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Fundamentally resetting reporting

WTW’s Thinking Ahead Institute has developed an alternative attribution tool giving investors a view on the long-term drivers of performance. Tim Hodgson explains the benefits of the open source tool including improved conversations between managers and asset owners about return drivers and providing clarity on how ESG objectives are managed.
Technology

How technology is enabling better investments

Asset owners are increasingly looking to technology to more effectively manage complex multi-asset portfolios, enhance returns and better inform risk management decisions. Top1000funds.com looks at how technology is being used by asset owners including LACERA and REST, and the insights of BCIMCo's chief technology officer, Tony Payne.
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Internalisation drives value added for large funds

Size matters in institutional investing, but how exactly does it result in better returns? Research by CEM Benchmarking shows large, internalised, active investors produce more net value added than small, externalised, passive investors. Internalising private markets is a significant predictor of value add.