With a new office in Madrid, the French alternative asset manager will devote about €125m to office buildings there and in Barcelona.
While data and proprietary models remain a key element in ESG integration, asset managers are going beyond the metrics, to truly understand the on-ground challenges and issues faced by companies they invest in and collaborate towards greener investments. This weekly series divulges into the practices of asset managers, who employ diverse (sometimes uncommon) ideas, go on ground and get their hands dirty, to meaningfully embed ESG criteria into their portfolios.
The World Intellectual Property Organisation has transferred domain names registered and used in bad faith to a couple of large asset management groups early November, Asset News can reveal.
Asset News has caught up with Chris Turpin, managing director EMEA and global director of corporate development at First Sentier Investors (ex-First State Investments) on the asset manager’s Covid-19 year.
Six French asset management groups have called on local large cap companies to establish action plan in order to have at least 30% women in executive management teams by 2025.
Sustainable development goals are not relevant to mainstream investment for a majority of asset managers surveyed by Standard Chartered.
Paul L. Benson, head of fixed income efficient beta at BNY Mellon Investment Management, tells Asset News that while there were record number of downgrades from BBB into high yield between March and April this year, many managers find it difficult to navigate this space.
The Financial Market Entry Office will be a single point of contact for new asset management firms entering Japan, with all communications in English.