Lyxor Asset Management is integrating ESG filters into its sovereign bond management business. This HQLA (High Quality Liquidity Assets) strategy, which enables Lyxor to manage the regulatory liquidity buffers of more than 20 banks, is accessible via dedicated mandates or funds and invested on investment grade sovereign bonds. It represents a total of more than EUR10 billion in AuM.
UK-based digital bond market platform WiseAlpha's new bond academy is now a fully certified Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation provider.
MacKay Municipal Managers (MacKay), the municipal bond team of MacKay Shields, is to employ Artivest's open-architecture digital platform to bring its alternative solutions to financial advisors and qualified high-net-worth investors.
WiseAlpha, a UK digital bond market platform, has launched a new bond academy aimed at giving investor an opportunity to expand their knowledge on the asset class, through the use of exciting and informative online tutorials with new modules being released monthly.
Mirabaud Asset Management is rationalising its ESG compliant convertibles range of solutions by merging two Global Convertibles funds into a single vehicle.
Build America Mutual (BAM), a municipal-only bond insurer, has appointed Dan Bingham to the newly-created role of Head of Institutional Markets in the firm’s capital markets team.
Following a recent tender, Nest has appointed Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) to manage a segregated, global corporate bond mandate.
Solactive has partnered with FIIG to launch the Solactive FIIG Australian High Yield and Non-Rated Bond TR Index, the first index to exclusively cover High Yield and Non-Rated Bonds in Australia and allows investors to assess the performance of the AUD high yield bond market.
After a nice run with Treasuries and Bunds this year, bond investors will be mainly looking for opportunities among high-quality corporate bonds, says Jan Wagner…
IHS Markit and Hundsun Technologies create joint venture to bring electronic bookbuilding to Chinese bond markets
IHS Markit, a provider of information, analytics and solutions, has formed a joint venture with Hundsun Technologies (Hundsun) to deliver a new, end-to-end electronic bookbuilding solution for bond syndication in mainland China.