Active Management Under Fire

12th May 2014

Since Gatemore’s inception nine years ago, we have been advocates of using ETFs (exchange-traded funds) and other low cost options in traditional asset classes such as developed market equities, core fixed income and even some emerging markets.

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Are Commodities Coming Back Into Fashion?

28th April 2014

As evangelists of diversification, Gatemore has long allocated to commodities. We believe the asset class can offer uncorrelated returns while acting as a hedge against inflation.

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Consumer Opportunities in China

8th April 2014

Chinese equity investors have had a torrid year. Over the past twelve months, moderating GDP growth, continued fears over a credit “bubble,” and the beginnings of a bond market correction have driven Chinese markets down 9%.

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The Future Of Bulk Annuities

27th March 2014

Since the Chancellor’s budget came out last week, there has been much in the press on the imminent decline of annuity providers. In fact, over the past two weeks we have seen stock prices of the pure-play annuity providers get cut in half or more.

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Focusing On The Horizon

5th March 2014

As driving course instructors point out (without a hint of irony) – no one in their right mind would drive forwards by looking only in their rear view mirror.

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Don’t Sleepwalk into Fiduciary Management

16th January 2014

In an article in Engaged Investor Mark Hodgson comments on the changing face of the fiduciary management industry and warns against using traditional consultants and ‘all inclusive’ plans

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What can the ppf teach schemes about alternatives?

29th November 2013

Are there lessons for other pension fund trustees in the news that the £20bn government-mandated Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is embracing alternative assets? We think so.

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Gatemore Launches Tailored Service for Private Equity-backed and Multinational Companies with Underfunded Pension Schemes

18th November 2013

Gatemore Capital Management, the boutique investment advisory firm, today launches Gatemore Pension Advisory (“GPA”), an innovative new service aimed at corporate sponsors of underfunded pension schemes.

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Products Du Jour

17th October 2013

A perennial feature of financial markets has always been their aptitude for innovation. After every crisis comes an inevitable wave of products promising a break with the old regime and a solution to the timeless tradeoff between risk and return.

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Picking Winners

2nd October 2013

An academic paper published last month by Tim Jenkinson, Howard Jones and Jose Vicente Martinez, entitled "Picking winners? Investment consultants' recommendations of fund managers" has received much attention in the pension industry - and rightfully so.

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