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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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Dollar rises again despite Trump trying to 'jawbone' the US currency lower   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: CNBC - "I think currency investors are looking past those remarks," says Aaron Hurd of State Street Global Advisors. The reason is "it's unlikely Trump is going to be able to change the [Federal Reserve] outlook. The U.S. dollar rose...
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Rothschilds back wealth manager with private investment   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : La Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild
Source: FTAdviser - This latest investment is alongside that from the founders of Madrid-based ETS Asset Management Factory, who supply Exo with its quantitative investing technology and capabilities, and the former heads of the La Compagnie...
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Japan's Kampo Insurance eyes firms with tech edge in new ESG strategy   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Reuters - TOKYO, March 18 (Reuters) - Japan Post Insurance is shifting its approach to sustainable investing by ... heavy weightings in ESG indices such as MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders and FTSE Blossom ...
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SEC's Carnegie Suit Claims Leaches Bled Investors Dry   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carnegie Asset Management
Source: TheStreet.com - Roughly a year after Carnegie Asset Management made a minitender offer for shares of Mattel ( MAT), the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit alleging that the firm's principals engaged in securities fraud. Carnegie...
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FEATURE-'Islands of wealth in a sea of slums'' Kenya divided over satellite cities   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - NAIROBI, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the outskirts of Nairobi ... an architect and principal researcher at Eco-Build Africa, a sustainable urban-planning and housing organisation. They include Rwanda’s Vision...
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Efficiency, sustainability, ease of use and cost - key to tech implementation in the construction industry, say experts   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Zawya - From a sustainability perspective it was agreed developers want ... All names and marks owned by Thomson Reuters, including "Thomson", "Reuters" and the Kinesis logo are used under license from Thomson Reuters and its ...
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Shell Development Oman and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry partner to generate sustainable in-country value   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Zawya - All names and marks owned by Thomson Reuters, including "Thomson", "Reuters" and the Kinesis logo are used under license from Thomson Reuters and its affiliated companies.
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Man GLG launches high yield fund for ex-Schroders manager Scott   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Investment Week - The Man GLG High Yield Opportunities fund will aim to deliver a high level of income and strong total returns through the market cycle, by combining bottom-up fundamental credit selection with top-down thematic investment...
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Schroders predicts a slowdown rather than recession   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: FTAdviser - Schroders has changed its global economic outlook to a 'slowdown' but not a recession. In a statement released on Friday (March 15) by the Schroders Economics team, the investment house stated that it has cut its global GDP...
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Company Overview of Apollo Investment Corporation   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Apollo Investment Corporation is business development company specializing in middle market companies. It provides direct equity capital, mezzanine and senior secured loans, unsecured debt, and subordinated debt and loans. It...
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BRIEF-The Carlyle Group Reports Q4 Loss Per Share Of $0.15   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: MSN - * DISTRIBUTABLE EARNINGS OF $211 MILLION ON A PRE-TAX BASIS FOR Q4 2018 AND $674 MILLION IN 2018 * DISTRIBUTABLE EARNINGS PER COMMON UNIT OF $0.57 IN Q4 2018 AND $1.78 IN 2018, ON A POST-TAX BASIS
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Company Overview of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (Suisse) S.A.   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : La Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (Suisse) S.A. was formerly known as La Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild S.A. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management...
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UK FSA fines BlackRock Investment Management £9.5m   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : BlackRock Investment Management
Source: Europe - The UK Financial Services Authority has fined BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BIM) £9.5m for client money breaches. The enforcement action came after it failed to protect client money adequately by not putting...
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SimCorp bags three wins in asset and investment management space   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carnegie Asset Management
Source: Banking Technology - SimCorp is smiling as it’s secured three sweet wins in the asset and investment management space with C WorldWide Asset Management, Novo Holdings and FIIG Securities. Denmark-based C WorldWide Asset Management (formerly...
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United Inks Deal With Blackstone To Stay In Willis Tower   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: Law360 - Law360 (March 13, 2019, 3:16 PM EDT) -- United Airlines Inc. has reached a deal with The Blackstone Group LP to stay in its 850,000 square feet of space at Willis Tower in Chicago for another 14 years, according to a Wednesday...
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The Weiss Group, Inc. Job Reviews   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Weiss Group
Source: PayScale - How do employees review their experience at The Weiss Group, Inc.' Overall, employees review their satisfaction with The Weiss Group, Inc. as 3.2 out of 5. The Weiss Group, Inc. earns the highest marks for Manager Relationship ...
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Intel Co. (INTC) Shares Sold by GFS Advisors LLC   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Zevin Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Intel by 1.6% during the 3rd quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 69,155 shares of the chip maker’s stock worth $3,270,000 after acquiring an additional...
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Intel Co. (INTC) Stake Lowered by Banco de Sabadell S.A   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Zevin Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Intel by 1.6% during the 3rd quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 69,155 shares of the chip maker’s stock worth $3,270,000 after buying an additional 1,115 shares...
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Africa needs cash, science for new model of green development: leaders   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African countries must tackle climate ... “For me, the key to African emancipation is how we construct a new model” that aims to build a sustainable future for all, Macron told...
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CIBC Asset Management Inc Sells 3,294 Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Caterpillar with our free daily email newsletter: CIBC Asset Management Inc ... February 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a ...
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Amundi's one-year-old green bond fund 'ahead of schedule'   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: Environmental finance - The world's largest green bond fund bought more green-labelled issuance in its first year than originally anticipated, Frédéric Samama tells Michael Hurley The world’s largest green bond fund is ahead of...
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SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (SHNWF) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 with our free daily email newsletter: Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1...
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United States : Ceetrus Sells a Portfolio of 9 Commercial Assets in France to Carlyle and Othrys Asset Management   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: MarketWatch - Mar 16, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Global investment firm The Carlyle Group and Othrys Asset Management announced they have finalised the joint acquisition of the Canyon portfolio from Ceetrus. Equity for the...
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Middlesex University Dubai's Institute of Sustainable Development (ISD) joined forces with Airbus and DP World to further promote gender equality   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Zawya - “In line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), legal and economic ... The Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. All names and marks owned by Thomson Reuters, including...
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Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Has $1.74 Million Position in Tractor Supply (TSCO)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Tractor Supply with our free daily email newsletter: Nomura Asset Management Co ... February 14th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a ...
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Week 12 Breakout Forecast: Short-Term Picks To Give You An Edge   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Seeking Alpha - Simply Wall St. Mar-06-19 12:32AM Edited Transcript of RIGL earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-19 10:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents ... of its Global Sustainability Campaign ...
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Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) Increases Dividend to $0.45 Per Share   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Apollo Investment with our free daily email newsletter: Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, ...
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Brokerages Set Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) PT at $17.40   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Apollo Investment with our free daily email newsletter: Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) has been assigned an average rating of...
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CORRECTED - SAM, Gatehouse launch first Sharia water fund   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : SAM Group
Source: Reuters - LONDON, May 7 (Reuters) - UK Islamic bank Gatehouse and Swiss fund management company Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) said on Thursday they have jointly launched the first Islamic compliant water-technology fund. The fund will...
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Year: 2016   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : UBS
Source: World Finance - Back in January of this year, R3CEV carried out a test involving 11 of its members (Barclays, BMO Financial Group, Credit Suisse, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, HSBC, Natixis, Royal Bank of Scotland, TD Bank, UBS ... accessible...
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Helping female millennials with their financial futures   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Investment Week - State Street Global Advisors brought its Fearless Girl campaign to London ... and detailed visions for the diversity environment a decade from now. Investment Week also launched the third Women in Investment Awards, which will...
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BlackRock in push to make sustainable investment mainstream   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Ethical Corp - The world’s largest asset manager, with $6.32 trillion under management, also launched six new sustainable equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which target a 30% carbon reduction compared with six parent MSCI indices with...
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London sees a taste of Cairo life at the Shubbak Arab cultural festival   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: Ahram Online - Hala Elkoussy, an Abraaj Capital Prize Winner 2010 (ACAP), participates with a huge mural about Cairo in the Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture festival; organised by the mayor of London in celebration of Arab art....
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ESG funds have never been cheaper as Vanguard sets off fee war   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: InvestmentNews - Sustainable funds — historically more expensive than their ... Now the cheapest for ESG stocks, the Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF, or USSG, is already the third-largest ESG fund with $865 million after an...
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UPDATE 1-Healthcare reform collapse "troublesome" for Finland's finances -central bank   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - HELSINKI, March 15 (Reuters) - Finland’s social and healthcare systems still need reforming to ensure the sustainability of its public ... Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
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The Blackstone Group L.P. INSIDERS ON Board Members   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - Stephen Schwarzman 483 Relationships Chairman, CEO & Founder of Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. 71 Hamilton James 92 Relationships Executive Vice Chairman of Blackstone Group Management L.L.C 67 Jonathan Gray 35...
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The Yes Men Target Fossil Fuel Ties of BlackRock Investment Firm   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : BlackRock Investment Management
Source: Democracy Now! - It’s Time to Tell the Truth: Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Supports Ilhan Omar’s Critique of Israel Debate over Ilhan Omar Highlights New Willingness in U.S. to Question Power of Pro-Israeli Lobby Lost Children...
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100s of Rightsholder Groups Urge EU Parliament to Adopt the Copyright Directive Quickly   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: TorrentFreak - The full list of supporters includes popular names such as Thomson Reuters, The Independent ... changes are needed to create a fair and sustainable Internet. “This Directive has been long ...
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U.S. weakens first global commitment on curbing single-use plastics   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - bottles and straws over the next decade as part of moves aimed at creating a more sustainable planet NAIROBI, March 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nations made their first global commitment ...
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Importance of energy efficiency improvements in commercial buildings addressed   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: E-Pao - The workshop under the UNDP-GEF-BEE (United Nations Development Programme - Global Environment Facility- Bureau of Energy Efficiency) project is being held as apart of MSPDCL's undertaking to implement the ECBC. The inauguration...
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Stochastic Momentum Heading Towards a Reversal For The Carlyle Group (CG)   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: WallStreet - The Carlyle Group (CG)’s Stochastic Momentum Index is diving lower and has passed the key level of -40, indicating possible oversold territory. The SMI indicator was developed by William Blau ad presented in Technical...
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LIVE MARKETS-Canary in the U.S. earnings mine   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : BlackRock Investment Management
Source: Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - Analysing profit margins derived from national economic accounts (NIPA), U.S. corporate margins don't look as strong once favourable tax treatments and economic cycles are accounted for, according to Blackrock Investment...
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League Table – Assets Gathered by Cross-Border Fund Managers & ETF Sponsors – Chilean AGF Market – February 2019   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: fundpro.com - Amundi; Ashmore; Aviva Investor; Axa; Baring; Baron; Bestinver; BlackRock; BNP Paribas; BNY Mellon AM; Bradesco; Brown Advisory; BTG Pactual; Carmignac; Claymore; Credit Suisse; Deutsche; Dexia; Direxion Shares; East Capital;...
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Deutsche Bank Said to Seek $2.3 Billion in Asset Management IPO   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: BloombergQuint - (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG expects to raise about 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) from selling a quarter of its asset management business in an ... Citigroup Inc. and Credit Suisse Group AG as senior bookrunners, said the ...
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2 Newly Rated Putman Funds Worth Buying   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Weiss Group
Source: TheStreet.com - He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer ...
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Carnegie Asset Management’s Bo Knudsen explains his picks   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carnegie Asset Management
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Bo Knudsen is a senior portfolio manager at Carnegie Asset Management, the Copenhagen-based fund manager with $17 billion of asset under management that takes a concentrated approach to global investing, owning no more than 30...
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'Inverse' Funds Surged in October   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Weiss Group
Source: TheStreet.com - He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer ...
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Global Investment Research, GS Sustain, ESG Research, Vice President - Hong Kong   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Goldman Sachs - Sustain
Source: Efinancialcareers.com - From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity,...
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Schroders Lifts Interest In Taptica International To Over 15% (ALLISS)   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Morningstar - LONDON (Alliance News) - Taptica International Ltd on Thursday said Schroders PLC upped its holding in the mobile advertising technology company following a transaction on Wednesday. Investment manager Schroders increased its...
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The Brexit unknown: views from Schroders experts   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: City A.M. - British politics has faced a turbulent week: two Brexit votes, a Spring Statement and a downgrade to economic growth. Market prices have swung on each twist as investors attempt to digest a constantly shifting set of possible...
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