Asset MGR-Edge News and Information Dashboard

Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about SWFs, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved Asset MGRs in general as well as the activities of specific Asset MGRs and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).

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IndexIQ Advisors LLC Makes New $44,000 Investment in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)   
February 21, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co purchased a new position in Union Pacific during the 3rd quarter worth $15,388,000. PointState Capital LP...
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Augustine Asset Management Inc. Purchases 1,394 Shares of Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)   
February 21, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Augustine Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Intel Co. (NASDAQ ... to a “market perform” rating and set a $70.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, January 27th. Credit Suisse...
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AMUNDI ACBA ASSET MANAGEMENT: six years in Armenia   
February 21, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: arka.am - YEREVAN, February 20. /ARKA/. Many people all over the world and especially across Europe choose the French company Amundi to effectively manage and increase their financial resources. Amundi, one of the most successful companies...
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Fiera Capital Corp Buys New Holdings in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR)   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Zevin Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Kroger by 2.1% during the 4th quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 134,734 shares of the...
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Suzano considering green-linked bank debt - CFO   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - Brazilian pulp and paper exporter Suzano Papel e Celulose SA has started discussions with its relationship banks over potential green or sustainability-linked loans, a move that comes as the company looks to reduce its carbon...
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Polyus Finance Plc: Polyus' MSCI ESG rating upgraded to A   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: YAHOO! - "This latest rating upgrade places Polyus among the three major Russian companies with the highest MSCI ESG rating, and among the highest scorers in the metals and mining industry globally. It is testament to our ongoing focus on...
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Royal Bank of Canada Increases Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) Price Target to $75.00   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Several other analysts have also issued reports on the stock. CIBC reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Brookfield Asset Management in a research report on Friday, February 14th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their...
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Fourth revolution’ driving Thomson Reuters’ upcoming tech centre, VP says   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: IT Business - Thomson Reuters earned a lot of buzz two months ago after announcing that it would create 1,500 jobs as part of a new technology centre in Toronto. But while that initiative is still taking shape, it’s actually part of...
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GAM Holding AG announces full-year 2019 results and strategy   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: GlobeNewswire - outperformed their benchmark over 5 years, and 74% over 3 years (up from 63% and 66% in 2018) Investment management AuM of CHF 48.4 billion 1, down from CHF 56.1 billion 2 by end-2018 Record AuM in Private Labelling of CHF 84.
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How FTAs can improve Vietnam’s MSCI rating   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Vietnam Investment Reviev - While that may be true, it is apparent that the MSCI is more concerned with long-term sustainability, which is why openness to foreign ownership is the MSCI’s top criteria for assessing upgrades. Potential effects of FTAs...
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Laying the foundation for resilient drylands: the Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Impact Program   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: FAO - 29-30 January 2020. FAO hosted the first Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Agency Partner Meeting to discuss the design of the Global Platform for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Impact...
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Jensen Partners Expands Global Footprint with Addition of Peter Mayer as Head of Europe   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: PR Newswire - /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Partners has expanded its global footprint to meet the growing demand for specialized recruitment services. Peter Mayer, formerly
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $4.74 Million Stock Position in KLA Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC)   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of KLA Corporation (NASDAQ ... Get KLA alerts: A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on KLAC shares. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on ...
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State Street Global Advisors Limited (IE) - SSgA SPDR S&P 400 US Mid Cap ETF (Acc) (SSDRF) Latest Real Time Trades   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Nasdaq - Select time range to see more trades: Last 100 Trades
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Gov't allocates $144m for Negril environment project   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: The Jamaica Observer - The project, which commenced in December 2016 with funding from the Global Environment Facility and is managed by the National Environment and Planning Agency, is seeking to manage the use of land and pollution in the Negril...
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Alistair Barr   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: Financial Advisor - A Google engineer presented a pay and diversity proposal on behalf of Zevin Asset Management.
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Should you invest in InvITs'   
February 20, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Forbes India - Infrastructure Investment Trusts or InvITs are an example of such innovative avenues that have been gaining momentum amongst a marquee of investors such as CPPIB, GIC, Brookfield, Blackstone, KKR, OMERs, Schroders, ACP, and IFC....
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Al Gore’s Firm Sold Deere, Analog Devices, and Microsoft stock. Here’s What It Is Buying.   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Barron's - The sustainable-investing firm also more than tripled its stake in cloud-communications ... Since its inception, the fund, which had $1.89 billion in net assets as of Jan. 31, is trouncing its benchmark, the MSCI World index....
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DealBook: A Presidential Pardon for the ‘Junk Bond King’   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: New York Times - A reprieve for the “junk bond king”: Mr. Milken was among the “who’s who of white-collar criminals” pardoned by President Trump yesterday. In a statement, the White House called him “one of...
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Three Steps to a Socially Conscious Portfolio   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: New York Times - So you want your investment holdings to reflect your values and you’re confused by all the so-called E.S.G. funds. Here’s how to start. When the Justice Department announced this week that it was charging several...
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Q1 2020 EPS Estimates for The Carlyle Group LP Reduced by Analyst (NASDAQ:CG)   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) – Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their Q1 2020 EPS estimates for shares of The Carlyle Group in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, February 6th. Jefferies...
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Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Holdings Cut by NorthCoast Asset Management LLC   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - NorthCoast Asset Management LLC decreased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE ... TheStreet lowered shares of Wells Fargo & Co from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday,...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Invests $9.51 Million in GALAPAGOS NV/S (NASDAQ:GLPG)   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of GALAPAGOS NV/S (NASDAQ ... Get GALAPAGOS NV/S alerts: A number of research firms have recently weighed in on GLPG. Credit Suisse Group lowered GALAPAGOS NV/S from...
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Comparing Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt (NYSE:MSD) & Apollo Investment (NYSE:AINV)   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - This table compares Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt and Apollo Investment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Former Credit Suisse Trader to Create Asset Manager in Brazil   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - William Leite, a former Credit Suisse Group AG trader who later became head of the equities desk at Garde Asset Management, has left the Brazilian company to create an asset manager, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Utilities And XLU: This Hated Sector Continues To Soar - A Great Exit Opportunity Now Exists   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Seeking Alpha - The Coronavirus Outbreak has caused the market to shift back toward an environment of growth slowing and falling inflation expectations ... XLU Top 10 Holdings: Source: State Street Global Advisors The ETF also is fairly...
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Analysts Conflicted on These Financial Names: Prudential Financial (PRU), Two Harbors (TWO) and Apollo Investment Corp (AINV)   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: Smarter Analyst - The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Apollo Investment Corp with a $17.00 average price target, which is a -0.4% downside from current levels. In a report issued on February 3, J.P....
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SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (OTCMKTS:SHNWF) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (OTCMKTS:SHNWF) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated...
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Behind the Stumps   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Green Century Capital Management & Green Century Funds
Source: Warrnambool Standard - From no team to premiership contender. Just one year ago, Port Fairy couldn't field an under 17 outfit. Now, they're on the cusp of colts premiership success. A Max Green century fired the Pirates to a favourable semi-final...
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Climate disruption threatens health and future of all children, commission warns   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The "sustainability" part of the index ranks ... editing by Laurie Goering. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers humanitarian news ...
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The NMC Healthcare disaster and failures of financial due diligence   
February 19, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: AMEinfo.com - NMC Healthcare has now plunged to 775 pence and chump change, a victim of the same shocking lack of basic governance, norms and ethics that destroyed the criminal private equity firm Abraaj Capital, the UAE listed contractor...
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StanChart commits $75 bln toward sustainable development goals   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - Standard Chartered on Tuesday said it will provide $75 billion in financing by 2024 towards sustainable development and clean energy projects, as it expands on its aspirations to support the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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BigBasket Raises $300 Mn In Funding From Alibaba, Existing Investors   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: inc42.com - Alibaba Contributed A Massive $145 Mn (INR 927 Cr) To This Round Of Funding Bengaluru-based hyperlocal grocery delivery company BigBasket has raised a massive $300 Mn Series E funding in a round ...
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FEATURE-How cat videos could cause a 'climate change nightmare'   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - A stone’s throw from a power station on the barren outskirts of Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital, a grey warehouse surrounded by metal containers hums to the sound of money. Inside, hundreds of computer servers work...
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Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) Earns Buy Rating from CIBC   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Citigroup cut Brookfield Asset Management from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Monday, November 18th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on Brookfield Asset Management from $60.00 to ...
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How to spot greenwashing   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: InvestmentNews - Until the asset management industry can agree on some standard definitions and practices regarding sustainable investing ... while weighting recent portfolios more heavily. • MSCI.com/ESG-ratings: MSCI is expanding its...
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Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) Price Target Raised to $77.00   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - A number of other research firms have also issued reports on BAM. Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on Brookfield Asset Management from $60.00 to $68.00 and gave the company an average rating in a research report...
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BRIEF-Gerresheimer Says Schroders Holds 3.17% Of Voting Rights And Instruments In Company   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Reuters - Feb 4 (Reuters) - GERRESHEIMER AG: * SAYS BRITISH ASSET MANAGER SCHRODERS PLC HOLDS 3.17% OF TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS AND INSTRUMENTS IN COMPANY AS OF JAN 27, 2020 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:; (Gdansk Newsroom)...
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WAVE Corporation: Maximizing Asset Value through DAM   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : SAM Group
Source: CIOReview - Digital asset management is regaining attention in organizations. “This is because it's getting easier for employees to capture multimedia objects for work purposes, and the channels for employing them are...
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Fallbrook Technologies Spinoff Viryd Raises Another $5M for Wind Power Innovation   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Weiss Group
Source: Xconomy - whose Weiss Group provides consulting and executive search services. Viryd is announcing today it has raised another $5 million from its existing investors and China’s Ningbo Shentong Auto ...
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Abraaj Group Art Prize collection finally finds new home at Art Jameel   
February 18, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: The National Blogs - All these commissioned works were then acquired by Abraaj, as well as a number of the works from earlier editions of the prize. A work by Hala Elkoussy when the Egyptian-born artist won the Abraaj Capital Art Prize, as it was...
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Delta to invest $1 bln to curb global air travel's climate impact   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Nasdaq - Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next decade in initiatives that would limit the impact of global air travel on the environment, the first airline to make a commitment of that scale.
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Sustainability disclosures by European companies generally poor: study   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - LONDON (Reuters) - European corporate disclosures on climate change and other sustainability issues are generally poor ... Additional reporting by Marine Strauss and Matthew Green; Editing by Mark Potter Our Standards:The Thomson...
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Head to Head Analysis: Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) and Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt (NASDAQ:MSD)   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: modernreaders.com - Apollo Investment presently has a consensus price target of $17.25, suggesting a potential upside of 0.52%. Given Apollo Investment’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Apollo Investment is more favorable than...
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Ping An Good Doctor Issues 2019 Sustainable Development Report Platform Visits Hit 1.11 Billion During Epidemic   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Business Insider - Prior to that, Ping An Good Doctor was awarded its first ESG rating by MSCI (Environmental, Social and Governance), a world-renowned company ... taking practical actions to show its support towards high quality and sustainable...
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DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (NYSE:DLR) Stock Rating Upgraded by TheStreet   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: modernreaders.com - Insiders own 0.49% of the company’s stock. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DLR. Zevin Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH by 9.9%...
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FY2020 EPS Estimates for DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH Cut by Analyst (NYSE:DLR)   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
Source: modernreaders.com - Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of DLR. Zevin Asset Management LLC increased its position in DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH by 9.9% in the 3rd quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns...
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UK Funds Must Demonstrate Value   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : HSBC Global Asset Management
Source: Morningstar - HSBC Global Asset Management and Invesco have both announced intentions to transfer investors from higher cost legacy share classes. Investors will instead be moved into so-called clean share ...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Grows Stock Holdings in Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE:ED)   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Consolidated Edison ... $88.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 22nd. Finally, Credit Suisse...
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Neon streetwear goes sustainable for Tommy Hilfiger's London show   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Nasdaq - Neon leisure wear with high-topped trainers and glowing yellow laces opened American designer Tommy Hilfiger's latest show on Sunday, a collaboration with Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and singer H.
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