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October 4

News ESMA prepares for new responsibilities in 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published its 2020 Work Programme (WP), setting out its priorities and areas of focus for the next 12 months in support of its mission to enhance investor protection and promote (...)

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Sustainability of investments: efforts still to be made

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Enel launches the world’s first "general purpose SDG linked bond", succesfully placing a 1.5 billion U.S. dollar bond on the U.S. market

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October 1

News Momentum is back but for how long?

Going forward, our stance remains defensive on equities, in particular on European, Japanese and EM markets (UW). In the space of alternative strategies, we prefer Market Neutral L/S vs. Directional L/S, despite the fact that the latter has adopted a cautious stance in (...)

September 24

News Amundi expands Prime ETF Range with USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF tracking Solactive Index

Amundi’s Prime ETF range endures an expansion. On Tuesday, 24th of September, 2019, Europe’s leading asset management company launches its tenth Prime Range ETF – all ETFs are tracking Solactive indices exclusively – to enhance its offering of price-competitive benchmark (...)

September 24

News DWS Supports Drive Towards Climate Resilient Infrastructure Investments

DWS Group, along with more than 30 other institutions, supports the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI). The goal of the CCRI is to transform infrastructure investments by integrating climate risks into the decision-making process, driving a paradigm shift (...)

September 23

News Investors make unprecedented commitment to net zero emissions

In one of the boldest actions yet by the world’s largest investors to decarbonize the global economy, an alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers – responsible for directing more than US$ 2.4 trillion in investments – has today committed to carbon-neutral (...)

September 23

News Sustainable fund developed by Varma listed on London Stock Exchange

Varma has established an exchange-traded fund, (ETF) that takes sustainability criteria broadly into account. The ETF was created jointly with the asset management company Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) and the index investment company (...)

September 17

News Momentum crash impacted hedge funds

A spectacular momentum crash unfolded since late August, caused by the bounce back in sovereign bond yields. Within equity markets, value stocks experienced an impressive rebound while momentum stocks fell strikingly.

September 16

News Hedge funds could help deal with the uncertainties

Despite colossal headwinds related to trade tensions, the Brexit deadlock and the manufacturing recession, asset prices have been incredibly buoyant so far this year. Equities are recovering from the August drawdown and are approaching late-July record (...)

September 12

News Nomura Leads First Green Bond Offering in Japanese Chemical Industry

Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has priced a five-year Green Bond1 issue valued at 5 billion yen for Kaneka Corporation. Nomura acted as bookrunner and green bond structuring agent2 for the offering, (...)

September 9

News Nomura Leads First Green Bond Offering in Japanese Chemical Industry

Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has priced a five-year Green Bond issue valued at 5 billion yen for Kaneka Corporation. Nomura acted as bookrunner and green bond structuring agent for the offering, (...)

September 5

News Merger Arbitrage outlook for H2 2019

M&A patterns are also showing healthy dynamics. A healthy number of hostile deals (usually riskier but more profitable) tends to concentrate on smaller targets. Jumbo deals are increasingly funded by stock and cash combinations, also favorable for (...)

August 27

News US$8.6 trillion of global HNW wealth will change hands over the next ten years, says GlobalData

The sheer volume of high-net-worth (HNW) wealth changing hands over the next ten years will open the door for significant churn in the industry, warns GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

August 27

News Affluent population in China to surpass 56 million mark in 2022, says GlobalData

The number of affluent population, including mass affluents (holding liquid assets of US$50,000–1m) and High-net-worth (HNW) population (holding liquid assets of more than US$1m), is expected to grow from 40.13 million in 2018 to 56.67 million in 2022, according to (...)

July 25

News What’s behind the rally in global macro strategies

According to our estimates, CTA and Global Macro strategies have so far extended their winning streak in July. While we recently talked about the reasons for the outperformance of CTAs (+9.3% year-to-date), the performance of Global Macro strategies is a bit more ambiguous, (...)

July 25

News EDF signs 2 bilateral sustainable revolving credit facilities with CA CIB and SG CIB, bringing the total of its sustainability-linked loans to over €5 billion

EDF signed two €300 million sustainability-indexed revolving credit facilities (RCF) which incorporate a pricing adjustment based on EDF’s sustainability performance linked to CO2 emissions and energy efficiency.

July 12

News Amundi and European Investment Bank launch the Green Credit Continuum programme which aims to provide EUR 1bn for the development of green debt in Europe

With a view to deploying the new financing needed to meet the Paris Agreement targets in the EU, European asset management leader Amundi and EU green bond pioneer the European Investment Bank (EIB) are signing a partnership to launch the Green Credit Continuum investment (...)

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News Momentum is back but for how long?

Going forward, our stance remains defensive on equities, in particular on European, Japanese and EM markets (UW). In the space of alternative strategies, we prefer Market Neutral L/S vs. Directional L/S, despite the fact that the latter has adopted a cautious stance in (...)

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News Amundi expands Prime ETF Range with USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF tracking Solactive Index

Amundi’s Prime ETF range endures an expansion. On Tuesday, 24th of September, 2019, Europe’s leading asset management company launches its tenth Prime Range ETF – all ETFs are tracking Solactive indices exclusively – to enhance its offering of price-competitive benchmark (...)

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News DWS Supports Drive Towards Climate Resilient Infrastructure Investments

DWS Group, along with more than 30 other institutions, supports the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI). The goal of the CCRI is to transform infrastructure investments by integrating climate risks into the decision-making process, driving a paradigm shift (...)

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News ETFGI reports assets invested in the Global ETF and ETP industry reached a record $5.57 trillion at the end of April 2019

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed Globally gathered net inflows of US$45.94 billion in March, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$145.74 (...)

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News CalPERS Reports Preliminary 2015-16 Fiscal Year Investment Returns

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) today reported a preliminary 0.61 percent net return on investments for the 12-month period that ended June 30, 2016. CalPERS assets at the end of the fiscal year stood at more than $295 billion and today stands at (...)

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News High-yield outflows – the end of a bad dream?

After seven consecutive weeks of outflows from high-yield credit funds, last week EPFR data revealed that outflows have stopped and flows have been broadly flat. Flows have remained strong in high-grade credit and government bond funds highlighting the reach for perceived (...)

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News Bank troubles make Unipol worst-performing European insurer post-Brexit

Unipol Gruppo Finanziario SpA’s exposure to the Italian banking sector has made it the worst-performing stock in a sample of top European insurers and reinsurers since the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU roiled markets, according to data from S&P Global Market (...)

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News Credit Suisse to Acquire Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management

Credit Suisse today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Morgan Stanley’s wealth management businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), excluding Switzerland.

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News ASIT Biotech makes debut on Euronext Brussels and Paris

Euronext today celebrated the listing of ASIT biotech on its Brussels and Paris markets. ASIT biotech joins a community of 77 life sciences issuers listed on Euronext.

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News Meridiam acquires a 85% stake in two motorway concessions in Spain and strengthens its partnership with Cintra

Meridiam signed an agreement to acquire an 85% stake from Cintra subsidiary of Grupo Ferrovial, and Unicaja Banco in Autopista del Sol, two independent motorway concessions Ausol I and Ausol II.

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News Meridiam reaches financial close in Turkey for Elazig integrated health campus PPP project with the first investment grade and social project bond enhanced by EBRD and MIGA

Meridiam, a leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that it has reached financial close for the Elazig Integrated Health Campus PPP Project.

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News CNP Assurances invests in MyNotary, the first French collaborative platform for real estate sales

On the occasion of a fund-raising operation totalling €1 million, CNP Assurances bought a stake in MyNotary, the first French online collaborative co-construction platform in real estate through its Corporate Venture programme Open (...)

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News Aberdeen Standard Investments acquires Infravia Capital Partners’ stake in dutch gas pipeline

The Aberdeen Standard Investments infrastructure team has made a second investment in a gas pipeline and processing system. The team has acquired the InfraVia Capital Partners Managed Fund’s 20% interest in Noordgastransport (NGT) (...)

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News Robo-advice has bright future despite UBS SmartWealth closure, says GlobalData

According to Sergel Woldemichael, Wealth Management Analyst at GlobalData, competition in the UK robo-advice space is fierce, and providers of day-to-day banking remain the go-to for arranging investments. A strong brand and reputation can help win clients, but UBS is not a (...)

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News Nomura to Acquire Shares of 8 Securities and 8 Limited

Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“NAM”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with FinTech company 8 Securities Inc. (“8 Securities”) and its Hong Kong headquartered parent company 8 Limited (“8 Limited”) (...)

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News Institutional investor appetite is back for quant funds

The recent CTA performances encourage institutional investors to more closely monitor this type of hedge fund. Thus, according to Preqin, 52% of them wish to increase their exposure to this type of alternative strategy this year (vs 14% last (...)

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