investment strategy

Jul 17, 2019

OutsourcingSantander Asset Management (SAM) has taken a big step in investment outsourcing with the launch of a range of funds that will be managed by third-party firms Amundi, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Robeco, JPMorgan Asset Management and Pimco.

Jul 17, 2019

Investment_portfolioActive management’s well-documented decline has been mainly in the number of active funds available, not in assets under management (AUM), which have grown.

Jul 17, 2019

RiskMuzinich & Co. in London has launched a global short duration fund that aims to limit credit risk and limit risk from changes in bank interest rates.

Jul 16, 2019

Bullish_marketEight out of 10 financial professionals say the 10-year bull market has made investors complacent about risk, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Management (Natixis IM).

Jul 16, 2019

AcquisitionAsset management consultant MJ Hudson has acquired Amsterdam-based Spring Associates Responsible Investment Service – an environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy and reporting firm.

Jul 16, 2019

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has appointed Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) to manage the $500 million Asia ESG Enhanced Credit Managed Portfolio.

Jul 16, 2019

Global ETPs inflowsGlobal exchange-traded products (ETPs) attracted $113.9 billion (€101.5 billion) throughout the second quarter of this year, bringing the total year-to-date inflows to $218.6 billion.

Jul 15, 2019

Electric_car_parking_spaceGermany’s DWS Group has extended its socially responsible investment range with the launch of a corporate bond product that sets exclusion criteria for “controversial” companies.

Jul 15, 2019

Software_platformJHC Systems, a fintech operating in wealth management, has joined forces with Dutch technology firm Ortec Finance to develop its digital wealth platform.

Jul 15, 2019

Emerging_marketsInvestors placed US$3.3 billion (€2.9 billion) into funds of Ashmore Group, a specialist emerging markets asset manager based in London, in the second quarter of the year.

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