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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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BACKSTORY: Schroders SA’s country head Kondi Nkosi   
May 29, 2020
Source: businesslive.co.za - We question Kondi Nkosi, country head of Schroders SA, on his top tip for doing a deal, biggest regret and an investment he wishes he’d made earlier
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Murray brothers to return to court in June as part of British battle   
May 29, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Andy Murray will return to action on June 23 as part of a six-day tournament organised by brother Jamie. Jamie Murray, the seven-time Grand Slam doubles and mixed doubles champion, has helped put on a behind-closed-doors...
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Amundi Physical Gold ETC   
May 29, 2020
Source: FE Trustnet - AMUNDI PHYSICAL GOLD ETC offers investors exposure to the movements of gold spot prices less the costs. The ETC provides investors with a liquid, flexible and cost efficient way to invest on ...
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Andy Murray will return to action on June 23 in behind-closed-doors 'Battle of the Brits' tournament   
May 29, 2020
Source: Daily Mail - Jamie Murray, the seven-time Grand Slam doubles and mixed doubles champion, has helped put on a behind-closed-doors tournament called 'Schroders Battle of the Brits'.
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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub   
May 29, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other research...
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C WorldWide Globale Aktier   
May 29, 2020
Source: Citywire - He later moved to Carnegie Asset Management and then Nordea International Management, before returning to Carnegie in 2004. Knudsen is now a portfolio manager and managing director at the company ...
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MaiCapital Launches Bitcoin-Based Quant Fund   
May 29, 2020
Source: Finance Magnates - MaiCapital Limited today announced this week the launch of its second crypto-themed quantitative hedge fund, Bitcoin+ Investment Fund1.
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The Future of ETFs, and Why Sustainable-Investing Indexes Will Be a Trillion-Dollar Business   
May 29, 2020
Source: Barron's - ETFs have been the unlikely champion of the coronavirus market—they’ve allowed investors to better understand bond pricing, and enabled the Federal Reserve’s corporate and high-yield bond-buying. The future of...
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Andy Murray, Jamie Murray back on court in June in British battle   
May 29, 2020
Source: Sky Sports - Andy Murray will return to action on June 23 as part of a six-day tournament organised by brother Jamie. Jamie Murray, the seven-time Grand Slam doubles and mixed doubles champion, has helped put on a behind-closed-doors...
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Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Has $311,000 Stock Position in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)   
May 29, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson ... rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $9.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, March 27th. Credit...
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Monpura island in Bangladesh lights up with solar mini-grids   
May 29, 2020
Source: UNDP - A joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) at the Ministry of Power,
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Majan for Development Environment and Sustainability LLC   
May 29, 2020
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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Murray to return to action in June   
May 29, 2020
Source: Khaleej Times - Andy Murray will return from his latest injury problem on June 23 in a tournament organised by his brother Jamie to raise money for a UK National Health Service charity. Jamie Murray has helped create the behind-closed-doors...
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World urged to rebuild greener, more equal economies after coronavirus   
May 29, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Plans to rebuild shattered economies after the new coronavirus pandemic offer a chance to create greener, fairer societies amid growing anger worldwide at rising inequality, the civil society group CIVICUS said on Thursday.
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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) Shares Acquired by PNC Financial Services Group Inc.   
May 29, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) by 47.3% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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IPO Launch: ZoomInfo Technologies Seeks $757 Million IPO   
May 29, 2020
Source: TheStreet.com - ZI is growing quickly, generating positive free cash flow and is well positioned with a strong service offering to businesses seeking structured sales & marketing data.
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Invesco Sells Philadelphia High-Rise in $30M Deal   
May 28, 2020
Source: Multi-Housing News - A joint venture between The Carlyle Group and Alterra Property Group has acquired The Commonwealth, a 98-unit, 15-story multifamily building in Philadelphia, from Invesco Real Estate, for $29.7 ...
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Access international funds to save our vital forests   
May 28, 2020
Source: The Star - SAHABAT Alam Malaysia (SAM) calls on the federal government to urgently expedite efforts to secure international funds to help states protect and conserve their forests. Forests are vital in mitigating climate change effects and...
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Vestas Wind Systems A/S   
May 28, 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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Billionaire Ackman Exits Berkshire Hathaway, Blackstone To Fund Opportunities   
May 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said that his Pershing Square Capital Management Ltd. has exited investments in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, the Blackstone Group Inc. (BX) and Park Hotels & Resorts...
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Why Post-Coronavirus Will Basically Force Everyone Into Equities   
May 28, 2020
Source: Forbes - Equities are where it’s at. Post-coronavirus is going to look a lot like peak coronavirus for investors. The Fed is your friend. Interest rates are zero. Investors are being compelled to put money to work in stocks.
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Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) Shares Bought by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.   
May 28, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) by 24.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Finance industry behind tobacco free   
May 28, 2020
Source: top1000funds.com - The World Health Organisation's director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge the missing piece in the fight against tobacco. Credit Agricole and Amundi Asset Management have become the...
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Bill Ackman dumps investments in Berkshire Hathaway, Blackstone   
May 28, 2020
Source: The Australian Financial Review - The billionaire investor said volatility might create better opportunities to deploy capital on higher-returning investments than Warren Buffett's company.
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Credit Agricole to exit financing of tobacco companies within 3 years   
May 28, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - France's Credit Agricole said on Wednesday that the bank, along with its asset management and insurance arms Amundi and Credit Agricole Assurances, would exit any financing of tobacco companies within three years.
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Panasonic acquires stake in Scottsdale supply chain software firm   
May 28, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - A growing relationship with a global giant like Panasonic will open up even more doors to new business for the Arizona software firm. #phoenix
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UN volunteers to look after conservation park   
May 28, 2020
Source: Post-Courier - The Variarata National Park near Port Moresby now has 10 United Nations volunteer rangers to look after it. The UN Volunteers program is initiated by the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) with support from...
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First poverty, now pandemic threatens access to electricity   
May 28, 2020
Source: Reuters - One in 10 people lack electricity and the pandemic will likely make it harder still to meet a global goal of getting power to everyone by 2030, international organisations said on Thursday.
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CoreSite Realty Corporation Announces Sale of Common Stock by The Carlyle Group   
May 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Upon completion of the offering, investment funds affiliated with The Carlyle Group will continue to hold an aggregate of 8,605,390 partnership units in CoreSite’s operating partnership that ...
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China's Rich Skirting Hong Kong to Seek Asset Safety Elsewhere   
May 28, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - A planned law last year that would have allowed extradition to China from Hong Kong was shelved after months of increasingly violent protests, but it sent shivers through the city
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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Shares Acquired by Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC   
May 28, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 15.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 61,097 shares of the company’s stock...
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OPINION: Stopping land and policy grabs in the shadow of COVID-19   
May 28, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Elites and corporations appear to be using the pandemic as a cover to seize land and push through contested developments
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Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Sells 345 Shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG)   
May 28, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) by 5.0% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Russell Investments Group Ltd. Has $3.59 Million Stock Holdings in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)   
May 28, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) by 305.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Staying close to home this summer' Here's how to have a great staycation   
May 28, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Can a long, dull, stay-at-home summer be avoided this year' Yes, but you may need to be creative
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Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds   
May 28, 2020
Source: BirdLife International - This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.  The Migratory Soaring Birds Project (run by the Ministry of the Environment) signed a protocol of cooperation with the Egyptian Environmental...
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Schroders favours Aussie equities   
May 28, 2020
Source: Money Management - Schroders has been adding exposure to Australian equities after cutting its equity weighting prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Schroder Real Return managed by Simon Doyle, now h
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Umicore - Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.   
May 27, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Notification details: A) Voting rights B) Equivalent financial instruments BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited Securities Lent 833,872 0.34% physical BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited ...
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Swiss National Bank Has $11.33 Million Stock Position in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)   
May 27, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) by 21.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 598,758 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 104,500 shares during the period.
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Swiss National Bank Increases Holdings in Imperial Oil Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO)   
May 27, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Swiss National Bank raised its stake in shares of Imperial Oil Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO) (TSE:IMO) by 10.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Adams Outdoor Advertising inks debt financing from Carlyle   
May 27, 2020
Source: PE Hub - The Carlyle Group has provided debt financing to Adams Outdoor Advertising, which owns and operates advertising assets in 12 core markets in the U.S.
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Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Has $96,000 Position in Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)   
May 27, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) by 56.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Hedge Funds Pay Up in U.S. to Poach From Rivals Stung by Turmoil   
May 27, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - Izzy Englander sent his Millennium Management staff to work from home in early March. Since then, about 100 people have quietly joined the $42 billion hedge fund.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Sold by Sustainable Growth Advisers LP   
May 27, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Sustainable Growth Advisers LP cut its holdings in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Takes $459,000 Position in Cogent Communications Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CCOI)   
May 27, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Cogent Communications Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CCOI) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 5,
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Bank of New York Mellon Corp Purchases 451,002 Shares of Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX)   
May 27, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in shares of Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) by 67.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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FEATURE-As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low   
May 27, 2020
Source: Reuters - The project, backed by the U.N. Development Program, the Global Environment Facility and the Dutch government, so far gives students who commute to university classes access to a stand of a dozen ...
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Aviron Pictures Founder Accused of $25M Fraud   
May 27, 2020
Source: CFO - The SEC says William Sadleir defrauded a BlackRock fund by using money it had invested in Aviron for personal expenses including a Beverly Hills mansion.
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The return of the global wealth manager'   
May 27, 2020
Source: Euromoney - From acquiring Smith Barney and focusing largely on its domestic market of the US, the firm has stealthily been building out its wealth management globally. It announced in May the launch of Canada Wealth Management.
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BlackRock puts 'modest overweight' on credit   
May 27, 2020
Source: Reuters - BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) predicted on Tuesday that developed market government bond returns would be negative over the next five years and raised its outlook on credit to "modestly overweight" on extraordinary central...
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