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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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Asset Managers News
JPMorgan Rolls Out New Active ETFs : Portfolio Products   
May 23, 2020
Source: Think Advisor - Meanwhile, State Street is set to close and liquidate the SPDR S&P Technology Hardware and SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETFs.
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PhosAgro Welcomes the European Commission's Plans for More Sustainable Agriculture and a Smart Approach to Mineral Fertilizers   
May 23, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The European Commission has released the Farm to Fork strategy, which aims to support sustainable food systems and address the links between sustainable food production, human health and environmental protection.
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PEOPLE MOVES: HSBC PB, Mattioli Woods, Schroders PW   
May 23, 2020
Source: International Adviser - Bank names global head of products and investments, wealth firm hires acquisition development officer #adamcompany #artemis #druces
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Stock Holdings Reduced by Todd Asset Management LLC   
May 23, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Todd Asset Management LLC lowered its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) by 11.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Schroders Personal Wealth hires Morningstar analyst who covered Woodford and Barnett   
May 23, 2020
Source: portfolio-adviser.com - Peter Brunt will head up SPW's manager research after five years at Morningstar #morningstar #peterbrunt #schroderspersonalwealth
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SSSPF State Street Global Advisors Limited (IE) - SPDR S&P 500 UCITS ETF   
May 23, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest on the transformative forces shaping the global economy, delivered every Thursday.
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Schroders Personal Wealth hires fund research head   
May 23, 2020
Source: Citywire - The Schroders-Llloyds tie-up has strengthened its investment team with two hires from Morningstar and Quilter Cheviot.
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Amundi: First-quarter 2020 results   
May 23, 2020
Source: GlobeNewswire - AuM 1 of €1,527bn at 31 March 2020, up 3.5% year-on-year (decrease limited to -7.6% vs. end-2019 mainly due to a significant negative market effect at end March) Activity driven by Retail and ...
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Invitation Homes Inc (NYSE:INVH) Shares Sold by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.   
May 23, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. trimmed its holdings in Invitation Homes Inc (NYSE:INVH) by 0.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Schroders Personal Wealth recruits funds research boss   
May 23, 2020
Source: Citywire - The Schroders-Llloyds tie-up has strengthened its investment team with two hires from Morningstar and Quilter Cheviot.
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Silpo Parent Fozzy Group Obtains Loan Worth $60m From EBRD   
May 23, 2020
Source: esmmagazine.com - Ukraine’s Fozzy Group has received a $60 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The long-term loan will contribute to Fozzy
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INTERVIEW-Pacific islands urged to retune post-pandemic for new economic age   
May 22, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Pacific islands that rely on tourism should reset their economies and invest in sustainable industries and migrant workers to better weather the impact of disease and disaster, according to a senior United Nations official.
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Schroders builds climate change dashboard   
May 22, 2020
Source: Finextra - It is striking just how much has changed for clean technologies and climate policy between the financial crisis in 2008 and the one we face today.
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City planners turn to 3D replicas to help create healthier cities   
May 22, 2020
Source: businesslive.co.za - Covid-19 has already triggered the widespread use of robots, drones and artificial intelligence to track the virus and deliver services
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The Fed’s Chair and Vice Chair Got Rich at Carlyle Group, a Private Equity Fund With a String of Bankruptcies and Job Losses   
May 22, 2020
Source: CounterPunch - Private equity funds have been variously called “merchants of debt,” “vultures,” or “corporate raiders.” What a private equity fund typically does is to buy up companies by piling debt on the...
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Powering India's health centres with renewables can build rural resilience   
May 22, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of public services in India but off-grid renewable energy is a key way to improve healthcare
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AMAG Pharmaceuticals Completes Sale of its Rights to Intrarosa(R) to Millicent Pharma for up to $125 Million   
May 22, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) today announced it has completed the sale of its rights to Intrarosa (prasterone) to Millicent Pharma Limited, a global pharmaceutical co
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MSCI opens up ESG metrics for indexes and funds   
May 22, 2020
Source: Citywire - Index giant MSCI has publically revealed its ESG fund ratings for 36,000 multi-asset class mutual funds and ETFs as part of a wider push to increase transparency. The ESG ratings and metrics are made available through two new...
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State Street Global Advisors Announces Changes to SPDR® ETF Lineup   
May 22, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced plans to close and liquidate the SPDR S&P ® Technology Hardware ETF (XTH) and the SPDR S&P 500...
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AMAG Pharmaceuticals Completes Sale of its Rights to Intrarosa® to Millicent Pharma for up to $125 Million   
May 22, 2020
Source: Business Insider - Transaction allows AMAG to advance its strategic focus on Feraheme, Makena and its pipeline, consistent with previously announced plansMillicent
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Apollo Investment: Q4 Earnings Insights   
May 22, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - Shares of Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) rose 0.1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 25.53% over the
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Pacific islands urged to retune post-pandemic for new economic age   
May 22, 2020
Source: Reuters - Pacific islands that rely on tourism should reset their economies and invest in sustainable industries and migrant workers to better weather the impact of disease and disaster, according to a senior United Nations official.
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Apollo Investment Q4 Results Beat View - Quick Facts   
May 22, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - (RTTNews) - Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) reported that its fourth-quarter net investment income rose to $38.79 million from $32.55 million in the prior year. Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.
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As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead   
May 22, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - The question of priorities has long complicated how ESG investing is viewed across generations: detractors warn that the full potential of profits is
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Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript   
May 22, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call May 21, 2020 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Elizabeth Besen - IR Howard Widra - C
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'Digital twins' can help create healthier cities after coronavirus   
May 22, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The use of new technologies, such as virtual reality, by planners to help design more sustainable and healthier cities has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic, urban experts said on Friday. The respiratory disease,
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Schroders PW hires Morningstar's Brunt to head manager research   
May 22, 2020
Source: Investment Week - Schroders Personal Wealth has added two new hires to its investment team, with Morningstar's Peter Brunt joining as head of manager research.
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Apollo Investment de-risking helps FQ4 results beat consensus   
May 22, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - Due to actions it took to de-risk and diversify its portfolio,NASDAQ:AINV) entered the volatile period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic "with a well-diversified senior corporate
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U.S. RESEARCH ROUNDUP- Martin Marietta Materials, ONEOK, Superior Energy Services   
May 22, 2020
Source: Reuters - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several U.S.-listed companies, including Martin Marietta Materials, ONEOK and Superior Energy Services on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS * Apollo Investment Corp :...
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SRV Yhtiöt Oyj: SRV Group Plc's Board of Directors resolved on a rights issue and publishes the terms and conditions of the rights issue   
May 22, 2020
Source: Arvopaperi - SRV Group Plc ("SRV") announced on 6 February 2020 that it is planning a directed share issue and a rights issue to strengthen its balance sheet. On 15 May 2020 SRV announced the completion of the directed share issue and its...
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Asia Shares Temper Rally, Await China Policy Meeting   
May 21, 2020
Source: New York Times - Asian shares stepped back slightly and U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday as lingering caution about the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak offset some of this week's enthusiasm over re-opening of economies.
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Asia shares tread lightly, await China policy meeting   
May 21, 2020
Source: Reuters - Asian shares and Wall Street futures stepped back on Thursday as resurgent concerns about the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak offset some of this week's earlier enthusiasm about economies re-opening.
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Cities hastily add pandemics to long list of 21st-century threats   
May 21, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Officials are harnessing networks and tools devised for responding to better-known risks like climate change to tackle the COVID-19 crisis
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HSBC, IFC raise $320m extra for EM real economy green bond fund   
May 21, 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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Novo Nordisk A/S ADR   
May 21, 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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Premier Asset Management LLC Sells 149 Shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)   
May 21, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Premier Asset Management LLC lessened its holdings in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 3.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Credit Suisse appoints head of wealth management India   
May 21, 2020
Source: International Adviser - Private banking veteran Puneet Matta has joined Credit Suisse from Union Bancaire Privee (UBP). To the role of head of wealth management India, he brings 30 years’ industry experience across wealth management,
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Nokia Corp. ADR   
May 21, 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 GAM and IFC raise $474m for EM climate action   
May 21, 2020
Source: Citywire - HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, which sits within the World Bank Group, have completed the third close on an emerging markets-focused climate action fund after $474m of new financing. The HSBC Real Economy Green Investment...
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Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) Shares Acquired by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank   
May 21, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) by 28.3% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 23,450 shares of the biotechnology...
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MSCI/REALPAC property index dips to open 2020   
May 21, 2020
Source: Ottawa - The total return on investment of all assets measured by the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Annual Property Index slipped to 4.6 per cent in Q1 2020 from the 7.5 per cent annual rate for 2019. “As of near the end of March,
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Wetherby Asset Management Inc. Acquires 70 Shares of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS)   
May 21, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Wetherby Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) by 4.6% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,594 shares of the semiconductor...
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1919 Barons Edmond & Benjamin de Rothschild, Haut-Medoc, France   
May 21, 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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Blackstone makes a return trip to conduit market with $608M CMBS   
May 21, 2020
Source: American Banker - The private equity firm's REIT arm is seeking to price a second CRE loan portfolio for May, this time led by an industrial portfolio of warehouses and logistics centers. No hotel or shopping mall loans are included.
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Apollo Investment Q4 2020 Earnings Preview   
May 21, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - AINV) is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Thursday, May 21st, before market open.The consensus EPS Estimate is $0.45 (-4.3% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimat
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HSBC and IFC emerging market green bond fund raises $474 mln   
May 21, 2020
Source: Reuters - 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 emerging...
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ANALYSIS-Will pandemic push humans into a healthier relationship with nature'   
May 21, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - But key U.N. negotiations have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic which many environmentalists blame, at least partly, on a failure to protect nature that has facilitated the transition of viruses from animals to...
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Save the bees, support the beekeepers   
May 20, 2020
Source: My Republica on MSN.com - Bees and pollinators are the major ecosystem service providers in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) designed to achieve synergy between human well-being and the maintenance of environmental resources by 2030.
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Why a Top Stock Fund Likes Ferrari, Moody’s, and MSCI   
May 20, 2020
Source: Barron's - The $357 million YCG Enhanced fund looks for companies with enduring pricing power in growing industries. That has led the fund to companies such as Ferrari, MSCI, and Alphabet.
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How a 'slumping' economy still has a surging stock market - What's going on'   
May 20, 2020
Source: IOL News - While tens of millions of Americans were losing their jobs, the stock market in April produced its best monthly return in over 30 years. Schroders experts look at what’s behind this apparent disconnect.
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