12 essential steps that investors should take to improve their governance
Uncertain times can challenge your ability to meet your plan objectives. At Mercer, we believe that robust governance will give you the confidence and control you need during this difficult period.
The impacts of financial crises and other major market events throw the importance of being in firm control of an investment portfolio into sharp relief. The sudden and significant decline in global markets in March 2020 was no different. It provided a critical stress test for institutional investors that had been confident in their ability to react, counter and repair.
While financial markets initially bounced back quite quickly, uncertainty remains, and now is no time to become complacent. There is no clarity about when the portfolios nursing significant losses will recover, or whether we will return to the volatility that we saw as the pandemic spread.
We believe that there are 12 essential steps that investors should take to improve their governance.
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