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Burford Capital raises USD225m in bond issue

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 14:08

Burford Capital, a finance firm focused on law, has raised GBP175 million (approximately USD225 million) through an oversubscribed issue of bonds on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange by Burford Capital PLC, its financing subsidiary.  »

Saxo client collateral deposits exceed DKK100 billion

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:57

Client collateral deposits at Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment firm, have exceeded DKK100 billion – a record high. »

Dennis ven der Putten, Actiam

Asset manager ACTIAM excludes tobacco manufacturers

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 09:12

Asset manager ACTIAM is excluding tobacco manufacturers from all its investment portfolios and index funds with immediate effect. »

AMX doubles assets managed within three months of launch

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 12:52

Willis Towers Watson’s asset management exchange (AMX) has doubled its assets under management, from USD750 million to more than USD1.5 billion, just three months after its launch. »

CAMRADATA announces top asset class searches for investors in April 2017

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 09:08

In April, the top three most searched investment asset classes were global equities, US equity and global diversified growth funds, according to CANRADATA, a provider of data and analysis for institutional investors. »

MAPFRE signs UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:10

MAPFRE has joined the global network of signatories to the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), an initiative in collaboration with the UN Global Compact, which aims to understand the impact of environmental, social and governmental issues on investment and encourages signatories to integrate these issues into their decision-making. »

Raj Mody, PwC

GBP310bn could be wiped off UK pension deficit by life expectancy changes, says PwC

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 12:57

The deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds stood at GBP530 billion at the end of April 2017, a GBP30 billion increase since last month, according to PwC’s Skyval Index. »

La Française sees inflows of more the EUR3bn during Q1 2017

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 09:38

La Française generated inflows of EUR3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017 from its wide range of investor segments. »

Yves Perrier, Amundi

Amundi reports net inflows of EUR32bn in Q1

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:26

Amundi’s assets under management amounted to EUR1,128 billion at 31 March 2017, reflecting good business activity (net inflows of +EUR32.5 billion in the first quarter 2017) and a positive market effect (+EUR12.5 billion) owing to more favourable market conditions. »

QIC reports 15 per cent premium growth in Q1 2017

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 08:26

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) recorded 15 per cent growth in gross written premium (GWP) to USD849 billion in Q1 2017 when compared to the same period in the previous year. »


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