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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eGRC Market to Rise at an Impressive CAGR of 13.2%; Urgent Need for Analyzing Regulatory Policies to Boost Growth, says Fortune Business Insights   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Associated Press - IBM and Thomson Reuters Focus on Strategic Partnership for Developing a Combination of AI and ... Our reports contain a unique mix of tangible insights and qualitative analysis to help companies achieve sustainable growth. Our...
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Face time with Arif Naqvi   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: CNN - (CNN)-- Arif Naqvi is CEO of Abraaj Capital, a Dubai-based investment firm specializing in private equity investments in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia region. With over $2 billion ...
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AXA S.A. ADR (Sponsored) (AXAHY) Institutional Holdings   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
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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Buckingham Asset Management LLC Takes Position in Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE:CHK)   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: modernreaders.com - Buckingham Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE ... Johnson Rice lowered Chesapeake Energy from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on...
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Abraaj Capital supports growth strategy with key senior appointments   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: Al Bawaba News - Abraaj Capital, the premier investment firm specialising in private equity investment in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region, today announced the further strengthening of ...
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Brexit’s here — and the rally in British assets has fizzled out   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : HSBC Global Asset Management
Source: MarketWatch - A funny thing happened to the U.K. election rally — it’s fizzled out. The election of the Boris Johnson-led Conservative Party has put an end to three years of crippling deliberation over whether Britain would leave...
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Removing CO2 from the atmosphere and the Desarc-Maresanus project   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: EurekAlert! - One year after the launch of the "Desarc-Maresanus" research project run by Politecnico di Milano and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change with the support of Amundi and the collaboration of CO2APPS, the main results...
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NCR Corporation Welcomes Global Technology Leader and Business Advisor to its Board of Directors   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Business Wire - ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it has named Georgette Kiser to its Board of Directors. Ms. Kiser is an operating executive for The Carlyle Group, one of the largest private equity...
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The role of cities in a climate-resilient future   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: UNDP - The tide is turning While historically the bulk of international climate finance has not been dedicated to city-scale solutions, the tide is turning, as reflected in the launch of the Global Environment Facility’s...
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These sectors are seeing inflows despite Wall Street's coronavirus fears, says State Street   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: CNBC - head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, told CNBC's "ETF Edge" on Tuesday. "They're buying everything that was sort of impaired by [U.S.-China] trade tensions," said ...
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The Carlyle Group LP Expected to Post FY2020 Earnings of $2.04 Per Share (NASDAQ:CG)   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: modernreaders.com - The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) – Analysts at Piper Sandler cut their FY2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for The Carlyle Group in a research note issued on Thursday, February 6th. Piper Sandler analyst S. Mody now...
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Credit Suisse Asset Management adds ETFs in Switzerland, Italy and Germany   
February 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: poandpo.com - Credit Suisse Asset Management, a leading provider of index funds and indexed mandates in Europe, with CHF 132 billion of assets under management (as of December 31, 2019) in this investment business, is selectively adding ...
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Credit Suisse Asset Management caters to fintech demand with new ETFs   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: Finextra - Credit Suisse Asset Management is adding exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its range of investment fund products. The new ETFs supplement the existing Credit Suisse Index Funds. The introduction of ETFs by Credit Suisse meets the...
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When investors lose trust, they can put stocks in the 'penalty box'   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: CNBC - When investors lose faith in management teams after debacles or scandals, they may put stocks of these companies in the ""penalty box."" Boeing and Wells Fargo are recent examples.
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Green transport set to overtake cars in world's major cities by 2030   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: YAHOO! - From public transport to cycling, sustainable transport is on course to overtake driving in the world's biggest cities within a decade, according to a study released on Monday. Private car trips will drop by 10% on average by...
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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) to Strong Sell   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The environmentally conscientious company only purchases from suppliers who practice sustainable harvesting, which allows forests to heal and ... The specialty retailer reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson...
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HSBC Global Asset Management France - HSBC Clic Euro 85   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : HSBC Global Asset Management
Source: Bloomberg - HSBC Clic Euro 85 is an open-end fund registered in France. The objective of the Fund is to participate in the rise of euro zone stock market while limiting the devaluation of assets in case of an ...
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T. Rowe Price, Schroders and Allianz among new high-profile members of Plato Partnership   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: The TRADE - Allianz Global Investors, Schroders and T.Rowe Price, as well as Credit Suisse and Exane BNP Paribas, have joined as members of the partnership. The new members will all help the Plato mission of improving market structure and...
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Industry Voice: PROD-proofing your business   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Professional Adviser - At Schroders, we recognise this challenge. To help advisers with their PROD compliance journey, we teamed up with financial services consultancy the lang cat to produce a guide titled ‘How to prod proof your business'. The...
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TPG Specialty: SWAN Stock Yielding 8% Will Likely Beat Earnings Next Week   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Seeking Alpha - As mentioned last week in "The Big Boys Continue To Pile Into This Dividend Sector: Owl Rock Capital", many of the largest asset managers have been actively entering into the sector including BlackRock, Goldman Sachs Group,...
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Big Technology Stocks Dominate ESG Funds   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Morningstar, Inc. - And many of the tech companies that are among the most popular stocks in sustainable funds have earned high ratings across multiple elements that analysts consider in evaluating ESG practices. Index provider MSCI Inc. gave...
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Advisory Services Network LLC Buys 4,550 Shares of Brookfield Asset Management Inc (NYSE:BAM)   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. TD Securities lifted their price target on Brookfield Asset Management from $69.00 to $73.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on...
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Asset Management Corp IL ADV Makes New Investment in Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE:BXMT)   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Asset Management Corp IL ADV bought a new position in shares of Blackstone Mortgage ... Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Blackstone Mortgage Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report...
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Weiss Crypto Rewards BTC Breaking Past $10K By Upgrading It To A Rating   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Weiss Group
Source: Inside Bitcoins - Dr. Martin Weiss, the CEO of Weiss Group, gave a public statement in the previous year. This statement made it clear that he thought the crypto industry was in dire need of a rating system that is ...
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ESG Roundtable: Climate change becomes No. 1 topic as adoption rates diverge   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Five years ago, clients were looking at ESG factors through a risk-based lens, asking: “How can we mitigate risk by looking at these nontraditional factors'” We’re finding that the conversation today has moved...
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T. Rowe Price, Allianz, Schroders, Credit Suisse, and Exane BNP Paribas join Plato Partnership   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Schroders
Source: Finextra - Plato Partnership, the not-for-profit company bringing real innovation to today’s European equites marketplace, is excited to announce that T. Rowe Price, Allianz Global Investors, Schroders, Credit Suisse International and...
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Aigen Investment Management LP Takes Position in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC)   
February 10, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Western Digital by 8.5% during the first quarter. Amundi Pioneer...
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Santander fintech guru trades punk rock for asset management   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: The Financial Times - Mariano Belinky is an outsider in the staid world of fund management. The asset management chief of Santander, one of Spain’s most conservative institutions, is a former fintech guru with a passion for punk rockers the...
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Asset Dedication LLC Has $5.40 Million Position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 5,965,183 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $702,042,000 after buying an additional 153,852 shares in the last quarter. 72.11% of the stock is owned by...
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Route cuts intended to make South African Airways sustainable - rescue team   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - JOHANNESBURG, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Plans to cut some of South African Airways’ (SAA) domestic and international routes are aimed at making the airline sustainable and free from government funding ... (Reporting by Tanisha...
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Capital Advisors Inc. OK Takes $19.16 Million Position in Westrock Co (NYSE:WRK)   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in WRK. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Westrock by 40.9% in the 1st quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now...
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Lyxor World Water UCITS ETF Dist (GBP) | WATL   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : SAM Group
Source: Morningstar - The index is calculated by Dow Jones Indexes and compiled by SAM (Sustainable Asset Management), rebalanced every quarter with an index review every six months. More information on www.sgindex ...
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Bessemer Group Inc. Cuts Position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)   
February 09, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co purchased a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the 3rd quarter valued at...
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U.S. corporate giants condemn anti-LGBT laws as economic 'risk'   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - One of the most vocal pro-LGBT+ groups - and a signatory to Wednesday's letter - is the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), founded in 2018 ... (Reporting by Matthew Lavietes; Editing by Katy Migiro. Please credit the...
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DANA.AD on Abu Dhabi Securities Market   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Abraaj Capital
Source: Reuters - Mr. Jafar is Chairman of Gulftainer Ltd, Founding Shareholder of Abraaj Capital, and URUK Group. He is the founder of the UAE Chapters of the Young Presidents Organization and the World Presidents ...
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Novozymes A/S ADR (Sponsored) (NVZMY) Institutional Holdings   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Zevin Asset Management
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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South Africa's biodiversity tax incentive is taken to scale   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Bizcommunity.com on MSN.com - The project is run through the Wilderness Foundation Africa in collaboration with BirdLife South Africa. The project was funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF 5) Biodiversity and Land Use Project in partnership with the...
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8 Major Projects Set To Redefine NYC's Skyline This Year   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: Bisnow - The supertall topped out at 1,400 feet last year, and is so far 65% leased. Greenberg Traurig took 133K SF in 2018 and The Carlyle Group has signed up for a total 128K SF. Meanwhile, TD Bank has 200K SF and law firm McDermott...
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AMUNDI ETF MSCI EUROPE BANKS: Net Asset Value(s)   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Amundi
Source: London South East - UK Regulatory announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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SSGA Enhances SPDR Portfolio ETF Suite   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Source: Traders Magazine - State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), and creators of the world’s first ETFs, announced index changes to four of its low-cost SPDR® Portfolio ETFs™,...
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First Look: Crescent moves forward with 14-story Midtown apartment tower (Renderings)   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: The Business Journals - Developer Crescent Communities is moving forward with construction on a new 14-story apartment tower in Midtown. Known as Novel Midtown, it will include 339 units at 14th and Spring streets. The Carlyle Group and Santander Bank...
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Deutsche Bank to Raise Bonus Pool for Asset Management Unit   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: Nasdaq - Deutsche Bank AG DB is likely to increase bonus for its asset management segment by as much as 10% despite reporting net loss in 2019. The news was reported by Bloomberg. The higher bonus pool is reflective of increased profits...
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Direxion Aims to Diversify Investing With Launch of New ESG-Focused ETF   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Investopedia - Focused on strategic returns, the new funds include the Direxion MSCI USA ESG – Leaders vs. Laggards ETF (Ticker ... the overall themes for the new offerings are long-term returns along with a focus on quality and...
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Armed ecoguards funded by WWF 'beat up Congo tribespeople'   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: The Guardian - Exclusive: Inquiry into $21.4m conservation project reports ‘credible’ evidence of abuse
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Sustainable Funds’ Big Divide: Active vs. Passive Investing   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Barron's - Strategies vary across the group, but the passive funds generally are more like one another, with most based on one of the flavors of MSCI’s ESG indexes. The strategies within active funds are more varied. But...
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Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) is Boston Common Asset Management LLC’s 3rd Largest Position   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Credit Suisse Group AG
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Boston Common Asset Management LLC lessened its stake in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ ... of Microsoft from $155.00 to $174.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 30th. Credit Suisse...
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Who Will Be the Moody’s of ESG Investing'   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Yahoo uses a firm called Sustainalytics to populate the metrics in its sustainability tab. Other firms jockeying to become the leading providers of ESG ratings include MSCI, Refinitiv and ISS. “Sustainalytics is probably...
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Climate change could spark 'global systemic crisis', scientists warn   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Thomson Reuters
Source: Reuters - A failure to get to grips with climate change and associated problems, from ecosystem collapse to worsening water and food shortages, is the most severe and probable threat facing humanity, more than 200 scientists have warned.
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Why big investors are buying up American trailer parks   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : The Carlyle Group
Source: The Business Journals - to the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and large private equity funds such as The Carlyle Group and Apollo — have all begun buying mobile-home parks.
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Calton & Associates Inc. Has $33.20 Million Stock Holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF)   
February 08, 2020 Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Finally, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co bought a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $115,063,000. iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell 1000 Growth...
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