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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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Asset Managers News
Belpointe Asset Management LLC Acquires Shares of 1,228 Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Belpointe Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ ... Tigress Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Garmin in a research report on Wednesday, March 4th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their...
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How my ethical portfolio weathered the crash   
April 01, 2020
Source: Citywire - Sustainable funds have not been immune to the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the sector has been protected from some of the worst turbulence because screening processes have weeded out some of the hardest-hit stocks....
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Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. Sells 26,876 Shares of Axon Enterprise Inc (NASDAQ:AAXN)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. trimmed its stake in Axon Enterprise Inc (NASDAQ:AAXN) by 90.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,830...
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AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE:ABC) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $98.00 target price on shares ... Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. BI Asset...
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Advisors Asset Management Inc. Trims Stake in Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Advisors Asset Management Inc. reduced its position in Steel Dynamics ... shares of Steel Dynamics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 7th. Credit Suisse Group...
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M&G appoints veteran former Schroders investment boss to board   
April 01, 2020
Source: Citywire - Tosato has 30 years of industry experience and spent 21 years at Schroders, where he latterly served as chief executive of Schroder Investment Management and executive vice chair of Schroders PLC. In 2017 Tosato took up a...
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Have ESG funds passed their pandemic performance test' A selector's view   
April 01, 2020
Source: Citywire - The pro-ESG argument was that sustainable companies should have lower declines due to fewer controversies and occupational mishaps, greater customer, employees and even shareholders loyalty and more conservative balance sheets,...
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Carlyle execs explain how the PE giant is using AI-powered interview software to help portfolio companies with remote campus recruiting   
April 01, 2020
Source: Business Insider - Carlyle bought a majority stake in HireVue last year, and is offering the platform to portfolio companies for free during the coronavirus pandemic.
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FEATURE-Delhi's push to modernise threatens iconic sites, public space   
April 01, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - A two-mile stretch in Delhi featuring some of India's most iconic landmarks is to be redeveloped, angering historians and conservationists who say the move will rob the country of its heritage and valuable public space.
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Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. Sells 221,500 Shares of Eli Lilly And Co (NYSE:LLY)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in LLY. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co bought a new stake in Eli Lilly And Co in the third quarter valued at $8,141,000. Voya Investment...
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Sustainable investing: Think long term, act now   
April 01, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - as we detail in our recent paper Sustainability: the tectonic shift transforming investing. This phenomenon could already be playing out to some extent this year. We studied the performance of the MSCI World SRI Select Reduced...
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Guggenheim Capital LLC Lowers Stock Holdings in Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Guggenheim Capital LLC decreased its position in shares of Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) by 14.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The...
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BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S Has $49.50 Million Stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co bought a new position in shares of Visa during the 3rd quarter worth $26,576,000. Colony Group LLC...
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Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. Acquires 1,075 Shares of H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) by 17.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the...
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Traders Dread Getting Sent Home as Markets Move Faster Than WiFi   
April 01, 2020
Source: Swissinfo - Asset mangers say they’re living the worst ... the floors of firms including Barclays Plc, HSBC Holdings Plc, Credit Suisse Group AG and Nomura Holdings Inc. said they dread the prospect of ...
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Private equity lobbyists were involved in the push for $500 billion coronavirus bailout fund   
April 01, 2020
Source: CNBC - The American Investment Council, which lobbies on behalf of the private equity industry, spoke to congressional leaders and Treasury Department officials, sources said.
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Delhi's push to modernise threatens iconic sites, public space   
April 01, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Rapid urbanisation threatens old buildings and traditional markets as cities rush to build office blocks and rail networks
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Businesses for good debate solutions online as Skoll forum goes virtual   
April 01, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The Skoll World Forum took place online due to the coronavirus outbreak. Coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways. Subscribe here for a daily briefing on how this g
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Douglas Merritt Sells 13,600 Shares of Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) Stock   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co acquired a new position in Splunk during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately...
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Investor who pushed tech firms to publish their pay gap is going after big banks   
March 31, 2020
Source: Albuquerque Journal - Arjuna is not the only investor to propose votes about the gender pay gap this year; investors Pax World and Zevin Asset Management have also filed proposals, though some have been withdrawn after ...
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Character and Leadership: COVID-19 in US-China Relations   
March 31, 2020
Source: The Diplomat - This conversation with Admiral James Stavridis (USN Ret.) – Operating Executive with The Carlyle Group and Chair of the Board of Counselors at McLarty Associates; Supreme Allied Commander, NATO and commander of U.S....
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Schroders appoints regional leadership   
March 31, 2020
Source: Financial Standard - Schroders has promoted from within to appoint leaders for its Asia Pacific operations. Schroders country head for Australia Chris Durack has been appointed co-head of Asia Pacific, in a move designed to support the firm's growth...
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Schroders announces new leadership in Asia Pacific   
March 31, 2020
Source: Money Management - Schroders has promoted Chris Durack, country head of Australia, to co-head of Asia Pacific, as the firm recognises the ‘rapid growth’ it has seen in Asia Pacific. He will share the responsibility with Susan Soh,...
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Schroders names co-heads of Asia-Pacific business   
March 31, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - They replace Lieven Debruyne, who was named global head of distribution in September. After working to ensure a smooth handover, Mr. Debruyne will relocate to London from Hong Kong, said a Schroders spokesman in an email. Mr....
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Re-evaluating Sustainable Fuelwood Management For Future Actions   
March 31, 2020
Source: LEADERSHIP Newspaper - A five-year Global Environment Facility (GEF) project: Sustainable Fuelwood Management (SFM) in Nigeria was launched on June 2017. The project being implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from...
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ESG funds enjoy softer landing amid Covid-19 market freefall   
March 31, 2020
Source: Citywire - Sustainable funds have not been immune to the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the sector has been protected from some of the worst turbulence because screening processes have weeded out some of the hardest-hit stocks....
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Blackstone sues over scotched $265M hotel deal   
March 31, 2020
Source: The Real Deal - The coronavirus is being blamed for a $265 million hotel deal falling apart with the Blackstone Group suing the suddenly recalcitrant buyer. Six limited liability companies that trace back to Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, an...
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IndusInd Bank stock loses 20% on falling deposits, asset quality woes   
March 31, 2020
Source: Business Today - The management also told the brokerage they haven't seen any deterioration in asset quality yet but mentioned that NPAs in Q4 could be 30-40 bps higher in the unsecured loan segment. "While valuations are now inexpensive at 0.7x...
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A tasty thanks to hospital team   
March 30, 2020
Source: The Royal Gazette - A thank you came in the shape of pizzas when Schroders (Bermuda) Limited collaborated with Simone Maranzana, the owner-operator of Portofino restaurant, to deliver ten large pizzas for dinner to the staff on the night shift at...
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Yunji Inc. (YJ) CEO Shanglue Xiao on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript   
March 30, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call March 24, 2020, 07:30 AM ET Company Participants Kaye Liu - IR Director Shanglue Xiao - Founder, Chairma
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SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) Insider Peter Harrison Sells 3,593 Shares   
March 30, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) insider Peter Harrison sold 3,593 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,437 ($32.06), for a...
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Vestas Wind Systems A/S ADR   
March 30, 2020
Source: Barron's - Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International ...
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30   
March 30, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 9 points lower at 5,501 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * SCHRODERS: Schroders SDR.L Chairman Michael Dobson has asked independent director and former chief executive...
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State Street Global Advisors Limited (IE) - SSgA SPDR BBG Barclays 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Bond UCITS (SGSPF) Institutional Holdings   
March 30, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Institutional Holdings information is filed by major institutions on form 13-F with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Major institutions are defined as firms or individuals that exercise ...
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Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan's barren mountains green   
March 30, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Running only on fast-moving water, the pumps are cheap and easy to maintain, enabling farmers to grow fruit and vegetables
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Brooktree Capital Management Invests $290,000 in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB)   
March 30, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BIIB. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co purchased a new position in shares of Biogen in the 3rd quarter worth about $8,149,000....
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Oxford Asset Management LLP Purchases 3,907 Shares of PQ Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:PQG)   
March 30, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oxford Asset Management LLP grew its position in PQ Group Holdings Inc (NYSE ... and decreased their price objective for the company from $19.00 to $18.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 11th. Credit Suisse Group ...
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Brooktree Capital Management Buys Shares of 1,086 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO)   
March 30, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Brooktree Capital Management purchased a new position in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE ... from $342.00 to $372.00 and gave the stock an “in-line” rating in a research report on Friday, January 31st. Credit...
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Dubai's Abraaj eyes IPO for Egypt health business in 2013   
March 30, 2020
Source: Hebdo Ahram - Abraaj Capital, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, is considering selling shares in its Egyptian medical laboratories business in 2013, its chief executive said on Monday. The Dubai ...
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Schroders appoints Asia Pacific, Japan heads   
March 30, 2020
Source: GlobalCapital - Durack, country head of Australia, and Soh, country head of Singapore, have been appointed as co-heads of Asia Pacific with effect from the second quarter of 2020. Durack and Soh will retain their positions as country heads,...
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Efecte Plc's s Financial Statements Bulletin 2019 - international SaaS grew by 69%   
March 30, 2020
Source: GlobeNewswire - EFECTE PLC  --  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN --  23 MARCH 2020 at 18.45 Efecte Plc's s Financial Statements Bulletin 2019 -  international SaaS
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Brooktree Capital Management Invests $484,000 in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)   
March 30, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 111,370 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $20,135,000 after buying an additional 17,565 shares during the period. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co purchased a new stake in...
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China and US must rescue fragile political ties   
March 29, 2020
Source: Global Times - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on March 19 warned that a global recession "is a near certainty." British asset management company Schroders predicts that world economy will shrink by 3.1 percent in 2020. Prospects for the...
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GEF - Global Environment Facility   
March 29, 2020
Source: FAO - FAO is an implementing agency of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), an international co-financing mechanism that provides grants to countries to invest in global environmental projects addressing the critical nexus between...
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Schroders’ Sym quits to join UK group and launch new funds   
March 29, 2020
Source: Citywire - European equity specialist James Sym (pictured) will leave Schroders and join UK rival River & Mercantile this summer to launch a new range of European equity funds. Sym currently runs five funds and two mandates at...
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The Carlyle Group to take majority stake in Barbon Insurance   
March 29, 2020
Source: Insurance Post - The Post events team works alongside the brand's editorial staff and industry advisors to produce content around key issues affecting the insurance industry. Don't miss out - follow our events.
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HSBC GAM appoints international CEO   
March 29, 2020
Source: Citywire - HSBC Global Asset Management (GAM) has appointed Stuart White as global head of strategy and UK & International CEO. White has been head of strategy at HSBC GAM since September 2015. In this position he was accountable for...
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UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo ends forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims   
March 29, 2020
Source: MSN - The San Francisco-based bank made the decision following a shareholder proposal from Clean Yield Asset Management which has since been withdrawn, asking for a public analysis of mandatory ...
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Brambles Takes the Top Spot as the Most Sustainable Company Globally   
March 29, 2020
Source: Financial Post - Sustainability is at the core of our business ... MSCI, Sustainalytics, Thomson Reuters Asset4, and TruValue), supplemented by other data sources, where relevant. These can cover subjects as ...
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Asia stocks mostly rise after US rally on bets of more stimulus: STI up 1.5%   
March 29, 2020
Source: The Straits Times - MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 per cent ... “The 20 per cent yardstick does not matter unless we start seeing higher highs and sustainable buying at lows,” said Jaiganesh...
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