Polar Capital, an active asset manager, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of Dalton Capital Holdings.
With the European Central Bank (ECB) and European Banking Association (EBA) projecting the increase of new non-performing loans due to Covid-19, the European Union intends to develop a cross-border network of asset management companies (AMCs) at the EU level.
The Swiss private banking subsidiary of Rothschild & Co has reached an agreement to acquire Banque Pâris Bertrand.
According to Heidrick & Struggles, private equity manager salaries and bonuses rose again in 2020.
Axa Investment Managers confirmed that it has sold its green bond holdings from the State Bank of India (SBI), over its loan to Adani Enterprises to fund the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia.
Traditional investment firms with no added value are in a fight for their lives, assesses Daniel Roy, head of business development and M&A at Generali Investments.
With its 30 founding investor signatories, the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, covering over $9trn assets under management, will work with clients to achieve target-based net zero emissions goals by 2050 or sooner.
At the CFA Institute’s Climate Series recently on managing climate risk and impact, Christopher Wigley, independent specialist ESG fixed income portfolio manager, pointed out that duration is a risk to be considered when interest rates start to normalise.
In this atypical year, some alternative investments have brilliantly exploited market dislocation.