Aviva Investors has launched its new fund, Aviva Investors US Investment Grade Bond Fund, which will invest in primarily US dollar-denominated investment grade corporate bonds from anywhere in the world.
Deutsche Bank has placed its first green bond in the market, in order to finance the bank’s own sustainable projects, which include expanding renewable energy. This comes after the bank pledged in May to almost double green financing activities by 2025.
AllianzGI has launched an integrated, global structure for its fixed income offering, which has EUR193 billion of assets under management.
US bond fund managers were at the epicentre of dramatic institutional investor redemptions in fixed income in the first quarter of 2020, according to new research from investment management platform eVestment.
Outflows from UCITS were at the same level at the height of recent pandemic volatility in March as they were during the global financial crisis in October 2008, according to a report published by European Fund and Asset Management Association EFAMA.
A new partnership between the Australian Bond Exchange and fintech firm Iress will enable Australian private investors, self-managed superannuation fund trustees, brokers, financial advisers, and other market participants to digitally invest directly in Australian bonds.
Analysing a company’s ESG profile may be the key when it comes to sorting the ‘angels’ from the ‘zombies’ among the expanding class of recently-downgraded junk bonds, says Truvalue Labs in a new report examining this year’s cohort of ‘Fallen Angels’.
HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have closed the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund, which has raised USD474 million of new financing to support climate risk-mitigation investments across emerging markets.
NN Investment Partners has appointed Marcin Adamczyk as head of Emerging Market Debt (EMD), as of 1 July 2020. In this role, Adamczyk will be responsible for overseeing the Emerging Market Debt team and will focus on the execution of client-led strategy, by further strengthening the team and enhancing client-focused solutions.
Aegon Asset Management has strengthened its alternative fixed income team with four hires, following strong third-party demand for its range of strategies.