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Consultant bfinance investigates return of commodities

Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance. The firm writes that after a decade of poor performance, many commentators delivered a more bullish outlook for commodities during the first quarter. Such predictions are buoyed by global

Retirement

FNEX partners with Vantage self-directed retirement plans

Clients of self-directed retirement plan administration company Vantage can now access FNEX.com to source, review and invest their funds in a wide variety of alternative investments. Launched in September 2013, FNEX.com is a web-based platform that provides accredited investors, investment

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Top pension funds back on growth track

Total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by almost 10 per cent in 2012, compared to around two per cent in 2011, to reach a new high of USD14.0trn, according to new research.   The P&I/Towers Watson

Chris Ford, EMEA head of investment at Towers Watson

Willis Pension Scheme chooses Towers Watson for hedge funds

The trustees of the GBP1.5bn Willis Pension Scheme have chosen Towers Watson to manage a large portion of its hedge fund portfolio on a fiduciary basis, following a competitive tender. The portfolio, which will have an initial value of around

Lew Minsky, DCIIA’s executive director

DCIIA supports consideration of alternative investments in DC plans

The Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA) believes that plan sponsors should consider the use of “alternative” investment structures that provide better risk balance in an attempt to reduce the volatility experienced by the typical plan participant.   A newly

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