Client Outcomes

What are Client Outcomes?

 

At LGIM our clients are at the heart of our business. We exist to help them achieve their investment goals. That’s why the majority of our business is built around achieving specific client outcomes; whether that’s helping to grow investment capital, an improvement in defined benefit scheme funding levels, or managing a portfolio to a specific risk target.

 

MacroMatters is an important part of our mission, enabling our strategists to share the macro investment views which inform investment decisions and fund management. Our economic perspective is global, and this platform contains our most compelling thoughts help our clients achieve their target outcomes.

 

Client Outcomes News from LGIM

 

As one of the UK’s leading investment managers, LGIM offers knowledge and experience that can bring real benefit to investors looking to control risk in their portfolios, and achieve a smoother path to reaching their desired client outcomes.

 

Our Asset Allocation team includes dedicated and experienced economists, strategists and portfolios, who combine their expertise to deliver clear client outcomes such as growth and income via diversified portfolios. The team’s disciplined, objective driven approach means we manage the risks that matter to clients, while aiming to deliver long-term risk-adjusted returns that meet clients’ needs.

Portfolio Thinking

Will higher fees make your retirement pot go up in smoke?

This blog comes with a health warning: Higher fee pots die younger. And the UK government is taking notice.

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Macrobites

Share the love, don't love the share

Love is not logical. Arguably, nor are investors who stick with underperforming investments in the belief that their fortunes may reverse against all evidence.

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Portfolio Thinking

Yield us not into temptation

In my previous post I outlined the possible benefits of using multiple asset classes to achieve a more stable and attractive level of yield from an income-focused portfolio. In this post I take aim at targeting a fixed level of yield, showing that this objective could mean you miss the big picture.

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Portfolio Thinking

The Big Squeeze

Much like the choice between TV channels, income investing was easier in the old days. Investors seeking stable and attractive income from their investments needed to look no further than bonds. These days, with yields near historic lows, many investors are looking elsewhere.

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Portfolio Thinking

How much sugar is in your sugar?

Soviet-era Polish cinematography is often a source of seemingly absurd catchphrases repeated for generations. “How much sugar is in your sugar” is a classic one from the quirky professor in the 1973 comedy Man-Woman Wanted. When we target particular factors within our equity exposures, I increasingly find myself taking on the role of the professor as I try to answer the question “How much factor is in my factor?”. It might seem like an odd question but we can answer this by relying on simple factor definitions and a holistic approach to combining factors. It’s only once we know what our true exposures are, that we can consider how we avoid any unintended secondary exposures that have the potential to sour the overall outcome.

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Portfolio Thinking

FBI – How can it help you?

In my recent post "What to factor in and what to factor out?," I explained what the ‘factor’ in factor-based investing really means. While its acronym (FBI) gives the impression that it's rather complex, like the US organisation, investors have been increasingly looking to factor-based investing to drive their investment returns. It's time to consider why...

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Portfolio Thinking

Unexpected inspiration from Mary Berry for income investors

For the seventh season, Mary Berry has us all glued to our TV screens watching the second (after the Olympics) most important competitive event of the year – the Great British Bake Off (GBBO). Mary has always highlighted the importance of sequencing to producing a good bake; something that income-focused investors should also pay close attention to if they are looking for more certainty around their investment outcomes.

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