Time, resources and expertise are at a premium – especially at times of stress, but a failure to manage risks and costs can quickly impact overall portfolio performance and jeopardise your ultimate outcomes. Working with a partner that has scale, operational resources and capabilities could dramatically improve your efficiencies and reduce the risk of not meeting your objectives. Access to expert research can help you make informed investment decisions, capture opportunities while keeping costs down, prioritising day-to-day decision-making and building portfolio resilience through good governance.
It’s important to have access to the latest insights, trends, analytics and manager research to help you achieve operational efficiencies. We provide you with the latest updates at your fingertips through our global investment research and our forward looking manager research platform MercerInsight®
Speaking to an expert can help you decide the best way to help convert expert insight into outcomes. We can advise you on your investment strategy, manager selection and oversight, asset allocation, portfolio construction, responsible investing and risk management.
Implementing an investment solution or OCIO could help you reduce your costs and risks and reduce the strain on your internal resources. It can also help you position your portfolio to be in a position to capture opportunities more efficiently. We partner with you to design a complete risk and governance solution.
A global client wanted clarity around the investment strategy of its largest DB schemes and to investigate potential cost efficiencies around its commonly used investment managers within these schemes.
We worked with the in-house investment team to identify the most common asset classes and built a global equity asset pool, hosted on an external platform, drawing on our extensive research to give all schemes access to a high quality, diversified global equity fund that leveraged the scale of its total assets. The client’s new efficient framework allows them to focus more on their long-term strategies.
Mercer’s investment solutions help you create a robust and agile portfolio, positioned to capture opportunities and minimize risks as they arise.
Carol Ann is responsible for all operational, technology and solution implementation services and support activities across the continuum of Mercer's Delegated Solutions business globally. Carol Ann has over 25 years’ operations experience in the Financial Services Industry.
Mitchee leads the team at Mercer Sentinel, a specialist global group focused on investment operations including investment manager operational risk assessments, transition coordination/transition manager selection and custodian reviews. Mitchee is a subject matter expert on helping clients assess and improve investment operations across a range of asset classes.
Stephen leads the implementation and operations teams supporting our U.S. investment solution clients, across all business segments. He is focused on the transformation of the operational platform & technology investments in order to ensure seamless execution on behalf our clients. The operational teams are responsible for client transitions, trade execution, fund administration and operational support for client portfolios.
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