IPE publishers create JV to develop Pension Fund Perception Programme

first_imgInsticube is a joint venture is with Carsten Eckert, of AssetMetrix, a European provider of high-end analytics and tailored asset servicing for private capital investors.Eckert has more than 25 years of experience in the institutional markets.Insticube will be a privately held German company owned by IPE International Publishers, Asset Metrix, Eckert and management, together with a group of individual private investors.Insticube will acquire the assets of the PFPP Research Programme from IPE International Publishers in a transaction due to complete early next year. It will start operations in early 2017.The joint venture will be based in Munich, Germany, with planned operations in the UK, France, Italy, Sweden, and The Netherlands. The idea of operating from these centres is to work more closely with the asset owners involved in the platform, according to Brown. The publisher of IPE has formed a joint venture, Insticube, to take over and further develop the Pension Fund Perception Programme (PFPP) Research Programme.The programme was founded by IPE in 2012 as a source of information about the overall performance in service by asset managers for institutional clients.Announcing the joint venture at the IPE annual conference in Berlin today, Tim Brown, director of the PFPP research programme, said the aim was to bring all the largest institutional asset owners in each region into the programme – up to 2,000 asset owners in six regions.He said Insticube aimed to help asset managers achieve “exceptional client centricity”.last_img read more

Solvay quartet bowls at Section III Shootout

first_imgIt was Fulton’s Alexis Ingersoll (1,350) and Liverpool’s Ashley Hardy (1,315) advancing to the state tournament on the girls side, joined on the boys side by another Fulton bowler, Mitch Donaldson, who had a 1,395 series, just behind along the 1,410 from Cicero-North Syracuse’s Tyler Dottolo.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Tags: bowlingSolvay Having already engineered a breakthrough campaign by finishing second in their respective Onondaga High School League races, four Solvay bowlers went to Rome’s King Pin Lanes for the last Thursday’s Section III Shootout.In all, 38 girls and 40 boys bowlers took part in the tournament, where only the top two finishers would advance to Strike-N-Spare Lanes (Solvay’s home lanes during the regular season) for the March 14 state championships.Ethan Bigelow had the best finish for the Bearcats, taking 18th in the boys event. He opened with a 244 to get into contention, following with 148 but then rebounding with a 234.center_img After a 158 fourth game, Bigelow closed with 203 and 207 to get to 1,194, better than more than half the field and topping teammate Alex Gallardo.With a blistering 264 in his first game, Gallardo actually took the lead, but fell back with games of 154, 144, 163 and 193 before closing with a 204 to get to a total pinfall of 1,128 and 28th place.On the girls side, Solvay’s Caitlin McCann finished 26th, peaking with a 196 third game during her 910 series. Anastasia LaFlair had a 167 and two games of 158 on her way to an 836 set and 33rd place.last_img read more