SustainabilityHQ Asset MGR News and Information Dashboard

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
Fidelity goes active as it unveils first ETFs for sustainable range   
June 04, 2020
Source: portfolio-adviser.com - Fidelity International has added ETFs to its Sustainable Family Fund range for the first time. Three actively managed ESG ETFs have been made available to European investors offer
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Debts could shift under Virgin bidder Bain   
June 04, 2020
Source: The Australian - Major secondary debt investors such as Oaktree Capital Management, The Carlyle Group and Apollo Global Management are believed to be circling distressed loans in two Australian-based companies owned by Bain Capital.
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Schroders firm acquires majority stake in UK financial planner   
June 04, 2020
Source: International Adviser - Adviser solutions provider Benchmark Capital has taken a majority stake in chartered financial planning firm TRPP Wealth Management. Benchmark, which is part of the Schroders group, and TRPP have worked together closely for...
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Alphabet faces diversity and human rights criticism at stockholder meeting   
June 04, 2020
Source: CNET - At Alphabet's annual stockholder meeting Wednesday, Google's parent company was met by investors critical of its efforts in regard to diversity and human rights. The criticism came in the form of shareholder proposals,
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Martingale Asset Management L P Buys Shares of 3,804 Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN)   
June 04, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Martingale Asset Management L P purchased a new position in shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Carlyle and T&D takes majority stake in Fortitude Group Holdings   
June 04, 2020
Source: PE Hub - The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings have acquired a 76.6 percent stake in Fortitude Group Holdings from American International Group.
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Google CEO says company will hold moment of silence on Wednesday for George Floyd   
June 04, 2020
Source: CNBC - PDT we'll be standing together to honor the memories of Black lives lost in an 8 minute and 46 second moment of silence," he continued. The silence represents the
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Global environment body grants Zambia 6 million USD for climate-resilient projects   
June 04, 2020
Source: China Internet Information Center - She said the government has been working with the global environment body since 2017 for the project called Building the Resilience of Local Communities in Zambia through the introduction of Ecosystem-based adaptation and that...
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UK's Prince Charles says coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability   
June 04, 2020
Source: WSAY - Britain's Prince Charles said the recovery from the coronavirus crisis represented a "reset moment" for the world and was an opportunity to prioritise sustainability issues, as he made the opening remarks at a virtual World...
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Carlyle Group Accused Of Forcing Authentix 'Fire Sale'   
June 04, 2020
Source: Law360 - Shareholders of trade security firm Authentix Inc. have accused private equity firm The Carlyle Group of forcing a "fire sale" of the company in 2017 at about one-third its value with the sole purpose of paying back...
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Global Environment Facility approves US$8.9 million in funding for new coastal resilience project in Liberia   
June 04, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Liberia about Climate Change and Environment, Food and Nutrition, Women, Epidemic, Flood and more; published on 03 Jun 2020 by UNDP
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BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust declares $0.063 dividend   
June 04, 2020
Source: Seeking Alpha - BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust (NYSE:BKN) declares $0.063/share monthly dividend, 6.8% increase from prior dividend of $0.059.Forward yield 4.9%Payable July 1; for shareholders of record
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Costa Rican Minister will leave office to lead Global Environment Facility   
June 04, 2020
Source: The Tico Times - The Washington-based GEF was created before the 1992 Earth Summit as a multilateral trust fund that supports environmental action in developing countries.
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Jamie Murray ties up with Amazon Prime & Schroders for his Battle of the Brits event   
June 04, 2020
Source: Tennis World USA - The event will be live streamed on Amazon Prime and asset management company Schroders will be its title sponsor. The event will be held behind closed doors at the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA’s) National Tennis...
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Schroders: What can the Covid-19 crisis teach us about tackling climate change'   
June 04, 2020
Source: Finanzen - Simon Webber Lead Portfolio Manager Covid-19 caught most of the world’s institutions and governments by surprise, leading to a global health and
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Global Environment Facility approves US$4.5 million grant for five-year climate-resilient water project in Haiti   
June 04, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Haiti about Climate Change and Environment, Health, Epidemic and more; published on 03 Jun 2020 by UNDP
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Martingale Asset Management L P Sells 13,119 Shares of Mr. Cooper Group Inc (NASDAQ:COOP)   
June 04, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Martingale Asset Management L P cut its stake in Mr. Cooper Group Inc (NASDAQ:COOP) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Acadian Asset Management LLC Raises Stock Holdings in Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC)   
June 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) by 84.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,
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Amundi Physical Gold ETC eyes high demand from UK investors as it claims title of “Europe’s lowest cost ETC”   
June 04, 2020
Source: Proactive Investors - The company is also seeing a strong uptick in interest from those interested in responsible investing, saying the concept is one of its "four founding pillars"
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Post-virus green reset urged for divided, ailing economies   
June 04, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - In the face of protests, inequality and rising climate threats, a coronavirus recovery needs to spur a "greener, smarter, fairer" world
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JPMAM hires from Amundi and BoE for sustainable investing team   
June 04, 2020
Source: Citywire - The asset management firm has made a total of four new appointments for its growing sustainable investment unit.
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Vanguard’s Eight-Year Quest to Crack $1 Trillion Market Drags On   
June 04, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Nearly a decade after arriving in Europe’s exchange-traded fund market, Vanguard Group doesn’t have to look far for reminders of just how tough it can be.The U.S. investing giant’s first European ETFs turned...
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Huazhu Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:HTHT)   
June 04, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Huazhu Group Ltd (NASDAQ:HTHT) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 1,460 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,618% compared to the typical volume of 85 call...
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Swiss National Bank Raises Stock Holdings in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT)   
June 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Swiss National Bank increased its position in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) by 1.3% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Fidelity launches three new ESG ETFs   
June 03, 2020
Source: Professional Pensions - Fidelity International has launched three actively-managed ESG ETFs, further expanding the five-strong Sustainable Family range of funds it released in last September.
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Martingale Asset Management L P Has $237,000 Position in AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc (NYSE:MITT)   
June 03, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Martingale Asset Management L P trimmed its holdings in shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc (NYSE:MITT) by 54.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange...
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Mid Zambezi valley biodiversity project receives Global Environment Facility (GEF) Vehicles   
June 03, 2020
Source: Daily News - The “Strengthening Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management and Climate-Smart Landscapes in the Mid to Lower Zambezi Region of Zimbabwe” project received a donation of  Global Environment Facility (GEF) Vehicles in...
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OPINION: From COVID-19 crisis comes opportunity to rethink risk   
June 03, 2020
Source: Prevention Web - The health crisis stress-tests our ability to cooperate, learn and adapt in the face of deep uncertainties and rising risks.
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ZoomInfo Aims To Raise Up To $890M In IPO   
June 03, 2020
Source: pymnts.com - ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. boosted the price range for its initial public offering (IPO) on Tuesday (June 2), hoping to raise as much as $890 million.
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City centres to see 'radical' redesign amid coronavirus   
June 03, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways. Subscribe here for a daily briefing on how this global crisis is affecting cities, technology, approaches to climate change, and the lives of vulnerable people.
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Costa Rican minister selected new global environment facility CEO   
June 03, 2020
Source: Webindia 123 - Costa Rican Environment and Energy Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez on Tuesday was selected as the next CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the largest multilateral trust fund supporting environmental...
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UK finance still struggles with gender pay gap   
June 03, 2020
Source: Euromoney - Virtual meetings have afforded women greater visibility during the Covid-19 crisis, but little to nothing has happened. Will things finally start to change in the financial sector'
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Eagle Asset Management Inc. Sells 690 Shares of BHP Group Ltd (NYSE:BHP)   
June 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Eagle Asset Management Inc. lowered its position in BHP Group Ltd (NYSE:BHP) by 4.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 14,969 shares of the mining company’s stock after...
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Eagle Asset Management Inc. Trims Stock Position in Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO)   
June 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Eagle Asset Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) by 2.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 20,
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Credit Suisse (CS) to Own 51% Stake in China Securities JV   
June 03, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - As China opened its financial markets to foreign firms with the removal of restrictions on ownership effective Apr 1, Credit Suisse Group AG CS became the latest foreign bank to take the majority stake in its China securities...
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GHO Capital Acquires X-Chem, the Leading Provider of DNA-Encoded-Library-Mediated Drug Discovery Services   
June 03, 2020
Source: Business Wire - Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, announces the acquisition of X-Chem, Inc. (X-Chem), the industry-leading provider of DNA-Encoded Library...
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Argentina creditor group says debt proposal sustainable, warns on cost of default   
June 03, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - A prominent group of Argentina's creditors said on Tuesday that its restructuring proposal was in line with an IMF assessment of what would be sustainable, and called for reaching a deal to help the country avoid a costly default.
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ON THE MOVE: Fagen Named Head of Execution at BNP Paribas   
June 03, 2020
Source: Traders Magazine - Equity market and industry veteran Brian Fagen has been named Head of Execution Services at BNP Paribas CIB. Fagen was part of the deal last July where BNP acquired the Global Execution and Prime Finance businesses from Deutsche...
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Meet Carry1st: Mobile Games Publisher That Has Raised $4 Million To Catalyze Gaming In Africa   
June 03, 2020
Source: Forbes - One startup who has taken this as proof that appetite does exist to spend on fun, and is looking to provide a more sustainable alternative to sports betting, is Carry1st –an emerging mobile games publishing platform.
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The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings Complete Acquisition of Majority Interest in Fortitude Group Holdings from AIG   
June 03, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and T&D Holdings (TYO: 8795) announced today that they have completed their acquisition of a 76.6% interest in Fortitude
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Coronavirus impact improves sustainability of Spanish pension system   
June 03, 2020
Source: Reuters - Spain saw a rare improvement in the long-term sustainability of its pension system in May, but the data gave no cause for celebration because it was mainly the result of the coronavirus crisis and increased deaths among the...
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Carlyle, T&D Holdings Complete Acquisition of 76% Interest in Fortitude Group From AIG   
June 03, 2020
Source: Insurance Journal - Global investment firm The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings announced have completed their acquisition of a 76.6% interest in Fortitude Group Holdings,
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State Street Corp Boosts Position in New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT)   
June 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - State Street Corp grew its holdings in shares of New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT) by 1.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,596,857 shares of the company’s stock...
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Schneider National Inc (NYSE:SNDR) Shares Bought by WINTON GROUP Ltd   
June 03, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - WINTON GROUP Ltd lifted its stake in shares of Schneider National Inc (NYSE:SNDR) by 162.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Fidelity launches three actively managed sustainable ETFs   
June 03, 2020
Source: Citywire - The funds follow Global, US and Europe equity indices of companies that Fidelity’s analysts favour from a sustainable and fundamental perspective.
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Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Has $79,000 Stock Holdings in Cadence Bancorp (NYSE:CADE)   
June 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of Cadence Bancorp (NYSE:CADE) by 21.0% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.
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Top Tips for Getting a Job in Impact Investment   
June 03, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - The time will come when impact investing is the norm. Considering this is the future, many people are seeking out roles in the sector. Continuing our series of articles about impact investment, we offer a few tips for getting a...
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Schroders-owned Benchmark takes stake in advice firm   
June 03, 2020
Source: Money Marketing - Benchmark Capital has taken a majority stake in advice firm TRPP Wealth Management. Benchmark runs the Fusion platform, the Best Practice network and IFA Aspect8, while also holding a stake in ratings agency Rayner Spencer Mills...
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Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Raises Stock Position in Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (NYSE:MAA)   
June 03, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its position in shares of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (NYSE:MAA) by 27.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities...
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UBS Group AG Trims Stake in Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH)   
June 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - UBS Group AG reduced its stake in Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) by 62.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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