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Rethinking Investment Mandates

11 December 2017 - At the Kempen Investment Seminar 4 October in London, FCLTGlobal CEO Sarah Williamson took part in a discussion on the future of investment mandates.

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Mandate for Long-Term Change: Why Institutional Rules of Engagement Need a Rewrite

10 December 2017 - The Focusing Capital on the Long Term (FCLT) Global report released last week says the mandate rewrite would update a range of standard terms and conditions including fees, benchmarks and reporting to better align the...

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Asset Management Roundup: Link Fee Discounts to Long-Term Mandates

7 December 2017 - In a new report, FCLT Global, which advocates a long-term investment approach by pension funds and asset managers, provided 10 recommendations for setting up long-term investment mandates. The recommendations included replacing directly terminable contracts with five-year...

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Aligning Investor, Asset Manager Interests in the Pursuit of Long-Term Investment Success

6 December 2017 - The not-for-profit organization’s stated goal is to encourage investors, such as pension plans, to look at allocations through a longer-term lens. It brought together working groups of global institutional investors and asset managers to discuss...

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Incentive Alignment | Press Release

FCLTGlobal Publishes Proposal for Long-Term Institutional Investment Mandates

5 December 2017 - Boston, MA, December 5, 2017– FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for a longer-term focus in business and investment decision-making, has released its newest publication which presents a long-term model for drafting investment management contracts between asset owners...

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A Guide to Long-Term Mandates

5 December 2017 - The FCLT paper, Institutional Investment Mandates: Anchors for Long Term Performance, includes a top-10 list of recommendations for long-term mandates that covers fees, benchmarks, the term of the contract and performance reporting. It gives investors...

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Metrics | Article

How Today’s Companies Select Metrics for Long-Term Success

30 November 2017 - Research consistently proves that many of today’s corporate executives believe that short-term pressure is growing, that it is changing their business decisions and that of their companies, and that these changes are destroying value for their...

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Beating Analysts’ Expectations or Simply Cooking the Books?

16 November 2017 - Earnings move markets. Last month, the Nasdaq enjoyed its biggest one-day gain in a year following blowout earnings from technology giants Amazon, Google and Microsoft. However, while earnings can highlight underlying economic trends, they can...

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Press Release

New Evidence Supports Transition From Quarterly Guidance

24 October 2017 - Boston, MA, October 24, 2017– FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit organization that works to encourage a longer-term focus in business and investment decision-making, today published a report, Moving Beyond Quarterly Guidance: A Relic of the Past, calling...

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Report

Moving Beyond Quarterly Guidance: A Relic of the Past

23 October 2017 - Since 2005, research has consistently found that the vast majority of corporate executives think that short-term pressure is growing, that it is changing their business decisions, and that those changes are destroying value. One effective...

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