External Link)

Posted By: True and Fair, 5:43 am