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Feb 22, 2017

Blockchain technologNorthern Trust in collaboration with IBM has launched a commercial deployment of blockchain technology for the private equity market.

Feb 22, 2017

Global custodianMapfre Inversion, the securities division of Spanish insurer Mapfre, has chosen BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian for its €60 billion portfolio of assets.

Feb 22, 2017

Berlin BundestagNew capital invested in retail funds in Germany last year fell 90% compared with 2015, according to figures released by the German Investment Funds Association (BVI).

Feb 22, 2017

Adrianus HeinsbroekDutch asset manager NN Investment Partners (NNIP) has made three appointments to its responsible investment team in a bid to strengthen the group. Adrie Heinsbroek, Faryda Lindeman and Johan van der Lugt have all joined the firm.

Feb 21, 2017

UBS branchNorthern Trust has agreed to buy UBS Asset Management’s fund administration servicing units in Luxembourg and Switzerland for an undisclosed amount.

Feb 21, 2017

Wind turbines solar panelsInstitutional investors pulled $468.8 billion (€441.5 billion) out of equity strategies last year – but rewarded asset managers that had responsible investment capabilities.

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