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Views from our fund management strategic partners

We select thought-provoking articles from investment experts at our fund management partners which we think will be of interest, and share them with you here on a regular basis.


We have partnered with Schroders for its leading active asset management capabilities across multiple asset classes.


As a global investment manager Schroders actively and responsibly manages investments for a wide range of institutions and individuals to help them meet their financial goals as they change over time, with a long history of investing for retirement. Its focus on doing the right thing for clients, its people and wider society lies at the centre of its culture. It is committed to delivering positive outcomes for all.

Why quality is crucial in the debate around growth and value

Schroders takes a look at the growth versus quality debate and whether we may be at a turning point in markets where value and quality start to become more important factors. 

Could transparency be the most important enabler of sustainable investment?

Just as showing nutritional information is no guarantee that people will change their eating habits, more sustainability information is a necessary but not sufficient condition for growing sustainable investments explains Schroders.

Could technology trigger a lasting boost to productivity?

Increased use of technology helped economies adapt during the pandemic, and could have long lasting effects on productivity. But does it risk reviving populist agendas?


We have partnered with BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors for their leading global capabilities in passive strategies.


BlackRock is the world's largest asset management business and manager of retirement assets. It pioneered index management over thirty years ago. Since then, it has continued to innovate and redefine indexing using technology, offering a broad range of index strategies covering many markets. As a leading provider of financial technology, clients turn to BlackRock for solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.

2021 midyear outlook

Blackrock’s in-depth analysis of what lies beyond the restart of economic activity following the pandemic.


For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. By partnering with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines, its scale and global footprint provides access to markets and asset classes, and allows it to deliver expert insights and investment solutions.

Passing the Baton of Growth on to Emerging Markets

And as Emerging Market countries accelerate their vaccination programmes, State Street believes further reopening and growth could be on the horizon.