'Skin in the game' debate heats up on back of new research

Boards still reluctant to disclose fund ownership

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Investec published its latest Skin in the Game report which showed boards and managers had a total of £3.39bn invested in the trusts they manage
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Investec published its latest Skin in the Game report which showed boards and managers had a total of £3.39bn invested in the trusts they manage

There is growing pressure on portfolio managers and boards to increase disclosure of personal ownership of funds and investment trusts, as new research has led to criticism of a "staggering" number of individuals in the industry failing to eat their own cooking.

However, as the debate heats up within the industry, there are also concerns that such a move could lead to tokenism.   More 'skin in the game'? interactive investor calls for US-style fund disclosure rules A spotlight was shone on managers of both investment trusts and open-ended funds who came under fire last week as two groups called for them to have 'skin in the game'.   interactive investor wrote to the Financial Conduct Authority and the Financial Services Consumer Panel, calling for fund managers to say how much they have invested.   Separately, Investec published its lat...

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