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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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1946 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 27, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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Campaigners in Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region oppose $21m conservation project   
May 27, 2020
Source: Mongabay - 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 excludes indigenous groups.
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Fallbrook Spinout Viryd Technologies Raises $2.2 Million for Wind Turbine Technologies   
May 27, 2020
Source: Xconomy - In addition to Klehm, Viryd’s board includes Gary Jacobs, a San Diego angel investor, philanthropist, and son of Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs, and Gary Weiss, whose Weiss Group provides ...
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Schroders revises infra equity strategy   
May 27, 2020
Source: infrastructureinvestor - The French manager has split its debut infra equity vehicle into two funds – a dedicated fund requested by a European insurer, and its first commingled fund targeting €500m.
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Suzano S.A. (NYSE:SUZ) Shares Bought by Envestnet Asset Management Inc.   
May 27, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Suzano S.A. (NYSE:SUZ) by 8.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Age-Specific Incidence of Allergic and Nonallergic Asthma   
May 27, 2020
Source: Medscape - The incidence of allergic asthma is highest in early childhood and steadily decreases during adulthood, while the incidence of non-allergic asthma is low until it peaks in late adulthood. After 40 ...
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In Railing Against Oil Companies, Climate Activists Are Now Fighting Their Own Allies   
May 27, 2020
Source: Forbes - It will be more effective for climate advocates to buy the votes of Congress, not money managers or corporations.
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Premier Asset Management LLC Has $8.72 Million Stock Position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)   
May 27, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Premier Asset Management LLC cut its position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3.7% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,
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Wealthiest hospital systems get billions in stimulus funds   
May 27, 2020
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - A multibillion-dollar institution in the Seattle area invests in hedge funds, runs a pair of venture capital funds and works with elite private equity firms like the Carlyle Group.
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2010 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 27, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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HSBC and IFC emerging market green bond fund raises $474mln   
May 27, 2020
Source: Zawya - LONDON- HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced on Wednesday the closing of a green bond fund, raising $474 million for investments aimed at mitigating risks from climate change in...
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Amundi says not interested in Anima takeover, rejects media report   
May 27, 2020
Source: Reuters - MILAN, April 27 (Reuters) - French asset manager Amundi is not interested in taking over smaller Italian rival Anima Holding, a spokeswoman said. Local newspaper La Verita without citing sources ...
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Bank of New York Mellon Corp Has $27.03 Million Position in Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA)   
May 27, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) by 47.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange...
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I’m Buying Baby Brother Blackstone   
May 26, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - The Blackstone Group (BX) is a world leader in alternative assets with nearly $571 billion of assets under management. A few months back I explained that “unlike a REIT, Blackstone has higher ...
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Nature boost for Berlin as Amazon funds city climate protection   
May 26, 2020
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Germany's capital Berlin will serve as a testing ground for a European project backed by online retailer Amazon.com to work out how best to revive and expand city green spaces, which can help protect residents from rising heat...
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Virus Outbreak: Cairo looks to keep clean air brought by lockdown   
May 26, 2020
Source: The Taipei Times - It is a Thursday evening in downtown Cairo, usually a crowded and noisy time as the weekend gets underway, but today the streets are quiet, and the air is noticeably clean. “It has been a long time since I breathed such...
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VWDRY Vestas Wind Systems A/S ADR Unsponsored Repstg 1 Ord Shs   
May 26, 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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NH-Amundi names new CMO   
May 26, 2020
Source: The Korea Herald - Amundi Asset Management on Monday named Kim Seung-ho as its new chief marketing officer. Kim was formerly headed the fund management unit at NongHyup Bank. He will serve a one-year term. He will replace Moon Young-sik,
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1939 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 26, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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MSCI announces open access to ESG metrics   
May 26, 2020
Source: wealthprofessional.ca - New search tools offer transparency on ratings for 36,000 mutual funds and ETFs, as well as equity and blended indexes
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MSCI makes public ESG metrics for indexes and funds to drive greater ESG transparency   
May 26, 2020
Source: Hubbis - MSCI has announced that it has made public the MSCI ESG Fund Ratings provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC for 36,000 multi-asset class mutual funds and ETFs, and MSCI Limited has made public ESG metrics for all of its indexes...
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Yields are getting hard to come by, says Schroders’ chief investment officer   
May 26, 2020
Source: The Star - Unlike previous crises where you could always get some yield from government bonds, or even cash, this is not the case this time around, says Schroders chief investment officer and global head of multi asset investment Johanna...
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Hard choices for social enterprises   
May 26, 2020
Source: chinadialogue.net - Socially responsible investment houses have been bought by larger companies, like Switzerland’s Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), which runs the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, becoming part of Robeco. And in the...
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Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) Shares Sold by ETRADE Capital Management LLC   
May 26, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - ETRADE Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) by 7.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Credit Suisse AG Announces the Exercise of its Right to Call its Credit Suisse X-Links® Multi-Asset High Income ETNs   
May 25, 2020
Source: Troy Record - NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Suisse AG ("Credit Suisse") announced today that it has exercised its right to call its Credit Suisse X-Links ® Multi-Asset High Income ETNs ("MLTI ...
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1984 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 25, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Grows Holdings in Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV)   
May 25, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV) by 12.2% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC.
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HSBC, IFC Fund raises USD474 million for Climate Action in Emerging Markets   
May 25, 2020
Source: Hubbis - HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have announced the third closing of the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund (REGIO), which has raised USD474 million in new...
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Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) Shares Bought by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.   
May 25, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) by 199.4% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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BlackRock: Why the coronavirus recession won’t really be a recession   
May 25, 2020
Source: FE Trustnet - The BlackRock Investment Institute expects the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic to be much less severe than 2008’s financial crisis. The unique nature of the coronavirus lockdown ...
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As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low   
May 25, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Expanded public transit, cleaner fuels and more shared bicycles could help preserve coronavirus-era gains, officials say
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1947 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 25, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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Vietnamese conservationist honored as biodiversity ‘Hotspot Hero’   
May 25, 2020
Source: Vietnamnet - The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announced that Le Thi Trang and nine other conservationists from around the world have been named ‘Hotspot Heroes’ for their efforts to protect the world’s...
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BlackRock Investment Institute Is 'Underweight' Japan Stocks   
May 25, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Ben Powell, chief APAC investment strategist, at BlackRock Investment Institute, shares his views on the region's markets and global policies. He speaks with Haslinda Amin and Tom Mackenzie on ": Asia.
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Is ESG immune from Covid-19'   
May 25, 2020
Source: The Asset - The ESG agenda is more importantly globally than it has ever been, as something that strengthens the resilience of our societies and companies. While policymaker initiatives may be understandably diverted in the short term,
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Land and resource investment consultations in the time of COVID-19: The hazards of pressing on   
May 24, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Companies are seeking to press ahead with investments on community lands or even take advantage of the pandemic to avoid the usual authorization requirements
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Abraaj Capital partners with Al Borg Laboratory to expand healthcare services in Egypt and across MENASA region   
May 24, 2020
Source: Al Bawaba News - Abraaj Capital, one of the leading investment firms specialising in private equity investment in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region, announced today that it has acquired ...
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The Blackstone Group Inc. (BX)   
May 24, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- A new conservative think-tank in Washington is launching its first campaign Wednesday with what could be a long-shot goal -- persuading pro-business Republicans that they should cast a more skeptical eye on Wall...
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SRV Yhtiöt Oyj: SRV Group Plc: Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act   
May 24, 2020
Source: Arvopaperi - SRV GROUP PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20 MAY 2020 AT 11.15 EET SRV Group Plc has received an announcement from Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company on 20 May 2020, in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter...
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2017 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 24, 2020
Source: Wine-Searcher - Kosher.The 2016 vintage may be labelled as the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, ensure your merchant has the wine you are looking for. Haut-Médoc is the large southern section of the greater Médoc district of Bordeaux...
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Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group   
May 24, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research report issued on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. They currently have a $17.
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Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC Has $2.86 Million Position in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)   
May 24, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC lessened its stake in shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 12.7% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange...
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Thomson Reuters Reports First-Quarter 2020 Results and Updates Full-Year Outlook   
May 24, 2020
Source: Stockhouse - Refer to page 19 for footnotes. Thomson Reuters defines adjusted EBITDA for its business segments as earnings or losses from continuing operations before tax expense or benefit, net interest expense, other finance costs or...
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Thomson Reuters to Present at the 2020 Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference   
May 24, 2020
Source: Stockhouse - TORONTO, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ -- Mike Eastwood, chief financial officer of Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI), will present at the 2020 Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT. The...
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SMPTE Publishes a New Archiving Standard   
May 24, 2020
Source: redsharknews.com - The project was led by S. Merrill Weiss, president of the Merrill Weiss Group. Principal contributors included Brian Campanotti of Front Porch Digital, Karl Paulsen of Diversified Systems, James Snyder of the Library of Congress,...
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Mutual Fund Giants Unfazed by Druckenmiller’s Stock Warning   
May 24, 2020
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - Wall Street heavyweights including Stan Druckenmiller and David Tepper may be sounding the alarm about stocks, but some of the world’s biggest investors are sticking with or boosting their holdings.
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Impact investing: Put your money where your values are   
May 24, 2020
Source: CNBC - According to Sonia Kowal, president of registered investment advisor and asset manager Zevin Asset Management, "impact investing adds a layer of intentionality and a proactive approach to the ...
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Ousted Hollywood exec is charged with looting $1.7M from coronavirus small business loan program   
May 24, 2020
Source: Daily Mail - William Sadleir, 66, was arrested on Friday in Los Angeles after federal prosecutors said he diverted much of the $1.7 million he received on May 1 from the PPP for personal expenses.
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State Street Global Advisors Announces Changes to SPDR ETF Lineup   
May 24, 2020
Source: wallstreet online - State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business ... And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the ...
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HSBC, IFC raise extra $320m for EM real economy green bond fund   
May 23, 2020
Source: IPE - HSBC Global Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have raised $324m ($291m) from European occupational pension funds and insurance companies for a bond fund aimed at supporting climate risk-mitigation...
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