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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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'Sustainable approach' needed after N. Ireland Brexit grace period - Gove   
January 20, 2021
Source: Reuters - Sustainable measures need to be put in place to allow unhindered transport of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland once a grace period finishes at the end of March, British cabinet minister Michael Gove told...
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Mercedes unveils electric compact SUV in bid to outdo Tesla   
January 20, 2021
Source: List of Banks in Belarus - Benz on Wednesday unveiled the EQA, a new electric compact SUV as part of plans to take on rival Tesla Inc and offer more emission-free vehicles to consumers to meet targets in Europe and China. The EQA,
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3 ESG Funds to Round Out Your Investment Portfolio   
January 20, 2021
Source: The Motley Fool on MSN.com - That's the story behind the amazing rise in ESG investing over the last several years. Investors are flocking to ESG (environmental, social, and governance) funds in particular, dumping a net $97 billion into ESG ETFs and...
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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) Shares Acquired by OLD National Bancorp IN   
January 20, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - OLD National Bancorp IN lifted its holdings in shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) by 2.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) Receives $8.83 Average Price Target from Analysts   
January 20, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating,
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Toxic air seen cutting thousands of lives short each year in Europe's cities   
January 20, 2021
Source: Reuters - Tens of thousands of European city dwellers die prematurely each year due to air pollution, researchers said on Wednesday in a study ranking more than 800 cities according to the risk of early death from two leading pollutants.
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Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Shares of Apollo Investment Co. (NASDAQ:AINV) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell...
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The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) Shares Sold by ProVise Management Group LLC   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - ProVise Management Group LLC lowered its holdings in The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) by 1.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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PE-backed PurposeBuilt Brands files for IPO   
January 20, 2021
Source: PE Hub - PurposeBuilt Brands Inc, which is backed by The Carlyle Group and TA Associates, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s price range have yet to be set. The stock will trade on...
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DNB Asset Management AS Has $11.96 Million Position in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - DNB Asset Management AS reduced its stake in shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) by 11.2% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Follow CTV News Channel for ongoing breaking news   
January 20, 2021
Source: CTV News - Sustainable investing experts say TC Energy Corp.'s plan to decarbonize the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to save its fortunes, as a growing movement to divest from fossil fuels gains political clout. U.S. President-elect Joe...
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Maybank Asset Management launches global sustainable technology fund   
January 20, 2021
Source: The Sun - Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd is expanding its environmental, social and governance (ESG) product offerings with the launch of the
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Abraaj Capital announces the first acquisition by its income-generating fund ASAS   
January 20, 2021
Source: Al Bawaba News - Abraaj Capital, the region's leading private equity firm, announced today the first acquisition by its new income-generating real estate fund, ASAS, of a grade-A commercial office building in ...
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Autus Asset Management LLC Has $10.41 Million Holdings in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON)   
January 20, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Autus Asset Management LLC cut its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 9.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Hammer Asset Management LLC Acquires 309 Shares of Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL)   
January 20, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Hammer Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) by 4.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 7,006 shares of the enterprise...
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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Sets New 1-Year High at $34.99   
January 20, 2021
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $34.99 and last traded at $34.44, with a volume of 4772 shares changing hands.
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What the world wants from John Kerry   
January 20, 2021
Source: Politico - Joe Biden's incoming climate envoy will have to restore confidence among foreign leaders that the U.S. is serious about leading a global effort to cap greenhouse gases.
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5 Considerations for 2021 Investment Strategy   
January 20, 2021
Source: Think Advisor - There are five considerations that investors should incorporate into 2021 investment planning: Near-term risks remain high, given the surge in COVID-19 cases and a disappointingly slow rollout of vaccines in much of the world.
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Konecranes Oyj: Proposals to the Annual General Meeting made by Konecranes Plc's Shareholders' Nomination Board and Certain Shareholders   
January 20, 2021
Source: Arvopaperi - Konecranes Plc's Shareholders' Nomination Board ("Nomination Board") has submitted to the Board of Directors of Konecranes its proposal regarding the remuneration of the Board of Directors to be made to Konecranes' Annual General...
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Iseq index is really ‘only six names’, says Amundi chief   
January 20, 2021
Source: The Irish Times - Investors tracking the Iseq index are essentially buying only “six names” in a highly concentrated market, leading to risks if one or two of these run into difficulty, according to Fabio Di Giansante,
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Schroders adds PM as market neutral fund goes sustainable   
January 20, 2021
Source: Citywire - Schroders has named Scott MacLennan as co-manager on its Sustainable European Market Neutral fund, Citywire Selector has learned. MacLennan replaces Stephen Shields and will work together with Citywire + rated Nicholette...
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NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) Shares Purchased by Miracle Mile Advisors LLC   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Miracle Mile Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) by 0.7% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 826 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an...
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Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Purchases 3,900 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI)   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - Louisiana State Employees Retirement System lifted its position in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) by 22.0% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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As Biden and Harris take office, it's time for climate action   
January 20, 2021
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Dear President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, We - 12 youth climate activists around the world - are writing this because our present and future depend on the actions your government takes within the next four years.
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Thomson Reuters Foundation convenes leading companies to tackle the threat to human rights in global supply chains during the COVID-19 crisis   
January 20, 2021
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - In response to these urgent challenges, in April 2020 the Thomson Reuters Foundation formed a community of leading companies to share best practice on ways to uphold the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and...
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DNB Asset Management AS Increases Holdings in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS)   
January 20, 2021
Source: modernreaders.com - DNB Asset Management AS grew its holdings in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 0.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Masdar and Taaleri SolarWind II Fund acquire two wind farms in Poland   
January 20, 2021
Source: Zawya - Mlawa Wind Farm is located in Mazowieckie in northern Poland and the 14 MW Grajewo Wind Farm is located in Podlaskie, in the north-east. Construction on both wind farms began in the second quarter of
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Business Matters: The increasing popularity of sustainable investing   
January 19, 2021
Source: Insider - James Bailey, managing director at Julius Baer, says in what has been a very turbulent year for investment markets, sustainable investing has stood out as a beacon of consistent returns and capital inflows,
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Hawksmoor acquired by The Carlyle Group subsidiary   
January 19, 2021
Source: Investment Week - Hurst Point was established by The Carlyle Group in 2019 to facilitate investment into the UK wealth management sector, acquiring Harwood Wealth Management in March 2020. Carlyle, meanwhile, took a majority stake in funds network...
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Taking On The World: Dubai-Headquartered Global Ventures Is On A Mission To Impact Millions Of Lives   
January 19, 2021
Source: Entrepreneur on MSN.com - Led by General Partners Noor Sweid and Basil Moftah, this enterprise proudly declares on its website that its vision is global, and its focus is growth- and Global Ventures has been clearly exhibiting its premise by supporting...
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Ocean 100: Profits from world's seas dominated by 100 companies   
January 19, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Just 100 companies account for most of the profits from the world's seas, researchers said on Wednesday, calling on them to help save the oceans from over-fishing, rising temperatures and pollution.
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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks race to record highs, FX rises ahead of Yellen   
January 19, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - Emerging market stocks surged to a record high on Tuesday as ultra-low interest rates and stimulus hopes brightened their prospects, while most currencies ticked higher as the dollar softened on uncertainty over U.
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George Mallinckrodt, Former Chairman of Schroders, Dies at 90   
January 19, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - George Mallinckrodt, who served as chairman of Schroders Plc as it grew into one of the City of London’s leading firms, has died. He was 90. He died Saturday after a long illness, according to a statement from Schroders....
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Fearless Girl   
January 19, 2021
Source: Shoot - Monday, Apr. 9, 2018 McCann's "Fearless Girl," BBDO NY Top The Good Report For Social Responsibility Now in its fifth year, The Good Report has named State Street Global Advisors’ “Fearless Girl” from McCann New...
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Taaleri Oyj: Taaleri SolarWind II fund invests in two ready-to-build wind farms in Poland with a combined capacity of 51.4 MW   
January 19, 2021
Source: Finanznachrichten - Taaleri SolarWind II fund invests in two ready-to-build wind farms in Poland with a combined capacity of 51.4 MW The Taaleri SolarWind II
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K-ryhmä: Proposals of the Shareholders' Nomination Committee to Kesko's 2021 Annual General Meeting   
January 19, 2021
Source: Arvopaperi - The Shareholders' Nomination Committee of Kesko Corporation submits the following proposals to the Annual General Meeting planned to be held on 12 April 2021. The proposals will also be included in the Notice of General Meeting,
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Feeding the world while saving the planet a 'difficult' balancing act   
January 19, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - Converting large areas of land for farming to boost food supplies increases planet-heating emissions and places a greater burden on poorer nations already bearing the brunt of climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday.
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Short cuts: French ski season on a knife edge   
January 19, 2021
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Asian Financial Forum to convene world’s leading voices Jan 18 – 19   
January 19, 2021
Source: TechNode - The Asian Financial Forum will offer perspectives from major financial institutions including AXA, Credit Suisse Group, FWD, HSBC Holdings, Standard Chartered Bank, and UBS Wealth Management; venture investors 500 Startups, Gobi ...
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Frontier frontlines: What's next for sub-EM funds after index overhaul'   
January 19, 2021
Source: Citywire - Frontier market equity managers on how to handle changes in sector leaders and which countries could come next.
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Generation COVID: Building a virtual Instagram market to help India's COVID-hit farmers   
January 19, 2021
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - After the pandemic disrupted my studies, I built a virtual market on Instagram to help struggling farmers in south India sell their fruit and vegetables
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Rupee’s strength, opportunities in fixed income & equities make India interesting   
January 19, 2021
Source: India Times - Investors should be realistic about return expectations from global equities, and a dollar investor should expect 5% from global equities, said Joe Little, chief global strategist, HSBC Global Asset Management.
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French left eyes a narrow path to power in 2022   
January 19, 2021
Source: The Financial Times - Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo seen as possible saviour for enfeebled Socialist party Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris (right), is seen as the candidate who could unite the ...
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TC Energy decarbonization response to Keystone setback unlikely to sway ESG investors   
January 19, 2021
Source: The Star - Sustainable investing experts say TC Energy Corp.'s plan to decarbonize the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to save its fortunes, as a growing
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Schroders assigns PM to sustainable market neutral fund   
January 19, 2021
Source: Citywire - Schroders has named Scott MacLennan as co-manager on its Sustainable European Market Neutral fund, Citywire Selector has learned. MacLennan replaces Stephen Shields and will work together with Citywire + rated Nicholette...
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Taking On The World: Global Ventures   
January 19, 2021
Source: Entrepreneur - And this is one of the reasons why the Dubai-headquartered venture capital (VC) firm, Global Ventures, has, ever since its launch, always stayed on my radar. Led by General Partners Noor Sweid and Basil Moftah,
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Evolution Rather Than Revolution — Integration of ESG into the Fundamental Value Equity Investment Process   
January 18, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - The Fundamental Value Equity team at State Street Global Advisors has a long history of ESG investing. The team has run a number of exclusion-based mandates since the 1980s, while our long-standing fundamental investment approach...
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BNP Paribas Names CSAM Allocation Agent for Multi-Factor Index   
January 18, 2021
Source: Traders Magazine - BNP Paribas, a premier global bank, announces today it has appointed the Quantitative Investment Strategies group of Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM ... Suisse logo” are service marks of Credit Suisse Group AG or one...
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Memsource Acquires Phrase   
January 18, 2021
Source: Slator - Further information is available at phrase.com. About The Carlyle Group The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global...
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James Carthew: Schroders steers old Woodford trust towards British opportunity   
January 18, 2021
Source: Citywire - Schroder UK Public Private may have turned a corner after a bid for one of its companies, raising the prospect of the former Woodford Patient Capital Trust working with another of Schroders' new listed funds.
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