Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 38 items

  • Keywords: investment funds x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Institutional Investors in Germany: Insurance Companies and Investment Funds

Raimond Maurer

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Focuses on institutional investors in the German financial markets. Institutional investors are specialised financial intermediaries who collect and manage funds on behalf of small investors towards ... More


Securitized Risk Instruments as Alternative Pension Fund Investments

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the design and valuation of non-traditional asset-backed securities (ABS) and derivatives. Non-traditional ABS and derivatives provide a new source of diversification, have ... More


Turning Labor Into Finance Capital

Michael A. McCarthy

in Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses how employers gained control over pension fund investment decisions and why, once private pension plans were established, they directed their assets into the stock market. The ... More


Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel, Andrew Pendleton, and Sigurt Vitols (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The book provides a comprehensive, comparative treatment of the development of new investment funds (NIF)—private equity, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds—and their impact upon labour and ... More


Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The chapter introduces new investment funds and their impact on labour and employment. It describes how each fund operates, and provides summary statistics on the magnitude of their investments. ... More


Developing the Network: The 1960s

Richard Coopey

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The beginning of the 1960s was marked by important changes for ICFC, setting the scene for a decade of steady expansion. The year 1959 had seen a new degree of freedom from the periodic restrictions ... More


Financial Intermediaries in the United States: Development and Impact on Firms and Employment Relations

Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt, and Jae Eun Lee

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter shows how PE and HFs had their origins in the USA and have been the largest in terms of AUM and interventions in large companies. Despite legal constraints, SWF activity has been ... More


Ambivalent Finance and Protected Labour: Alternative Investments and Labour Management in Australia

Mark Westcott and John Murray

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter highlights two contradictory trends. Successive federal governments have attempted to create a favourable regulatory environment for financial institutions, including NIFs, through a ... More


Health: Medicine for Market Failure

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Looks at the range of innovations that have emerged in recent years to improve financing for global health objectives, and examines various approaches, including global levies like UNITAID and ... More


Scouting Philanthropy’s New Frontier I: New Actors

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A wide assortment of new actors have taken their place on the new frontiers of philanthropy and social investment. Some of these are financial institutions such as capital aggregators, social ... More


A New Future for US Highways

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter suggests that the time is right for a new model for U.S. highways. Factors that will disrupt the status quo are the looming insolvency of the federal government, large-scale state fiscal ... More


New Investment Funds and Labour Impacts: Implications for Theories of Corporate Financialization and Comparative Capitalism

Sigurt Vitols

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The concluding chapter summarizes the main lessons learned from the country chapters, draws out the implications for the literature on corporate financialization and comparative capitalisms, and ... More


Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Weakened Labour: The Case of the UK

Andrew Pendleton and Howard Gospel

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The chapter shows that the UK has the highest levels of PE, HF, and SWF activity in Europe. This is explained primarily by the permissive nature of UK financial and securities regulation and, to a ... More


A Capital–Labour Accord on Financialization? The Growth and Impact of New Investment Funds in Sweden

Tomas Korpi

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The deregulation of financial markets in Sweden in the late 1980s changed the structure of corporate ownership and paved the way for NIFs. However, despite vocal criticisms of such funds elsewhere, ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Joseph Stiglitz, Patrick Bolton, and Frederic Samama (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment funds with combined asset holdings that are fast approaching four trillion dollars. Recently emerging as a major force in global financial ... More


Financialization and Ownership Change: Challenges for the German Model of Labour Relations

Jakob Haves, Sigurt Vitols, and Peter Wilke

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the German case, which is seen as one of the leading examples of coordinated capitalism in comparative political economy. However, some observers argue that financialization is ... More


Private Equity and Labour in a Transition Economy: The Case of Poland

Stefan Dunin-Wąsowicz and Perceval Pradelle

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

It is argued that Poland should be seen as a dependent market economy (DME), since most important firms are branches of foreign multi-nationals or owned by foreign investors. PE is well-established ... More


Investing for Generations: A History of the Alliance Trust

Charles Munn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861438
eISBN:
9781474406192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861438.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a full history of the Alliance Trust, a Dundee-based financial institution that is one of Scotland's oldest and most interesting companies and the UK's largest general investment ... More


Contested Financialization? New Investment Funds in the Netherlands

Ewald Engelen

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Due to the hybrid nature of the Dutch political economy, a ‘compartmentalized’ mode of financialization is hypothesized, characterized by an intermediate level of NIF penetration and low NIF impact ... More


An ‘Italian Way to Private Equity’? The Rhetoric and the Reality

Bruno Cattero

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

PE has been a significant development in Italy, but HF and SWF investments have been limited and without significant consequences for labour and industrial relations. Building on statistical data, ... More


View: