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Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about Asset Owners & Asset Managers, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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RBC targets net-zero emissions by 2050, commits C$500 bln to sustainable financing   
February 25, 2021
Source: Reuters - Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) aims to achieve net-zero emissions across its lending operations by 2050 and has committed C$500 billion ($400.64 billion) toward its sustainable finance target, Canada's top lender said on Thursday.
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Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. Boosts Holdings in Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS)   
February 25, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its holdings in Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) by 14.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 53,
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UPDATE: HSBC Global Asset Management Announces Change to the HSBC Emerging Markets Pooled Fund   
February 25, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Limited issued a release regarding the HSBC Emerging Markets Pooled Fund (the "Fund"). The release stated that the investment strategy of the Fund would be changing on or around 15 January 2021. The effective date of the change...
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Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Increases The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Price Target to $39.00   
February 25, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) had its target price raised by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft from $37.00 to $39.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday,
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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Price Target Increased to $39.00 by Analysts at Barclays   
February 25, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) had its price target upped by Barclays from $36.00 to $39.00 in a report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on the stock.
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'Covid-19' delays Schroders Personal Wealth's growth plan by two years   
February 25, 2021
Source: Professional Adviser - The effects of the coronavirus pandemic have caused Schroders Personal Wealth (SPW) to set back its goal of becoming one of the top three financial planning businesses by two years.
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ING appoints Anne-Sophie Castelnau global head of Sustainability   
February 25, 2021
Source: ING - Amsterdam, Anne-Sophie Castelnau has been appointed ING’s global head of Sustainability per 1 April 2021. She will succeed Amin Mansour, who fulfilled the role on an interim bas
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Schroders Says 10-Year Yield at 1.75% Is Key for Positioning   
February 25, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Schroders says it may reverse its underweight bonds, overweight equities position if the yield on U.S. 10-Year Treasuries rises to 1.75%. At that level "it does start to pose a challenge to U.S. equity valuations,
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Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund Appoints Paula B. Pretlow to Board of Directors   
February 25, 2021
Source: Financial Buzz - Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ARDC) today announced the appointment of Paula B. Pretlow to its Board of Directors as an independent director and a member of the audit committee. Ms.
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Princeton Global Asset Management LLC Has $31,000 Stock Position in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG)   
February 25, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Princeton Global Asset Management LLC cut its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) by 47.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Pakistan faces an unexpected dilemma: too much electricity   
February 25, 2021
Source: Eco-business - After decades of painful shortages, a push to generate more power—particularly from coal-fired plants—has left Pakistan with excess capacity, and higher costs.
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Princeton Global Asset Management LLC Boosts Stock Holdings in Carrier Global Co. (NYSE:CARR)   
February 25, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Princeton Global Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Carrier Global Co. (NYSE:CARR) by 1,666.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,
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Lawyers Line Up to Defend Antitrust Allegations Over GameStop Trading Halt   
February 25, 2021
Source: Law - Appearing before the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which will hear arguments March 25 about whether to coordinate nearly 50 class actions over the trading scandal, were Cravath's Kevin Orsini for Robinhood and...
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Analysts Expect The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $593.78 Million   
February 25, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Wall Street analysts predict that The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG) will report sales of $593.78 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for The Carlyle Group’s...
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Efecte Plc's Financial Statements Bulletin 2020 – Strong SaaS growth and positive EBITDA   
February 25, 2021
Source: Arvopaperi - FEBRUARY 2021 at 8.30 Efecte – Strong SaaS growth and positive EBITDA EBITDA was 0.2 million euro (-0.2) and operating profit 0.0 million euro (-0.3) EBITDA was 0.1 million euro (-1.0) and operating profit -0.
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H&M, IKEA and Stora Enso backed TreeToTextile builds sustainable fibre demo plant   
February 24, 2021
Source: KFGO - A venture part-owned by Finnish forestry group Stora Enso, Sweden's H&M and IKEA said on Tuesday it was set to build a demonstration plant in Sweden for a new, more sustainable wood-based textile fibre after years of
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Applying for Fund Management Company license in China 'important step': Schroders   
February 24, 2021
Source: China Daily - As a famous global asset management company founded in 1804, Schroders has been present in the Chinese market for more than 25 years. On Feb 18, Schroders applied to China Securities Regulatory Commission for setting up a mutual...
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ESG roundup: Ontario Teachers announces 2050 net-zero goal   
February 24, 2021
Source: IPE - Plus: Northern Trust launches 'climate aware' EM index strategy; Aegon UK to drive £1.7bn into new default allocation; $500bn in energy transition investment; and more
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Blackstone-backed Sona Comstar files papers with Sebi for Rs 6,000 cr IPO   
February 24, 2021
Source: India Times - The public issue will include a fresh issue of shares amounting to Rs 300 crore and an offer for sale aggregating to up to Rs 5,700 crore by selling shareholder Singapore VII Topco III Pte Ltd, an affiliate of The Blackstone...
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Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV Decreases Stock Holdings in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC)   
February 24, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV decreased its position in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) by 8.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Thomson Reuters (TRI) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript   
February 24, 2021
Source: The Motley Fool on MSN.com - Q4 2020 Earnings CallFeb 23, 2021, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Thomson...
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Amundi launches three funds for Singapore retail investors   
February 24, 2021
Source: The Asset - French asset manager Amundi has introduced three flagship funds to retail investors in Singapore. The funds hold either four-star or five-star ratings from US financial services firm Morningstar.
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Name Droppers: Smith, 14, achieves rank of Eagle Scout   
February 24, 2021
Source: Davis Enterprise - Scoutmasters Cliff Sheppard and John Lindsey from BSA Davis Troop 66 are proud to announce that Howie Smith will be the Troop’s 121st Eagle Scout after passing his Board of Review on Feb. 9. Smith began scouting in first...
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Princeton Global Asset Management LLC Sells 1,500 Shares of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM)   
February 24, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Princeton Global Asset Management LLC reduced its holdings in Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) (TSE:BAM.A) by 3.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC.
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Schroders gets nod for 51%-owned China wealth management joint venture   
February 24, 2021
Source: Asia Asset Management - Schroder Investment Management has received China’s approval to form a wealth management joint venture with Shanghai-based Bank of Communications that will be majority owned by the UK asset manager. It is the latest foreign...
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Schroders and Bocom to form wealth management JV in China   
February 24, 2021
Source: International Adviser - Asset manager also plans to establish a stand-alone public mutual fund company in the mainland #bocom #china #jointventure
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Acer Receives Silver Class Distinction in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021   
February 24, 2021
Source: Asia One - In 2020, Acer was listed on three global sustainability indices: the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets Index for seven consecutive years, the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes with "AA" rating, and the FTSE4Good ...
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Summit Asset Management LLC Purchases 231 Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)   
February 24, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Summit Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 1.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,
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Schroders Personal Wealth pushes ‘top three financial planning business’ goal back two years   
February 24, 2021
Source: Money Marketing - Lloyds says it still believes its new financial business with Schroders will be one of the top three in the UK, but has pushed that target back by two years. Schroders Personal Wealth was launched as a joint venture between the...
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Schroders Personal Wealth delays top 3 advice target to 2025   
February 24, 2021
Source: Citywire - In its full-year results, published today, Lloyds Banking Group said it now expects this target to be met by 2025.
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American Equity Rolls out Accumulation Product Enhancements   
February 24, 2021
Source: Associated Press - American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company ®, a leading underwriter of fixed index annuities, announced a series of enhancements to its flagship accumulation product, the AssetShield fixed index annuity.
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Princeton Global Asset Management LLC Increases Position in The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX)   
February 24, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Princeton Global Asset Management LLC lifted its position in shares of The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) by 0.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange...
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CVC Capital Partners Fund VII to invest in MedRisk   
February 24, 2021
Source: Business Insider - CVC Capital Partners ("CVC") announced today that CVC Fund VII has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in MedRisk ("MedRisk" or "the Company"). MedRisk is a leading provider of managed physical medicine...
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CVC Capital to take majority stake in MedRisk   
February 24, 2021
Source: PE Hub - CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in MedRisk, a provider of managed physical medicine services for the workers’ compensation industry.
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Mattern Capital Management LLC Sells 1,810 Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)   
February 23, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Mattern Capital Management LLC trimmed its holdings in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Jacobi Capital Management LLC Acquires 552 Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)   
February 23, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) by 368.0% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund owned 702 shares of the airline’s stock after purchasing...
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Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemic   
February 23, 2021
Source: List of Banks in Belarus - People have become more concerned about the gap between rich and poor during the coronavirus pandemic, especially the young, the authors of a new global study said on Tuesday, urging governments to take steps to redress the...
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Are 3D-printed homes the future for affordable housing'   
February 23, 2021
Source: IOL News - After years of homelessness and hard living, Tim Shea has swapped the sharp corners in his life for the round, flowing design of his new 3D-printed home in Austin, Texas.
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Schroders hires ex-Aegon director Dymott for advice arm   
February 23, 2021
Source: Citywire - Schroders has appointed ex-Aegon director Ed Dymott to head up the advice proposition of its Benchmark Capital business.
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Linde Recognized by S&P Global in The Sustainability Yearbook 2021   
February 23, 2021
Source: BayStreet - ACCESSWIRE] Linde Recognized by S&P Global in The Sustainability Yearbook 2021 . GUILDFORD, UK / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2021 / Linde (NYSE:LIN)(FWB:LIN) has once again been re
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DB Wealth Management Group LLC Acquires New Holdings in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT)   
February 23, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - DB Wealth Management Group LLC bought a new stake in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 2,115 shares of the software giant’s stock, valued at approximately $470,
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Cryptocurrency Stock News: Osprey Bitcoin Trust Trading as ( $OBTC) With Industry-Low Management Fee   
February 23, 2021
Source: Investor ideas - Osprey Funds, LLC announced that its inaugural offering - The Osprey Bitcoin Trust - has commenced trading publicly via the OTC mark
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Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest   
February 23, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,280,000 shares, a decrease of 15.
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Amundi introduces flagship funds to bolster retail offering   
February 23, 2021
Source: Singapore Business Review on MSN.com - It will meet the evolving needs of investors amidst an uncertain market. Asset manager Amundi has launched three flagship funds to retail investors in Singapore in order to meet the evolving needs of retail investors amidst an...
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Boon or bane' Malaysian island reclamation plan divides residents   
February 23, 2021
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Authorities plan to create three new islands to boost housing and economic growth, but critics say it will cause huge environmental damage
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TriNetX Appoints New Members to Board of Directors   
February 23, 2021
Source: MarketWatch - In addition to Mr. Read, the new members of the TriNetX board are Steve Wise, Joe Bress, and Ashley Evans from Carlyle. They join current board members Gadi Lachman, Jeff Margolis, and Leslie Henshaw,
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London named the top city in the world to invest in by Schroders   
February 23, 2021
Source: This is Money on MSN.com - Britain's capital rose to the number one position in Schroders' Global Cities Index from second place last year thanks to scoring highly on environmental and social factors.
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Schroders receives permission to form Schroder BOCOM Wealth Management in Mainland China   
February 23, 2021
Source: Hubbis - Schroder Investment Management Limited has received regulatory permission to establish Schroder Bank of Communications Wealth Management Co., Ltd. (“Schroder BOCOM Wealth Management”) in Shanghai with BOCOM Wealth...
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Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. Acquires 30,573 Shares of KB Home (NYSE:KBH)   
February 23, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) by 4.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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Schroders to form China wealth management venture with BOCOM   
February 23, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Schroders said on Monday it had received Chinese regulatory permission to form a majority-owned wealth management venture with a unit of Bank of Communications (BOCOM), the country's fifth biggest lender.
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