Read our latest press releases covering IA and industry news, developments and events.

Press release
31
Jul
2019

Long-Term Asset Fund to boost investment from DC pensions

The Investment Association is today setting out the detail of how the new proposed Long-Term Asset Fund will help widen access to more illiquid assets, opening up investment opportunities for a range of customers, particularly those saving in Defined Contribution (DC) pension schemes over many decades.
Press release
13
Jun
2019

IA launches diversity drive to help increase black investment managers

The Investment Association (IA) has today published a landmark report into the experiences of black professionals working in the investment management industry and black students considering their careers. ‘Black Voices: Building black representation in investment management’ sets out ten key steps firms can take to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Press release
25
May
2019

Shareholders call for greater transparency on dividends

The Investment Association (IA) is today calling for companies to improve the transparency of their approach to paying dividends. The IA wants companies to publish a ‘distribution policy’ setting out their approach to paying dividends to shareholders. This new approach must set out the company’s approach to dividends policy alongside other ways of returning capital to shareholders