Tag Archives: Venture Capital

Are unicorns just for little girls?

I don’t often agree with my friend Steven Groves (at least not on social media) but we found common ground yesterday after I argued that the charge cap needs a carve out to accommodate performance fees when something goes really … Continue reading

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Where performance breaches the charge cap – everyone wins!

  Andrew Warwick-Thompson is quoted in the FT today claiming that “The government is pandering to the asset management industry” and that “Asset managers should be changing their fees structure to fit the charge cap, and not the other way … Continue reading

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What if your pension pot is invested in private equity?

The truth is most of us have no way of answering this question. We have no idea what our pension pots are invested in and it might surprise you to know that many of the default managed by master trusts … Continue reading

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In defence of small pension schemes

I went to bed worrying about this statement and woke up with it still rattling round my brain.  “A lot of employers are fed up with their pensions and want to see the back of them, they want to see … Continue reading

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Social entrepreneurs and pension leaders ; Robert and Dawid

Some talk about it, some tweet about it and some do it. Robert and Dawid, my friends who run Redington and Mallowstreet do all three! It’s one thing to muse on instigating best practice into pension scheme management, it’s another to … Continue reading

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