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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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Deutsche Bank Wealth Management launches ESG fund strategies for high net worth clients in Germany   
May 10, 2021
Source: EuropaWire - When selecting investment tools, sustainability aspects are taken into account and certain business practices and areas of business are excluded. This process also incorporates data from MSCI – a leading global provider of ...
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Amundi’s New CEO Has Roadmap Laid Out as She Takes on BlackRock   
May 10, 2021
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - As Valerie Baudson takes charge today as chief executive officer of Amundi, Europe’s biggest asset manager, she says pressure on margins from low interest rates, intensifying competition from rivals like BlackRock Inc.
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Amundi’s new fund to be managed by human expertise, AI   
May 10, 2021
Source: The Star - Amundi Malaysia Sdn Bhd has launched a fixed-income wholesale fund that deploys both active fund management expertise and artificial intelligence (AI).
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G7 should invest $1 trillion per year for sustainable COVID recovery – report   
May 10, 2021
Source: KFGO - Group of Seven countries should invest $1 trillion per year until 2030 to ensure a strong and sustainable economic recovery from the pandemic, according to a report that was requested by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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The Executive Vice Chairman & General Partner of The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX), Hamilton James, Just Sold 30% Of Their Holding   
May 10, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - We wouldn't blame The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) shareholders if they were a little worried about the fact that Hamilton James, the Executive Vice Chairman & General Partner recently netted about US$78m selling shares at...
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Diabetic Assays Market In-Depth Analysis on Size,…   
May 09, 2021
Source: PharmiWeb - And then will write the key players in the market are: Abbott Laboratories , American Laboratory Products Company (ALPCO), Beckmann Coulter Inc. (Danaher Corporation), Bio RAD laboratories Inc., Ortho clinical diagnostics Inc.(...
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Investors Prepare Taper Tantrum Plan as Fed Demurs On Timing   
May 09, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - As the pullback in Federal Reserve monetary support draws inexorably closer, investors are striving to taper-proof their portfolios with 2013’s volatility still fresh in their minds.
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Pound gives up gains as Bank raises growth forecast   
May 09, 2021
Source: The Daily Telegraph - It said there is no certainty a firm offer will be made by KKR, which had $349bn (£251bn) in assets under management as ... and the approval of Credit Suisse Group AG, according to a person ...
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Fed may be non-committal, but investors prepare strategy for Taper Tantrum already   
May 08, 2021
Source: India Times - With economists expecting the central bank to begin paring asset purchases by the end of this year, Fed officials are sticking to the script that its too early to discuss any shift in pandemic policy setting.
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Alliant Energy (LNT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript   
May 08, 2021
Source: The Motley Fool on MSN.com - Q1 2021 Earnings CallMay 07, 2021, 10:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to Alliant Energy's conference call for first-quarter...
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Cleaner, Greener Airports: Making Aviation More Sustainable – Sydney Airport   
May 08, 2021
Source: internationalairportreview.com - Jane Rotsey from Sydney Airport states how, despite the uncertainty of the pandemic, the airport’s commitment to sustainability held fast.
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Monument taps Larkin as an operating partner   
May 08, 2021
Source: PE Hub - Monument MicroCap Partners has named Rick Larkin as an operating partner. Larkin’s work background includes working with and advising firms that include The Carlyle Group, Blackstone and KPS Capital Partners.
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Schroders flags up multi-manager range for second year running in value assessment   
May 08, 2021
Source: portfolio-adviser.com - Second AoV report funds nine of the FTSE 100 firm's funds did not consistently demonstrate value #schroders #valueassessments
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Asset Managers Face ‘Fierce’ Competition as Passive Boom Outlives the Pandemic   
May 08, 2021
Source: Institutional Investor - Traditional stock and bond investment firms can weather the pressure with scale and caution with leverage, according to Fitch.
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Friday's ETF with Unusual Volume: ERTH   
May 08, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - T he Invesco MSCI Sustainable Future ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 397,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 41,000. Shares of ERTH were up about 1.
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Doubtful unemployment benefits are keeping people from work, says Schroders' Insana   
May 08, 2021
Source: CNBC on MSN.com - Ron Insana, Schroders North America, and Stephanie Link, Hightower chief investment strategist and portfolio manager, join 'Power Lunch' to discuss the April jobs numbers, recent earnings data and what it all means for the market.
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Broker XP eyes Credit Suisse’s Brazil unit -sources   
May 08, 2021
Source: Metro US - "at-above-post addthis_tool" data-url=" Carolina Mandl and Tatiana Bautzer SAO PAULO (Reuters) -Brazilian broker XP Inc is interested in acquiring the Brazilian subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group AG, two sources familiar with the...
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New Credit Suisse Chairman António Horta-Osório Resets Agenda After Archegos, Greensill Turmoil   
May 08, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal - Credit Suisse Group AG’s new chairman signaled a broad ... into turmoil by the back-to-back collapses of Archegos Capital Management and Greensill Capital. António Horta-Osório , voted into ...
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ECB's Lagarde calls for green capital markets union   
May 08, 2021
Source: Reuters - Europe needs to develop a "green" capital market union to generate cash for sustainable investment and remain the location of choice for investors issuing green debt, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on...
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Betting on High-Yield Stocks Emerges as Winning Strategy in Asia   
May 08, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - Asia’s high-dividend-yield stocks have emerged as winners among regional equities this year as expectations grew for the economy to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Deutsche Bank’s DWS in Talks to Sell Fund Platform to BlackFin   
May 07, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - Deutsche Bank AG’s asset management arm DWS Group is in exclusive talks to sell control of its IKS fund platform to French private equity firm BlackFin Capital Partners, people familiar with the matter said.
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Marathon Asset Management Takes Strategic Steps to Expand Healthcare Team   
May 07, 2021
Source: PR Newswire - Marathon Asset Management ("Marathon"), a leading global credit investment manager, today announced the hire of two additional
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Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM): Skating on Thin Ice' We Know the Answer   
May 07, 2021
Source: newsheater - Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) went up by 0.59% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $46.69. The company’s stock price has collected 1.22% of gains in the last five trading...
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The Blackstone Group Inc. (BX) is set for a tempting yields with an average volume of 2.95M   
May 07, 2021
Source: investchronicle - Let’s start up with the current stock price of The Blackstone Group Inc. (BX), which is $88.07 to be very precise. The Stock rose vividly during the last session to $88.62 after opening rate of $88.80 while the lowest price...
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UBS profit hit by meltdown of Archegos   
May 07, 2021
Source: The Taipei Times - UBS Group AG yesterday posted a US$774 million hit from the implosion of Archegos Capital Management LLC and said it plans ... even as its biggest rival, Credit Suisse Group AG, unveiled a US$5.5 billion hit and Japan-based...
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Revealed: Schroders Personal Wealth trio exit to launch boutique   
May 07, 2021
Source: Citywire - Damien Hopkins, David Parry and Tori Passmore are set to open Fidelis Private Wealth in the coming weeks, subject to FCA approval.
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Polluters Turning Green' The Future of ESG Investments   
May 07, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - S ome of the more egregious polluters could become the next wave of companies to support environmental, social, and governance investments. According to Bank of America analysts, the best prospects for ESG interest ahead include...
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State Street Global Advisors Limited ETF Channel   
May 07, 2021
Source: ETF - With 1 ETF traded in the U.S. markets, State Street Global Advisors Limited ETF gathers total assets under management of 0. The average expense ratio is --. State Street Global Advisors Limited ...
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Boys track and field, Section 1AA honor roll: Mayo's Simmons, JM's Nicometo tops in sprints (updated)   
May 07, 2021
Source: Post-Bulletin - Rochester Mayo's DeMonte Simmons has turned in the top 100 time out of Rochester-area Section 1AA sprinters, and John Marshall's Michael Nicometo is on top in the 200. Century's Isaiah Huber is a close second in both.
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Diversification, the new ace up Amundi Immobilier's sleeve   
May 07, 2021
Source: Business Immo - How do we get through the next property cycle where uncertainty appears, under the prism of the health crisis, to be the best certainty' (...)
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Welcome to HR.com   
May 07, 2021
Source: HR - An HR.com member profile provides you with access to a multitude of information and education along with the opportunity to network with the largest HR community on the web. If you need any help, call .877.472.6648 and ask for...
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Aligning Environment, Health and Safety Issues With Corporate Strategy   
May 07, 2021
Source: EHS Today - Sustainable Asset Management USA Inc. Focus groups will be held on three topics: "Water Use: Responses to Changing Global Demographics" with Thomas Streiff, head of Group Sustainability Management, Swiss Re, Zurich, Switzerland,...
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Reuters launches Reuters IMPACT: an agenda-setting summit to mobilise global leaders on climate action   
May 06, 2021
Source: PR Newswire - Reuters, the world's largest multimedia news provider, announced today the launch of an agenda-setting leadership forum, which will
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Thought Industries Reports Robust Growth for Customer Education: 50% Q1 Revenue Increase, New Enterprise Customers, 31 New Hires   
May 06, 2021
Source: PR Newswire - Thought Industries, the world's #1 platform for customer education, today announced a successful first quarter as revenue grew 50 percent
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Premarket: World stocks near record highs on recovery hopes   
May 06, 2021
Source: The Globe and Mail - Shares rose to near record highs on Thursday, underpinned by a better outlook from Europe’s leading carmaker Volkswagen and increasing confidence in economic recovery in Germany and more widely. The STOXX index of 600...
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Boys track and field, Section 1AA honor roll: Mayo's Simmons, Century's Huber lead sprinters   
May 06, 2021
Source: Post-Bulletin - Rochester Mayo's DeMonte Simmons has turned in the top 100 time out of Rochester-area Section 1AA sprinters, and Century's Isaiah Huber is on top in the 200.
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The Carlyle Group Inc. (CG) CEO Kewsong Lee on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript   
May 06, 2021
Source: Seeking Alpha - Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call April 29, 2021 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Daniel Harris - Investor Relations Kewsong Lee - Chief Executive
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Schroders launches new fund   
May 06, 2021
Source: Financial Standard - Schroders has launched a new Chinese equities fund for Australian investors. The Schroder All China Equity Opportunities Fund is actively managed and will invest in China A-Shares, Chinese and Hong Kong listed companies and...
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Dubai's Abraaj in $125 mln Morocco insurance deal   
May 06, 2021
Source: Hebdo Ahram - Abraaj Capital is investing about $125 million in a Moroccan insurance holding firm as it bids to tap growth prospects in Africa's nascent insurance sector. Privately-owned Saham Finances has ...
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Can The Blackstone Group Inc. (BX) Remain Competitive'   
May 06, 2021
Source: newsheater - The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) went down by -0.17% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $90.42. The company’s stock price has collected -0.29% of loss in the last five trading sessions.
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As it happened: Listless ASX ends the week almost unchanged   
May 06, 2021
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - JPMorgan Asset Management global markets strategist ... US futures were narrowly ahead and pointing to gains on Wall Street tonight. Credit Suisse Group moved to contain the fallout from two ...
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MOVES-UBS names Baldinger chief sustainability officer   
May 06, 2021
Source: Reuters - UBS Group named Michael Baldinger as chief sustainability officer on Wednesday as the world's biggest wealth manager builds out its sustainability and impact organisation.
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'Cooling gap' widens, despite rising heat, as pandemic hikes poverty   
May 06, 2021
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Coronavirus-related economic downturns mean more people are struggling to access air conditioning, fans and other ways of staying cool as climate change brings stronger heatwaves, researchers say
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Thomson Reuters (TRI) Beats Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates   
May 05, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - T homson Reuters (TRI) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.58 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.40 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.48 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for...
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Carlyle Prices $400 Million Subordinated Notes Offering   
May 05, 2021
Source: Associated Press - Global investment firm The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”) priced its offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% subordinated notes due 2061 issued by Carlyle Finance L.
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One in four funds are ‘sustainable’ under new EU rules: Morningstar   
May 05, 2021
Source: KFGO - One in four European funds have classified themselves as sustainable under new EU environmental, social and governance rules, Morningstar said on Friday, as managers try to appeal to investors pouring cash into
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A healthy news media is more critical than ever   
May 05, 2021
Source: UNDP - Others have warned that, due to deep preexisting fragilities, COVID-19 may turn into a media extinction event. These verdicts on the state of the global information ecosystem are alarming, but hardly surprising.
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Nordic boutique launched by NBIM veteran bulks up team   
May 05, 2021
Source: Citywire - Oslo-based boutique Req Capital has further expanded its investment capabilities with the addition of four more investment professionals drawn from across the Nordic region. As originally reported by AMWatch.
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Capital Calls: Aussie bank’s green coal-port loan burns lukewarm   
May 05, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - National Australia Bank’s green loan to the world’s largest coal port only gets some of the job done. The country’s third-largest lender by market value has led a A$515 million ($398 million) refinancing for...
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Schroders raises further €207m for Europe infrastructure debt fund   
May 05, 2021
Source: IPE - Schroders has raised a further €207m for its European infrastructure debt fund. The Schroder Euro Enhanced Infrastructure Debt Fund II fund, also known as Julie II, had a €312m first close in July last year.
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