The Orange pension scheme has appointed JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management as sole active manager for £20m-worth of assets. The assets from the UK telco’s defined contribution scheme will be invested in a range of pooled funds, including of the UK, Japan, Asia, and Global ex-UK equity funds, as well as balanced and UK bond funds. The Orange pension scheme is advised by HSBC Actuaries & Consultants.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.