BlackRock has unveiled a new set of sustainable ETFs, ESG data disclosures, model portfolios and portfolio analytics, designed, the firm writes, to deliver a simplified sustainable investment experience to the growing number of investors seeking to align their values with their long-term financial objectives.
Alliance Trust is one of the oldest investment trusts, founded 130 years ago to support pioneer farmers in Oregon and that pioneering spirit continues with its recent changes. It has a market capitalisation of GBP2.6 billion.
The Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund, which makes UK sustainable private equity investments to build technology, manufacturing, services and asset development and is managed by Jim Totty and Nick Curtis, is close to its first close.
Swiss-based Quaero Capital, with USD2.3 billion under management, had for five years been offering its infrastructure strategy managed by Mark Ebert as part of a real assets offering, but the EUR15 million quoted infrastructure strategy has been standalone since March 2017.