ESG

Feb 08, 2021

healthcare_investmentPrivate equity has funded the growth of biotech and healthcare at the early stages where much of the experimental innovation can be found, playing an important role in the scaling up of businesses – but due diligence is key when entering the sector. 

Feb 04, 2021

stockmarket_risk_equitiesEquity flows dried up in January as uncertainty sparked by the pandemic continued, with inflows falling by nearly 100% month-on-month.

Feb 02, 2021

Martin Gilbert AlquityAsset manager Alquity, an emerging markets specialist, is launching a global equity impact fund focusing on ESG metrics of the companies it invests in.

Feb 02, 2021

Federate Hermes, ABN AmroFund manager Federated Hermes has won a corporate governance mandate to vote shares for Dutch bank ABN Amro’s wealthy clients.

Feb 01, 2021

shareholder_votingDWS and The Asset Management Exchange (AMX) have collaborated on a service aimed at getting pension funds in pooled investment funds to be better represented at company AGMs.

Feb 01, 2021

Gillian_watsonMartin Currie Global Portfolio Trust has named Gillian Watson as chair, taking over from Neil Gaskell who steps down following nine years in the role. 

Feb 01, 2021

biodiversity_destruction_etfSmart beta specialist Ossiam has rolled out an ETF designed to tackle the destruction of global biodiversity.

Jan 29, 2021

Louis_LarereLouis Larere, Portfolio Manager SRI, Zadig Asset Management (Partner with iM Global Partner since January 2020)

Jan 28, 2021

sustainable_propertyReal estate has proven resilient throughout the Covid-19 pandemic so far. Over the course of last year, global direct property funds saw their net assets grow, despite ripples of market turbulence felt across the investment industry. 

Jan 27, 2021

CoalThe world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has threatened to dump companies that fail to act on climate change or fail to disclose their climate -risk plans.

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