Private equity assets under management (AUM) stood at $4.1trn in June 2019, according to data provider Preqin.
Assogestioni, the association of Italian asset management professionals, has released guidelines over diversity and inclusion in local asset management firms (SGRs), Sicavs and Sicafs.
Swiss group Julius Baer had CHF426bn (€399.1bn) in assets under management as at end of 2019.
The investment and distribution firm IM Global Partner has acquired Syz Gestion Luxembourg and its line of investment funds with a total of more than €2bn in AuM.
The Anglo-South African firm Investec has provided details on the dual listing of its investment arm Ninety One plc, which is due to occur next 13 March 2020 on London and Johannesburg stock exchanges, as part of a dermerger process.
Belgian financial group Belfius and asset management company Candriam announced that they have extended their current agreement until 2025.
Banco Santander is reviewing the legal structure of its UK-based asset management entities.
Unigestion has just set up distribution partnerships with Allianz in Italy and with John Hancock Investment Management in the US. Fiona Frick, CEO of Unigestion, explains its development strategy and updates Asset News on the Swiss group’s business activities.