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Robeco partners with Quintet to launch European USD green bond strategy

Robeco partners with Quintet to launch European USD green bond strategy

Robeco and Quintet Private Bank have partnered to launch one of Europe’s first USD green-bond strategies. RobecoSAM US Green Bonds – a carve-out from RobecoSAM Global Green Bonds, launched last year – provides diversified exposure to the US green-bond market, fueling positive environmental impact while aiming to provide long-term capital growth that outperforms the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI USD Green Bond Index.

Passive investing

Too big to fail? Twenty funds capture 87 per cent of investment flows in a month

Too big to fail? Twenty funds capture 87 per cent of investment flows in a month

A handful of the highest-raising investment funds are scooping the vast majority of all money invested in a month, raising concerns that large passive managers are becoming “too big to fail”. On average, 87 per cent of monthly net investment flows go toward the top twenty funds alone, according to exclusive data from EPFR.