Graham Bentley: Fund value assessments should incorporate the full service

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Graham Bentley: Fund value assessments should incorporate the full service

While the investment management headlines have been focused on all things Covid during 2020, writes Graham Bentley, fund managers' marketing departments have been quietly practising their embroidery skills, decorating draft value assessments (VAs) with attributes requiring various degrees of invention

Fund groups haven't rushed to publish VAs. Dilatory hiring of independent non-executive directors (iNEDs) was certainly a factor, but given the lack of prescription from the regulator, many feared ...

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