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Pension Fund Excellence: Creating Value for Stockholders

by Keith P. Ambachtsheer, D. Don Ezra, Don D. Ezra
     
 

Internationally recognized experts in the field introduce their "business excellence paradigm".

In this book, two leading pension fund experts lay out a comprehensive plan for effective fund management. With the help of domestic and global case studies they critically assess current approaches to pension fund management and isolate what works and what doesn't

Overview

Internationally recognized experts in the field introduce their "business excellence paradigm".

In this book, two leading pension fund experts lay out a comprehensive plan for effective fund management. With the help of domestic and global case studies they critically assess current approaches to pension fund management and isolate what works and what doesn't using their unique critically acclaimed "run-it-like-a-business" model.

Keith P. Ambachtsheer (Toronto, Canada) is principle at KPA Advisory Service, Inc., a pension fund management consulting firm. He runs The Ambachtsheer Letter and cofounded Cost Effective Measurement, Inc., which monitors the performance of 300 of the world's largest asset funds. D. Don Ezra (Toronto, Canada) is Director of European Consulting at Frank Russell Co. His previous books include The Struggle for Pension Fund Wealth.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This is a landmark book on pension fund management. All those with a stake in building pension wealth will profit from this common-sense, and clearly readable, guide to improved pension fund performance."—Burton G. Malkiel, author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street, and Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics, Princeton University

"This is not just another book of theory about how pension funds should be managed, or about how one expert thinks an appropriate asset allocation should be determined . . . There is keen analysis by Messrs. Ambachtsheer and Ezra, both of whom are veteran pension consultants noted for thinking outside the box."—Michael J. Clowes, Editorial Director, Pensions & Investments

"Keith Ambachtsheer and Don Ezra, two leading consultants, have written the most comprehensive handbook ever published on pension fund management. It's must reading for all those in a fiduciary role."—W. Allen Reed, President, General Motors Investment Management Corp.

"Don Ezra and Keith Ambachtsheer are two of the best thinkers in the world of pension fund management. All who care about retirement assets will learn valuable lessons from their new book."—Charles D. Ellis, Managing Partner, Greenwich Associates

". . . powerful, authoritative, and provocative critique of a subject that concerns all of us . . ."—Peter L. Bernstein, President, Peter L. Bernstein, Inc., author Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471246558
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/23/1998
Series:
Frontiers in Finance Series, #59
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

KEITH P. AMBACHTSHEER is President of KPA Advisory Services Inc., a pension fund advisory firm based in Toronto. He writes The Ambachtsheer Letter and is the cofounder of Cost Effectiveness Measurement Inc., which monitors the organizational performance of many of the world's largest pension funds. He has contributed to numerous financial publications and is the author of Pension Funds and the Bottom Line.

D. DON EZRA has held a number of senior positions in the United States with Frank Russell Company, a pension fund advisory firm whose clients' assets exceed $1 trillion. He is currently Director of European Consulting, based in London. He writes frequently for financial publications. His most recent book was The Struggle for Pension Wealth.

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