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Ellwood Associates to acquire Watershed Investment Consultants

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:57

Investment consultancy Ellwood Associates is to acquire Colorado-based Watershed Investment Consultants, subject to customary closing conditions, including obtaining consents from Watershed clients. The closing is expected to occur on or about 31 May.   »

Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:47

Having a clearly defined environment, social and governance (ESG) policy is now a key factor in attracting investors to a fund, a London funds audience has heard. »

Impact investing increasingly finding favour with investors, says GIIN survey

Impact investing increasingly finding favour with investors, says GIIN survey

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:41

Investors plan a 16 per cent increase in capital committed to impact investing in 2016, according to The Global Impact Investing Network’s (GIIN) sixth edition of its Annual Impact Investor Survey.  »

Over 70 per cent of UK infrastructure investors fear Brexit, says S&P survey

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:40

With the UK’s EU referendum now just weeks away, S&P Global Ratings has released a new report which explores the potential impact of a Brexit on infrastructure development in Britain. »

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Brad Rinklin joins Eze Software’s management team

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:38

Eze Software Group has appointed Brad Rinklin as Senior Managing Director – Marketing.  »

VMS partners with EDI to expand offerings to asset managers

VMS partners with EDI to expand offerings to asset managers

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:37

Vertical Management Systems (VMS), a provider of data, financial networking and account aggregation technology, has partnered with Exchange Data International (EDI), a specialist in supplying securities reference data, corporate actions and closing pricing information. »

Solactive teams with Sarasin & Partners on SSEA Indices

Solactive teams with Sarasin & Partners on SSEA Indices

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:35

Solactive AG has teamed up with Sarasin & Partners LLP on Sarasin’s Systematic Efficient Approach Indices (SSEA Indices), a family of indices which seek to outperform the market- cap over the medium-long term and across multiple market cycles.  »

T Rowe Price appoints Simon King to lead its client relationship management team

T Rowe Price appoints Simon King to lead its client relationship management team

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:46

T Rowe Price, the USD765 billion global asset manager, has strengthened its UK intermediary team with the appointment of Simon King to lead its client relationship management team that services fund selectors and global financial intermediaries. »

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:38

The investment community voted to remain in the EU last night (Monday 16 May) following a passionate discussion at the ‘Brexit: Pursued by a Bear’ debate chaired and sponsored by law firm Howard Kennedy. »

PLSA launches ‘made simple’ guide for pension schemes building an ESG investment structure

PLSA launches ‘made simple’ guide for pension schemes building an ESG investment structure

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:36

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has launched a new Made Simple Guide on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) (developed by BNP Paribas Securities Services).   »

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