investment strategy

Jun 11, 2019

Keep_out_tapeOnly one tenth of Luxembourg-domiciled funds would technically be allowed for distribution in Germany when further performance fee requirements come into place in January next year.

Jun 11, 2019

Fitch_Ratings_buildingNew York-headquartered Fitch Ratings has appointed Aymeric Poizot as its head of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, taking over from Alain Méra who is retiring after more than 18 years at the firm.

Jun 10, 2019

Smart_betaNearly 60% of global institutional investors have adopted smart beta strategies – an increase of 10% from last year, and the highest proportion ever seen in the industry.

Jun 10, 2019

Emerging_marketsBMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has hired Cristiana de Alessia as portfolio manager for the global rates team.

Jun 10, 2019

Radioactivity_signOne of northern Europe’s largest pension funds Andra AP-Fonden (AP2) is withdrawing investment from around 60 tobacco and nuclear weapons companies.

Jun 06, 2019

Chinese_dragonAustralia-based First State Investments is expanding into the Chinese market with the launch of a Ucits fund offering investors exposure to companies in mainland China through securities listed on the country’s stock exchange.

Jun 06, 2019

Tokyo_cityJapanese Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) has launched a fund dedicated to investing in total-loss absorbing capacity (TLAC) bonds. Managed by its London-based global fixed income team, the firm claims the fund is one of the first of its nature.

Jun 05, 2019

Paris Climate AgreementHSBC Global Asset Management is to launch an emerging market green bond fund with the aim of enabling investors to make a “real economy” impact whilst aiming to deliver against objectives set by the Paris Climate Agreement, and the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Jun 05, 2019

London-headquartered Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has sold off one of its UK property income fund’s assets for £140 million (€157.8 million) through its real assets arm – in what the company says is the UK’s largest office transaction outside of London this year.

Jun 05, 2019

carbon neutral fundBrussels-based asset manager Candriam has launched a carbon neutral fund aimed at having a positive impact on the climate.

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