Schroders and BlueOrchard, an emerging markets impact specialist and a member of the Schroders Group, have continued their strong collaboration with the launch of a climate impact strategy targeting positive environmental change in emerging markets.
New business from large corporate and public retirement plans has boosted Northern Trust’s defined contribution (DC) global assets under custody and administration past USD1 trillion, as companies and government entities focus on retirement security for employees.
Mike Craston has been appointed as Chair designate of London CIV, in succession to Lord Kerslake. The appointment is subject to FCA approval, but Craston is expected to take over the role in September 2021. Craston brings with him considerable experience of the investment sector and pension asset management, including the local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
New Zealand asset manager Kiwi Wealth has collaborated with German index engineer Solactive to create a bespoke benchmark aligned with the asset manager’s own sustainability principles.
The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), a global member association seeking to foster standardisation within the financial industry has appointed a new board member Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych SA, (KDPW SA), represented by Slawomir Zajac, as well as the re-election of Board members Euroclear Bank SA/NV, represented by Dan Kuhnel, and DCV Asesorías y Servicios SA, Chile, represented by Claudio Garin.
Cains Listing Services Limited (CLSL), part of the Cains Group, has been admitted as the latest Isle of Man-based Listing Member of The International Stock Exchange (TISE).
GSR, a specialist in digital asset trading, has appointed Eva Sanchez as its first Chief Legal Officer and a Member of its Executive Team.
T Rowe Price has announced that investment analyst Jihong Min will take on the role of co-portfolio manager on its Asia Opportunities Equity strategy from 1 July 2021.
Railways Pension Schemes Trustees appoints Legal & General to provide a flexible retirement solution to members
Railways Pension Trustee Company Limited, the Trustee of the Railways Pension Schemes (the Trustee), with the support of its administrator, RPMI Limited (RPMI), has appointed Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) to provide members of the railways pension schemes access to a drawdown arrangement within the Legal & General WorkSave Mastertrust.
Carmignac has secured ISR accreditation for three additional funds – Carmignac Portfolio Patrimoine Europe, Carmignac Portfolio Emergents and Carmignac Euro-Entrepreneurs.