In the two months since Savvy Investor launched, we have been thrilled to see over 2200 institutional investors join up to the site. Users range from pension funds to investment consultants, asset managers to marketers, CEOs to social media managers.
These were our ten most viewed white papers on Savvy Investor in the last month:
A comparison of average salaries (and bonuses) from Michael Page - including asset managers and front office banking roles.
Comparing median salaries for US-based analysts, traders and portfolio managers, researched by Greenwich Associates and Johnson Associates,
This detailed 90 page document reveals the thought underlying JP Morgan's long-term outlook for all alternative strategy and major asset classes.
How can investors select active equity managers to maximize their odds for success? This 20 page document from Cambridge Associates highlights key characteristics to look for.
This 20 page paper from Prudential argues that many more US Plan Sponsors should consider implementing de-risking strategies, particularly risk transfer solutions.
10 page report from PwC. Solvency II establishes a updated set of disclosure requirements, capital requirements and risk management standards, which will require changes to the practices of both asset managers and asset servicing requirements.
This 30 page report from KPMG, AIMA and MFA follows from a global survey of over 100 hedge funds. The results have implications for product design, marketing and compliance.
A 30 page document from Research Affiliates which explains the theory of smart beta and explores its application to manager selection, style investing and portfolio diversification.
From BlackRock, an 11 page document, which examines the structure of Asset Management ecosystems, tackles the question of “build versus buy” and explores the vendor landscape.
60 page report from KPMG examining the landscape for ESG funds. Covering social, environmental, ethical, governance and cross-sectional issues, including impact investing and faith-based investing. A European focus but with worldwide relevance.