This originally appeared in the research report: Independent Trustees: State of Play 2015. To read the research report click here .

Engaged Investor, in association with Newton Investment Management, asked Independent Trustees what would be important in 2016. Here’s what they said:

Funding and getting to buyout remained a high priority

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While regulatory complexity was the main driver of growth for the independent trustee market

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And investment expertise continued to be the top cocern when appointing a fund manager

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Engaged Investor , in association with Newton Investment Management, surveyed independent trustees working with UK pension schemes in September and October 2015.