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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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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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TCG BDC Yielding 10.8% Trading 17% Below Book And Why I Sold   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Seeking Alpha - TCG BDC (CGBD) is a business development company ("BDC") externally managed by Carlyle GMS Investment Management and part of the Carlyle Group, which is a global alternative asset manager with $222 billion of AUM across ~360...
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Seven reasons why London will thrive regardless of Brexit   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: City A.M. - I am an Investment Specialist at Schroders. In the three-and-a-half years since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) much has been written about how London’s status as a global leader in financial services could be...
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ESG’s unsustainable irony: A lack of transparency   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: InvestmentNews - The author argues that under the current directive, “Investors are unable to take sufficient account of sustainability-related risks and the opportunities of their investments.” Several firms, including Morningstar,...
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ANALYSIS-Unequal cities bear the brunt of deadly disease outbreaks   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wealth inequality in cities also affects their vulnerability and capacity in terms of preparedness and response, Nair told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. "This skew on account of socio ... research director at the World...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Sells 989,777 Shares of Qudian Inc – (NYSE:QD)   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lowered its stake in shares of Qudian Inc – (NYSE ... Needham & Company LLC reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Qudian in a report on Sunday, January 19th. Credit Suisse Group...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $53.19 Million Holdings in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE ... rating and raised their price objective for the company from $24.00 to $53.00 in a research note on Monday, December 9th. Credit Suisse Group ...
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BidaskClub Lowers Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) to Sell   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: modernreaders.com - BidaskClub lowered shares of Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed...
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Siemens LLC   
February 16, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Zawya - Aim of the Sustainability Bus tour is to encourage sustainable ... covering all major sectors and industries, from Refinitiv. Thomson Reuters research team update company information from primary sources (company annual reports, ...
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MSCI expects its ESG indexes to be bigger than traditional benchmarks   
February 16, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: CPI Financial - Remy Briand, the Head of MSCI’s ESG research, sees more money tracking such benchmarks than the market-value weighted ones over time. Assets under management following the company’s ESG gauges will likely double in...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Cuts Position in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)   
February 16, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lessened its holdings in CenterPoint Energy ... A number of research analysts recently weighed in on CNP shares. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of CenterPoint Energy from an...
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Australia’s Brambles, Ireland’s Accenture Are the Most Sustainable Companies Outside the U.S.   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Barron's - The most sustainable companies outside the U.S. outperformed a key benchmark for international ... EV), returned 23.6% for 2019, compared with the 22% return for the MSCI EAFE benchmark, which is much broader and contains 917...
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State Street Global Advisors Limited (IE) - SSgA SPDR Russell 2000 US Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc) (SSEUF) Real-Time Quotes   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Nasdaq - Investors may trade in the Pre-Market (4:00-9:30 a.m. ET) and the After Hours Market (4:00-8:00 p.m. ET). Participation from Market Makers and ECNs is strictly voluntary and as a result, these sessions may offer less liquidity...
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Acadian Timber Corp (ACAZF) CEO Erika Reilly on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: Seeking Alpha - As we discussed on our third quarter conference call, 2019 was a transformative year for Acadian with Brookfield selling its entire 45% interest in Acadian to make their forest holdings, and Acadian internalizing its asset...
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T-Rowe Price Introduces New Target Date Retirement Options: Portfolio Products   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Think Advisor - Bloomberg Barclays MSCI High Yield Sustainability Indices and Bloomberg Barclays MSCI High Yield ESG Weighted Indices. The Bloomberg Barclays MSCI High Yield SRI Indices were “designed to exclude issuers with substantial ...
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The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) General Counsel Sells $1,819,709.82 in Stock   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: modernreaders.com - The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) General Counsel Jeffrey W. Ferguson sold 55,026 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.07, for...
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The Carlyle Group completes Dept investment   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Insider - Global investment specialist The Carlyle Group has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Manchester-based digital agency Dept. The company provides end-to-end digital experiences for brands and businesses worldwide...
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Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: modernreaders.com - Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Apollo Investment...
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Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) to Announce $0.46 Earnings Per Share   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Apollo Investment Corporation
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Analysts expect that Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) will announce earnings of $0.46 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Apollo Investment’s earnings. The...
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Board of Directors   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: Rochester Institute of Technology - He also served as Board Member of UAE Insurance Authority, Abraaj Capital, Dubai Real-Estate Corporation ... He is currently a Member of the Higher Board of Directors of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and the...
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Food distributor Sysco joins sustainable bond boom   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: MarketWatch - The sustainable bonds priced to yield 2.44% ... BlackRock’s launch of a new iShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders LDEM, -0.04% ETF with an ESG focus earlier this month attracted a $600 million investment from Finland’s oldest...
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BlackRock, State Street to Expand ESG ETF Offerings   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Think Advisor - One sign of that growing demand: a recent $600 million investment from Ilmarinen, Finland’s largest pension insurance company, in iShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders ETF (LDEM), which is a sustainable emerging markets ETF....
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Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at ValuEngine   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Advisor Partners LLC raised its position in Credit Suisse Group by 57.0% in the 3rd quarter. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 19,697 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $241,000 after purchasing an...
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BidaskClub Downgrades The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) to Hold   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: modernreaders.com - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other...
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State Street Global Advisors Limited (IE) - SSgA SPDR Russell 2000 US Small Cap UCITS ETF (Acc) (SSEUF) After-Hours Quotes   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Nasdaq - Investors may trade in the Pre-Market (4:00-9:30 a.m. ET) and the After Hours Market (4:00-8:00 p.m. ET). Participation from Market Makers and ECNs is strictly voluntary and as a result, these sessions may offer less liquidity...
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Talenom Plc: Disclosure under chapter 9, section 10 of the securities market act   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: GlobeNewswire - Talenom Plc, Stock exchange release 14 February 2020 at 18:45 Talenom Plc: Disclosure under chapter 9, section 10 of the securities market act
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SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) Reaches New 1-Year High After Insider Buying Activity   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: modernreaders.com - SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock traded as high as GBX 3,456.50 ($45.47) and last...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $145.73 Million Position in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET)   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in Metlife Inc (NYSE ... a “buy” rating and issued a $57.00 target price on shares of Metlife in a research note on Sunday, February 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group...
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UBS has begun search for successor to CEO   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: InvestmentNews - International wealth management co-head Iqbal Khan, a star hire who joined UBS in October from crosstown rival Credit Suisse Group, may not be among the front-runners to take the ... elevating Suni Harford to take over asset ...
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HSBC Global ASSet Management - Vernet Rendement No20   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : HSBC Global Asset Management
Source: Bloomberg - When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures.
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Sells 302,655 Shares of Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA)   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lowered its stake in shares of Voya Financial Inc (NYSE ... TheStreet upgraded Voya Financial from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, November 29th....
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DIARY - Italy to March 31   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Reuters - Milan, womenswear fashion shows start; end on Feb. 24. Milan, Schroders holds roadshow. Campari Group holds board meeting on FY results, followed by conference call. FinecoBank holds ordinary and extraordinary shareholders’...
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Schroders global value team Co-head: ‘The big FAANG stocks have done extraordinarily well, but you’re paying the wrong price'   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: MSN - In 2019, the stock market surged 29%. This led to valuations expanding far above historical averages. Schroders Co-Head of the Global Value Team Nick Kirrage joins the On The Move panel to discuss why the tech sector is the area...
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Decreases Position in Danaher Co. (NYSE:DHR)   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lessened its position in Danaher Co. (NYSE ... price target on Danaher from $165.00 to $188.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 31st. Credit Suisse Group...
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UBS Has Begun Search for a Successor to CEO Sergio Ermotti   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: AdvisorHub - International wealth management co-head Iqbal Khan, a star hire who joined UBS in October from crosstown rival Credit Suisse Group AG, may not be among the front-runners to take ... elevating Suni Harford to take over asset ...
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Barclays under increasing pressure over fossil fuel loans   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: The Guardian - Amundi, which is an influential investor with more than €1.65tn (£1.4tn) in assets under management, is the latest shareholder to throw its weight behind a resolution calling on Barclays to ...
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Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA Trims Stock Position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: modernreaders.com - Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the 3rd quarter valued at $15,388,000. PointState Capital LP...
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Features : Companies Reap the Benefits of Good Behavior   
February 15, 2020 Associated Profiles : SAM Group
Source: Global Finance - Europe has a rich cultural heritage and helped to create the modern world, through industrialization and trade. But many are pessimistic about its future. Can the continent prosper in the 2020s'
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Skeoch to replace Schroders' Harrison as IA chair   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Citywire - Standard Life Aberdeen boss Keith Skeoch is to become the new chair of the Investment Association's board, replacing Schroders’ group CEO Peter Harrison. Currently deputy chair, Skeoch’s appointment is one of three...
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Fortis Inc (FTS) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Nasdaq - Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. My name is Lisa and I'll be your conference operator today. Welcome to the Fortis Q4 2019 Conference Call and Webcast. [Operator Instructions] There will be a question-and-answer...
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SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) Hits New 52-Week High After Insider Buying Activity   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Shares of SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock traded as high as GBX 3,456.50 ($45.47) and last traded at GBX 3,437 ($45.21),...
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Companies Should Prepare for a Recession While Also Investing for the Future, BCG Investor Survey Finds   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: PR Newswire - /PRNewswire/ -- After an impressive equity market rebound in 2019 (the MSCI World Index rose by 24%, for example), investors are cautious and have
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London Fashion Week urged to sashay away from polluting sequins   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Growing concern over the planet's environmental crisis and the abuse of workers who make cheap clothes are fuelling calls for a shift to a more sustainable way of life LONDON, Feb 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sequins add...
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TDFs, Passive Funds and Income Products Shape the DCIO Landscape   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: planadviser.com - The most important development in the defined contribution investment only (DCIO) marketplace to consider is the fact that the lion’s share of assets are being attracted into the target-date funds (TDFs) offered by...
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L.A. Ranked Top Real Estate Investment Market in World   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: GlobeSt.com - Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. Los Angeles has been ranked the top real estate investment market in the world. According to Schroders’ Global Cities Index, Los Angeles is the top...
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IFR Middle East 2007   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: International Financing Review - "We've seen a significant increase in M&A activity because the Middle East is a vibrant economy to invest in, with healthy economic growth and strong oil prices," says Abdullah Shahin, a vice-president at private equity firm...
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ESG Investing Is Gaining Support. Eaton Vance and Pimco Are Among the Strongest Backers.   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: Barron's - Environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, investing is marching forward. On Wednesday, BlackRock announced an expansion of its ESG offerings, along with a $600 million investment from Ilmarinen, Finland’s largest...
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Wells Fargo Agrees to Halt Forced Arbitration for Sex Harassment Claims   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Clean Yield Asset Management
Source: Insurance Journal - The San Francisco-based bank made the decision following a shareholder proposal from Clean Yield Asset Management which has since been withdrawn, asking for a public analysis of mandatory arbitration’s impact on sexual...
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Stockholm enters Global Cities top 30 for the first time   
February 14, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: City A.M. - Tom Walker is the Co-head of Global Real Estate Securities at Schroders. With a strong economy and commitment to reducing its environmental impact, Stockholm is the first Scandinavian city to make the top 30 of Schroders’...
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