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Private Equity is eyeing up your pension fund, is there reason to be nervous?
In May 2022, the UK’s biggest workplace pension scheme, The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST), became one of the first UK defined contribution (DC) schemes to invest into private equity and venture capital, employing UK-based firm Schroders to invest £1.5bn into the industry by 2025. NEST, which represents approximately a third of the UK workforce and has total of £24bn worth of assets, revealed that’s its target long term is to make sure around 5% of its portfolio invested in private equity. This milestone shift has a huge impact on both the private equity houses and entrepreneurial business owners. The influx of cash that private equity funds will have available from the pension funds will enable further investment into developing businesses. From the business owner standpoint, funding and investment maybe be more accessible and with private equities profitable returns, it is expected that there will be a growth within this market sector despite the incoming 2023 recession.
SMILE – A Terrifying Marketing Campaign
Debuting his first directorial feature film, Parker Finn celebrates the release of his American psychological horror film, SMILE, with a marketing campaign unlike no other.
Analysis of Roger Martin-Fagg’s Economic update
This article will assist those immersed within the SME world to take advantage of the economic turbulence on the horizon. Champions seek to not just advice but aid and nurture SMEs through economic challenge and opportunity and strictly advise SMEs…
Porsche IPO Review
The initial public offering (IPO) of Porsche AG occurred on Thursday 29th September and it was Europe’s largest initial public offering (IPO) of all time.
Google Analytics 4 vs Universal Analytics: A Beginners Guide
As Google has announced that the standard Universal Analytics (GA3) will be discontinued from 1st July 2023, it has left many marketers and businesses wondering what this means for them in terms of reporting and collating data.
Why you Should Adapt your Social Media Marketing During the Tokyo Olympics
We’ve already discussed how businesses can utilise sports events to boost their advertising success, such as with the Euros. And the Tokyo Olympics provide just as much lucrative opportunity for businesses looking to target a highly engaged audience through their social media marketing.
The Top 10 Best Ads of the Euros 2020
Over the years, we’ve seen many iconic adverts, with famous sporting events such as the Super Bowl providing the perfect opportunity for brands to create and showcase their best advertisements to a huge audience.
I Doff My Cap To… Evian
When it’s not babies in roller-skates dancing along to Sugarhill Gang’s Rapper’s Delight, Wimbledon tends to be the theme of French water brand, Evian’s marketing campaigns.
Quick and Easy Checklist for Social Media Audits
As social media becomes an ever-favourable form of marketing for modern businesses and those that are looking to digitalise, it’s important that you audit your social media channels to ensure they’re performing optimally.
I Doff My Cap to... Nike X Michael Jordan
Welcome to another instalment of the I Doff my Cap series, in which I identify and praise brand advertising campaigns that have impressed and inspired me personally but also impacted culture as we know it today.
I Doff My Cap to... Haig Club X David Beckham
Welcome to another instalment of the I Doff my Cap series, in which I will continue to praise and support brand campaigns that have impacted me both personally and professionally.
Markets Without Brands
Due to the modern world we find ourselves living in and surrounded by social media, brands play a huge part in our lives, both personally and professionally. Branding is almost everywhere and has revolutionised the behaviour of shoppers and consumers. Wherever we are or whatever we are watching, we are all inundated with brands to choose from.
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