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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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Azerbaijani association talks planned volume of hazelnut export   
June 06, 2020
Source: Trend News Agency - Iran's historical cities suffer from lack of foreign tourists, thanks to COVID-19 Iran 10:08
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Blair William & Co. IL Sells 7,560 Shares of Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN)   
June 06, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Blair William & Co. IL cut its position in Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN) by 24.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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'Care for nature' to keep people safe and well, leaders urge   
June 06, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - "This pandemic provides unprecedented and powerful proof that nature and people share the same fate and are far more closely linked than most of us realised," they said in a statement. Johan Rockström,
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Raises Stock Position in Elevate Credit Inc (NYSE:ELVT)   
June 06, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Elevate Credit Inc (NYSE:ELVT) by 87.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 451,
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EPA Nets U.S.$8.9 Million for Sinoe Coastal Defense   
June 06, 2020
Source: allAfrica.com on MSN.com - The project includes building climate resilient livelihoods, protecting communities from sea level rise and other life-threatening climate change impacts A press statement from the EPA says the Global Environment Facility (GEF)...
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Arçelik Has Announced Its Sustainability Targets for 2030   
June 06, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Adopting sustainability as a business model with its "Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide" vision, Arçelik published its 12th Sustainability Report, announcing short, medium, and long-term targets towards 2030.
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Schroders: Why equity market neutral strategies could be valuable in a crisis   
June 06, 2020
Source: Finanzen - Alexandra Burt Investment Director, Equity Alternatives Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, investors were already assessing an extended economic
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Emerging Markets Eye Trillion-Dollar Week as Currencies Rise   
June 06, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The U.S. dollar’s bearish turn has opened the floodgates into emerging markets, helping currencies to get on board a rally so far driven by equities and bonds.The MSCI gauge for emerging-market exchan
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First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Purchases 37,303 Shares of Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV)   
June 06, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its position in shares of Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) by 83.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange...
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Supreme Criticized Over Affiliations With Police, Military Suppliers   
June 06, 2020
Source: InsideHook - As Monster Children pointed out, Supreme founder James Jebbia sold half the business to The Carlyle Group in 2017, a global investment firm with ties to the defense industry — including ownership of Combined Tactical...
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Transforming food and agriculture: Creating food security while fighting climate change   
June 06, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on World and 2 other countries about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Children, Women, Drought, Epidemic and more; published on 05 Jun 2020 by UNDP
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Ar elik Has Announced Its Sustainability Targets for 2030   
June 06, 2020
Source: padovanews.it - Adopting sustainability as a business model with its Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide vision, Arçelik published its 12th Sustainability Report, announcing short, medium, and long-term targets towards 2030.
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $445,000 Stock Position in Carlisle Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CSL)   
June 05, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC decreased its stake in Carlisle Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CSL) by 78.7% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Emerging Markets Eye Trillion-Dollar Week as Currencies Add Fuel   
June 05, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The U.S. dollar’s bearish turn has opened the floodgates into emerging markets, helping currencies to get on board a rally so far driven by equities and bonds.The MSCI gauge for emerging-market exchan
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SPAC formed by partners from CC Capital agree to merger with Utz Quality Foods   
June 05, 2020
Source: PE Hub - Collier Creek, formed in 2018, will invest its $453 million that it raised, along with an additional $35 million from the SPAC's sponsors and directors.
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HSBC GAM launches three sustainable equity ETFs   
June 05, 2020
Source: Citywire - New strategies will integrate ESG ratings, carbon emissions intensity and fossil fuel reserves considerations.
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ANALYSIS-City centres to see 'radical' redesign amid coronavirus   
June 05, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - BANGKOK, June 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Grammy award-winner Petula Clark famously sang that the "lights are much brighter" downtown, but the coronavirus pandemic may change city centres across the world,
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Blackstone Leads Global Real Estate AUM With $283B   
June 05, 2020
Source: GlobeSt.com - On its heels were Brookfield Asset Management, PGIM Real Estate, Nuveen and Hines, according to a survey published by ANREV, INREV and NCREIF.
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Thirty countries will benefit as Global Environment Facility funds FAO-led projects   
June 05, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on World and 8 other countries about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and Epidemic; published on 04 Jun 2020 by FAO
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Traders Buy High Volume of Perrigo Put Options (NYSE:PRGO)   
June 05, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:PRGO) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders purchased 1,843 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,031% compared to the average daily...
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The Carlyle Group And T&D Holdings Acquire Majority Interest In Fortitude From AIG   
June 05, 2020
Source: Insurancenewsnet.com - Fortitude Group Holdings launches as an independent provider of run-off management solutions, backed by a long-term shareholder base and strong capital position. NEW YORK& TOKYO---- The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings...
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Novo Nordisk A/S Series B   
June 05, 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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HSBC launches 'next generation' sustainable equity ETFs   
June 05, 2020
Source: Environmental finance - HSBC launches 'next generation' sustainable equity ETFs. HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has launched three sustainable equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) targeting firms
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AMUNDI INDEX BARCLAYS GLOBAL AGG 500M UCITS ETF DR - EUR: Net Asset Value(s)   
June 05, 2020
Source: Sharecast - UK Regulatory announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Vanguard struggling to break into European ETF market   
June 05, 2020
Source: InvestmentNews - Eight years after it launched its first European ETFs, the giant asset manager has less than 6% of the market, compared with BlackRock's 45%
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Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) Stock Position Reduced by Victory Capital Management Inc.   
June 05, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Victory Capital Management Inc. lessened its position in shares of Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) by 23.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange...
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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine   
June 05, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Monday, ValuEngine reports. Other equities...
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UPDATE: Million-dollar listings: Seaside house brings $12.4M in Palm Beach, deed shows   
June 05, 2020
Source: Palm Beach Daily News - A Palm Beach house with a guest cottage and beach cabana has changed hands for $12.4 million, the price recorded at the Palm Beach County Courthouse. The
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AIG's Divestiture of Fortitude Re to Streamline Its Business   
June 05, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Fortitude Re was introduced as a reinsurance platform by AIG in collaboration with Carlyle. In the same year, Carlyle completed the buyout of a 19.9% stake in Fortitude Re. Further, AIG unveiled its plans to divest a 76.
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HSBC launches three sustainable equity ETFs   
June 05, 2020
Source: Citywire - HSBC Global Asset Management (GAM) has launched three sustainable equity ETFs tracking European, Japanese and US companies. The three strategies s were listed on the London Stock Exchange this morning with ongoing charge of 0.
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In Myanmar, campaigners oppose US$21 million conservation project   
June 05, 2020
Source: Eco-business - Campaigners in the Tanintharyi region of southern Myanmar have urged international donors to support community conservation efforts, rather than what they see as a top-down approach that
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Bank of New York Mellon Corp Trims Stock Position in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF)   
June 05, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Bank of New York Mellon Corp decreased its holdings in shares of Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) by 5.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Wealth management faces fallout from coronavirus   
June 05, 2020
Source: The Financial Times - Coronavirus restrictions have forced advisers to take to screens or phones to maintain good communications with clients at a time when many are anxious about their portfolios and the security of family legacies.
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ABN Amro picks US boutique to run sustainable value equity fund   
June 05, 2020
Source: Citywire - ABN Amro has picked boutique investment firm Boston Common Asset Management to actively manage a US sustainable value equity mandate. The new fund, which is called ABN AMRO Boston Common US Sustainable Equities,
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Fidelity goes active as it unveils first ETFs for sustainable range   
June 04, 2020
Source: portfolio-adviser.com - Fidelity International has added ETFs to its Sustainable Family Fund range for the first time. Three actively managed ESG ETFs have been made available to European investors offer
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Debts could shift under Virgin bidder Bain   
June 04, 2020
Source: The Australian - Major secondary debt investors such as Oaktree Capital Management, The Carlyle Group and Apollo Global Management are believed to be circling distressed loans in two Australian-based companies owned by Bain Capital.
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Schroders firm acquires majority stake in UK financial planner   
June 04, 2020
Source: International Adviser - Adviser solutions provider Benchmark Capital has taken a majority stake in chartered financial planning firm TRPP Wealth Management. Benchmark, which is part of the Schroders group, and TRPP have worked together closely for...
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Alphabet faces diversity and human rights criticism at stockholder meeting   
June 04, 2020
Source: CNET - At Alphabet's annual stockholder meeting Wednesday, Google's parent company was met by investors critical of its efforts in regard to diversity and human rights. The criticism came in the form of shareholder proposals,
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Martingale Asset Management L P Buys Shares of 3,804 Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN)   
June 04, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Martingale Asset Management L P purchased a new position in shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Carlyle and T&D takes majority stake in Fortitude Group Holdings   
June 04, 2020
Source: PE Hub - The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings have acquired a 76.6 percent stake in Fortitude Group Holdings from American International Group.
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Google CEO says company will hold moment of silence on Wednesday for George Floyd   
June 04, 2020
Source: CNBC - PDT we'll be standing together to honor the memories of Black lives lost in an 8 minute and 46 second moment of silence," he continued. The silence represents the
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Global environment body grants Zambia 6 million USD for climate-resilient projects   
June 04, 2020
Source: China Internet Information Center - She said the government has been working with the global environment body since 2017 for the project called Building the Resilience of Local Communities in Zambia through the introduction of Ecosystem-based adaptation and that...
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UK's Prince Charles says coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability   
June 04, 2020
Source: WSAY - Britain's Prince Charles said the recovery from the coronavirus crisis represented a "reset moment" for the world and was an opportunity to prioritise sustainability issues, as he made the opening remarks at a virtual World...
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Carlyle Group Accused Of Forcing Authentix 'Fire Sale'   
June 04, 2020
Source: Law360 - Shareholders of trade security firm Authentix Inc. have accused private equity firm The Carlyle Group of forcing a "fire sale" of the company in 2017 at about one-third its value with the sole purpose of paying back...
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Global Environment Facility approves US$8.9 million in funding for new coastal resilience project in Liberia   
June 04, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Liberia about Climate Change and Environment, Food and Nutrition, Women, Epidemic, Flood and more; published on 03 Jun 2020 by UNDP
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BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust declares $0.063 dividend   
June 04, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust (NYSE:BKN) declares $0.063/share monthly dividend, 6.8% increase from prior dividend of $0.059.Forward yield 4.9%Payable July 1; for shareholders of record
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Costa Rican Minister will leave office to lead Global Environment Facility   
June 04, 2020
Source: The Tico Times - The Washington-based GEF was created before the 1992 Earth Summit as a multilateral trust fund that supports environmental action in developing countries.
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Jamie Murray ties up with Amazon Prime & Schroders for his Battle of the Brits event   
June 04, 2020
Source: Tennis World USA - The event will be live streamed on Amazon Prime and asset management company Schroders will be its title sponsor. The event will be held behind closed doors at the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA’s) National Tennis...
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Schroders: What can the Covid-19 crisis teach us about tackling climate change'   
June 04, 2020
Source: Finanzen - Simon Webber Lead Portfolio Manager Covid-19 caught most of the world’s institutions and governments by surprise, leading to a global health and
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Global Environment Facility approves US$4.5 million grant for five-year climate-resilient water project in Haiti   
June 04, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Haiti about Climate Change and Environment, Health, Epidemic and more; published on 03 Jun 2020 by UNDP
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