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Institutional Investor Engagement Propensity

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Different types of institutional investors have different propensities to engage, influenced by the regulatory environment, the size and distribution of their portfolios, their time horizons, and the ... More


Forms of Institutional Investor Engagement

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Institutional investors adopt different methods of engagement. Much investor engagement is routine and informal; other engagement is extraordinary and arises from specific circumstances, such as ... More


The Rise of the Institutions

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the rise of the institutions. The term ‘institutions’ is used to describe all kinds of collective shareholdings. Included are both UK- and overseas-based investors in the ... More


Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Javier Santiso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Politics matter for financial markets and financial markets matter for politics, and nowhere is this relationship more apparent than in emerging markets. This book investigates the links between ... More


Hedge Fund Regulation and Misreported Returns

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai, and Sofia A. Johan

in Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation, and Performance around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862566
eISBN:
9780199332762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862566.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 8 addresses the issue of whether hedge fund regulation mitigates or exacerbates the tendency of fund managers to misreport returns. By examining cross-country evidence on misreported returns, ... More


Investment Strategy and Governance

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Against the background of existing or developing obligations and the conclusion that many shares are under the effective control of a relatively small group of fund managers, the question to be asked ... More


Fund Managers and Elections

Javier Santiso

in Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Portfolio fund managers incorporate all types of economic, social, and political information in their investment decisions, and evaluate risks and uncertainties when they buy (or sell) a bond or ... More


Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation, and Performance around the World

Douglas Cumming, Na Dai, and Sofia A. Johan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862566
eISBN:
9780199332762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862566.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A recurrent concern shared by market participants and regulators around the world is that the increasing size of the hedge fund industry coupled with potential agency problems, activist investment ... More


Characteristics of Successful Hedge Fund Managers

Ashrafee T. Hossain, Samir Saadi, and Maxim Treff

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Managerial skill is a key determinant of a hedge fund’s success. Identifying the key characteristics of successful managers is important because of a strong relation between hedge fund performance ... More


Hedge Fund Wizards

Dean P. Foster and H. Peyton Young

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses risks of investing in hedge funds. Investors are not allowed to know how hedge funds work, every fund is different, and they offer no warranties. In fact, it is quite easy for ... More


Which Financial Benchmarks and Other Incentives Work for Long-Term Investing?1

Shari Spiegel

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the problem with relying on short-term market indexes as benchmarks for performance of long-term-oriented sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). It argues that SWFs are ideally placed ... More


Mandatory Provident Fund Needs Reform

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter centres on social security systems and their merits and deficiencies. Singapore's Central Provident Fund is not common among social schemes in that it does not include redistribution ... More


Hedge Fund Governance

Lamia Chourou, Ashrafee T. Hossain, and Samir Saadi

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Hedge fund governance has attracted much interest since the financial crisis of 2007–2008 resulting in a dramatic shift in hedge funds’ shareholder composition, from high-net-worth individual ... More


A Larger Role for Institutional Investors

J. P. Charkham

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the role of institutional investors is crucial in matters of corporate accountability. After all, these investors, more than anyone, guard the savings of the people. Thus, ... More


Conclusion: Taking Stock—Analytical Challenges and Directions for Future Research

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0064
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents reflections about the conference and directions for future research. It begins with a general observation about the impressive research that has been done to help us understand ... More


Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Michael Yogg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Paul Cabot (1898–1994) was an innovative mutual fund manager and executive known for his strong character, charismatic personality, and trendsetting financial achievements. Iconoclastic and ... More


Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Eddy Wymeersch, Klaus J. Hopt, and Guido Ferrarini (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This comprehensive account of financial regulation and supervision in times of crisis analyses the complex changes under way regarding the new financial regulatory structures in the EU. Focusing on ... More


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