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).

Asset MGR News
Amundi adds to SRI ETF range   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: Europe - Amundi, Europe's largest asset manager by AUM, €1.487trn of which €297bn is in responsible investment assets, has added the Amundi Index Euro Corporate SRI 0-3Y Ucits ETF to its SRI ranges. The fund invests in...
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Wärtsilä again included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe, ECPI Indices, MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index, S&P Europe 350 ESG index, STOXX Global ESG Leaders index, OMX GES Sustainability Nordic Index and ...
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Steve Schwarzman: How a $330M mistake made me a better investor   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: YAHOO! - Just two years into starting the Blackstone Group (BX), Stephen A. Schwarzman made a colossal misjudgment that could have ended his investing career. After emerging from it, he developed an ...
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NEW: CI First Asset MSCI World ESG Impact ETF   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Newswire - and those whose products and/or services are positively impacting one or more of the themes of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Negative screening is also applied to determine the Indexes' final constituents....
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Norway's KLP pension fund returns 3.1% in first quarter   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Kommunal Landspensjonskasse, Oslo, posted a 3.1% return on its investments for the quarter ended March 31. An update Tuesday by the Norwegian pension company's said its gain was 2.2 billion Norwegian kroner ($254 million) in the...
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Schroders PW plans price war with '50% off SJP' claim   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Citywire - Schroders Personal Wealth (SPW) has claimed it will offer fees 50% of rivals such as St James's Place (SJP). SPW estimates first-year client fees, including account set up costs and administrative ...
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Real Estate Rumors: MGM, Blackstone, Mindful Management   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: Law360 - TruAmerica Multifamily has sold four Southern California apartment complexes to The Blackstone Group LP for $312 million, The Real Deal reported on Monday. The deal is for Vicino Apartments, Harborview Apartments, Canyon Ridge...
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The Hamptons Love Green Energy. But That Wind Farm'   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: New York Times - “Some in our community, most in our community maybe, are understandably enamored with wind power,” John Finley, a Wainscott resident and the chief legal counsel for the Blackstone Group, the financial firm, said at a...
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Lloyds-Schroders wealth management venture to launch price war   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: The Financial Times - Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders’ joint wealth management business is to launch a price war against rivals such as St James’s Place, charging new clients less than half what they pay its largest rival. The...
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AIIB, Amundi announce US$500 million Asia climate bond portfolio   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: The Asset - The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi, Europe’s largest asset manager, have announced a US$500 million Asia Climate Bond Portfolio, which aims to accelerate climate action in the bank’s members...
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Barclays’ quant research chief joins Schroders   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Citywire - Schroders has bolstered its systematic investing efforts with the appointment of Antonia Lim to the role of head of quantamental investments, the asset manager has announced. Lim joins from Barclays UK, where she had served as...
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Do investors have to choose between green and greed'   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Money Observer - Arabesque found that 90% of studies showed a relationship between better sustainability practices and a lower cost of capital. That’s important as it often results in higher valuations. Meanwhile, a 2019 study from MSCI...
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HSBC GAM names new global CIO   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : HSBC Global Asset Management
Source: Citywire - HSBC Global Asset Management has promoted its chairperson, Joanna Munro, to serve as global chief investment officer. Munro will take over from Chris Cheetham, who is set to retire. She assume the role at the end of September and...
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Union rejects ams' offer to buy Osram   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Optics - which at €38.50 per share represents a 10 per cent premium on a rival offer from private equity pairing Bain Capital and The Carlyle Group. “By merging with ams, this business unit could benefit from the development of...
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ASE Technology Holding Named 2019 Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the Fourth Consecutive Year   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: YAHOO! - Company’s remarkable development in corporate sustainability earned recognition ... recognition on the FTSE4Good Emerging Index and Thomson Reuters Tech100 leader board, have once again ...
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Carlyle Group, Explorer Investments Acquire Portuguese Resort   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Real Estate - A joint venture of the Carlyle Group and Explorer Investments has acquired the Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort in Sintra, Portugal, from Deutsche Bank. The property includes a 194-key hotel, golf course, spa and wellness...
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AMUNDI ETF MSCI EUROPE EX UK DR: Net Asset Value(s)   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: London South East - Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Woodbine Legacy Investments Pays $152M for LA DoubleTree Hotel   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Real Estate - from The Carlyle Group. The $151.5 million price tag also included an adjacent 2.2-acre development parcel that’s entitled for 300,000 square feet of office space. Interbank provided the acquisition financing. Eastdil...
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YAHOO FINANCE PRESENTS: How billionaire Stephen Schwarzman built a private equity empire   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: YAHOO! - Billionaire Stephen A. Schwarzman shares how he built his private equity empire The Blackstone Group (BX) and became one of the most sought-after CEOs for advice from world leaders in his new ...
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Enel confirmed in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 16th year in a row   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: business-review.eu - “Sustainability is a key driver for creating long-term ... the OEKOM “Prime” rating, the ECPI indices, the Thomson Reuters/S-Network ESG Best Practices Indices, the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion...
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Blackstone Group signs definitive agreement for Coffee Day's tech park: Report   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: moneycontrol.com - The Blackstone Group has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Global Village Tech Park, which is owned by a subsidiary of Coffee Day Enterprises (CDEL), for about Rs 2,770 crore, reported The Economic Times. American...
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Schroders launches six-strong thematic range   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Citywire - Schroders has launched a fund suite giving clients exposure to some of the biggest investment themes impacting society. The Global Transformation Range aims to exploit what the fund firm deems to be the most 'powerful' and...
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Amundi launches multi-asset sustainable future fund   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: Citywire - Amundi has unveiled a new multi-asset strategy that has a focus on sustainable returns by only investing in issuers that are truly committed to building a better future, Citywire Selector has found. The new Amundi Funds...
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Amundi teams up with Asia giant for climate bond EM fund   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: Citywire - Amundi has teamed up with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to launch a $500 million Asia climate bond portfolio. The new strategy will aim to accelerate climate action in the bank’s members and address the...
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Priveq Investment divests Visual Art to Ocean Outdoor   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP)
Source: mynewsdesk.com - Behind Priveq Investment is essentially a number of long-term, institutional pension funds in the Nordics and Europe, for example Skandia Liv, Fjärde AP-fonden, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) and Europeiska...
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Duke Energy makes list of North America's top sustainable companies for 14th straight year   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : SAM Group
Source: Business Insider - The index is compiled annually by S&P Dow Jones and Zurich-based RobecoSAM (Sustainable Asset Management). Since 2007, Duke Energy has published an annual Sustainability Report that summarizes its ...
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Schroders appoints Prideaux as global head of investment   
(Monday - September 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Investment Week - Prideaux, who joined Schroders from BlackRock in October 2017 initially as global head of product and solutions, takes over a role that had been vacant since Peter Harrison became group CEO at Schroders in 2016. He will be...
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China steel output curbs not sustainable to support prices -media   
(Monday - September 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - BEIJING, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The efforts of Chinese steel mills to boost prices by restricting output are not sustainable past the short-term ... Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
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World must transform food production or face unrest, scientists warn   
(Monday - September 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Global over-dependence on a relatively small number of staple foods leaves populations vulnerable to crop failures, with climate change adding to the strain ROME, Sept 16 (Thomson Reuters ...
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This investor has found a way to navigate and make money in volatile Latin American stocks   
(Sunday - September 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: CNBC - The 5-star rated fund has also outperformed its benchmark, the MSCI EM Latin America index ... we have a different view on the level of growth for those companies and the sustainability of growth for them as well. Due to that, we...
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SA investors’ expectations are unrealistically high   
(Sunday - September 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: IOL News - This is according to the latest Schroders Global Investor Study, which, after surveying more than 25 000 investors across 32 countries, found that South African expectations of future earnings are significantly higher than the...
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Ares Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Versus 14 BDC Peers - Part 2 (Post Q2 2019 Earnings)   
(Sunday - September 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: Seeking Alpha - ARCC, Apollo Investment Corp. (OTC:AINV), FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK), GAIN, Main Street Capital Corp. (MAIN), NEWTEK Business Services Corp. (NEWT), Oaktree (OAK) Strategic Income Corp. (OCSI ...
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NEST hires first private credit managers   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: Pensions&Investments - National Employment Savings Trust, London, hired Amundi and BlackRock to manage its default fund's first private credit allocation of £400 million ($486 million) to £500 million. Amundi and BlackRock were selected for...
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As ESG Investing Expands, the Theme’s Top Stocks Come Into Focus   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: 24/7 Wall St. on MSN.com - The Fidelity U.S. Sustainability Index Fund (FITLX) had about $178 million in assets, and of the 321 issues (326 holdings), the top 10 holdings had a 27.2% weighting. It is shown to normally invest at least 80% of assets in...
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Shaheen says she ‘will not be intimidated’ by TV, mail ads opposing ban on surprise medical billing   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Blackstone Group
Source: WMUR9 - According to the Times, TeamHealth was acquired by the Blackstone Group, a private equity firm, for $6.1 billion, in 2016. In a New Hampshire connection, in April of this year, former New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte was announced...
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OPINION: How to stop climate change robbing African farmers of a brighter future   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation ... made as part of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to eliminate hunger ...
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Style to die for' London fashion week faces climate change spotlight   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - bearing in mind the crisis that we face," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. LFW organisers countered the criticism, saying they offered a platform to promote sustainability, while others ...
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Investors: Why You Need to Buy Thomson Reuters (TSX:TRI) Right Now   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: YAHOO! - we’re working to build a faster growing business based on a sustainable, recurring revenue model that should drive consistent margin improvement and steady growth and free cash flow per share.” It appears that Thomson...
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Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. August 2019 Monthly Update   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Bloomberg - Investment Managers: Weatherbie Capital, LLC Small-Cap Growth Congress Asset Management Company, LLP Mid-Cap Growth Sustainable Growth Advisers ... Value 100.0% *Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry...
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Land restoration in Latin America shows big potential for climate change mitigation   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Phys.org - They mapped projects under five initiatives working towards the Bonn Challenge goals—the 20x20 Initiative, the Global Environment Facility, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the Forest ...
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Fearless Girl: Voting Your Voice for Gender Equity Makes a Difference   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: TriplePundit - State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the world’s third largest asset manager ... Senior Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship, says in a 2018 State Street article. “If a company is in the...
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Unilever reveals global tea suppliers in drive for slave-free sourcing   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - "We're determined to make our tea supply chain even more socially and environmentally sustainable ... groups have previously told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that abuses do not stop due ...
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World 'losing battle' on 2020 goal to cut deforestation   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli BARCELONA, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation ... by more palm oil companies earning certification for sustainable production. Other measures that would help on ...
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UPDATE 1-Neptune Energy to be ready for IPO by April 2020 -CFO   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: YAHOO! - Neptune, backed by the Carlyle Group and CVC Capital partners and headed by former Centrica boss Sam Laidlaw, in 2017 acquired oil and gas assets from French Engie for $3.9 billion, including in ...
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Amundi and AIIB launch Asia climate bond portfolio   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
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BlackRock and Amundi win Nest private credit mandates   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: The Financial Times - BlackRock and Amundi have beaten competition from more than 30 rival investment managers to win the first two private credit mandates awarded by Nest, the UK state-backed pension scheme. Nest plans to allocate about 5 per cent of...
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Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Reuters - Worryingly, a comparison of FTSE and MSCI ESG scores has hardly any correlation, said Mike Lubrano, managing director for corporate governance & sustainability at Cartica Management. Variations in the components and...
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Top 100 Funds 2019: Asia ex-Japan   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Investors Chronicle - and Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Sustainability(GB00B0TY6V50). Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Leaders is slightly behind MSCI AC Asia-Pacific ex Japan index over three years, albeit with a double-digit return of over 25 per...
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Kraft asked to speak up on alternative protein plans   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Green Century Capital Management & Green Century Funds
Source: Seeking Alpha - "It’s a fast-growing market and they’ve been really silent with investors on how they plan to tackle that," says Green Century Funds' Kyle Kempf. Today's annual meeting arrives with shares of ...
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Ciclad buys back FrogPubs from Amundi PEF   
(Friday - September 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: unquote.com - GP deploys capital from its Smile Invest Fund, which held a final close in 2017 on its €350m hard-cap
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