Spanish insurance group MAPFRE has launched its first renewables fund – MAPFRE Energías Renovables I FCR – further leveraging the ongoing strategic alliance with Spanish energy company Iberdrola towards creating sustainable investment products.
Launches & Fundraising
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has held a first close of the BNP Paribas European Infrastructure Debt Fund II (Infra Debt II) with commitments of more than EUR300 million from European institutional investors.
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), has launched the World TPI Climate Transition Index Equity fund.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) launched its Global Climate and Social Impact strategy, adding another sustainability themed product to its ESG range.
LGT Capital Partners has successfully launched two fixed income funds dedicated to sovereign strategies in emerging and especially in frontier markets.
BlackRock has launched the Systematic Multi-Strategy ESG Screened Fund (the Fund), its first single-manager multi-strategy liquid alternatives UCITS fund with daily liquidity in Europe.
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has launched its Climate Transition Global Investment Grade Credit strategy to help investors simultaneously achieve their climate and financial goals, with a focus on supporting the ‘climate transition’ and the decarbonisation of the economy.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management launches Global Balanced Sustainable Fund and Global Balanced Income Fund for UK Investors
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has launched two funds in the UK – the Morgan Stanley OEIC Global Balanced Sustainable Fund and the Morgan Stanley OEIC Global Balanced Income Fund.
Leucadia Asset Management (LAM) has launched the Solanas ESG Sustainability UCITS Fund, a UCITS version of the Solanas ESG Sustainability Fund which pursues a strategy focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations.
La Financière de l'Echiquier (LFDE) has launched Echiquier Space, the fir very first fund in Europe that will invest in companies with activities in space; operating between Earth and Space; working on the ground developing the space ecosystem; or with universal technologies fuelling the boom in this new conquest of space.