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Michael Libertore, Broadridge

Broadridge to acquire TD Ameritrade Retirement Plan custody and trust assets

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:19

Broadridge Financial Solutions is to acquire the retirement plan custody and trust assets from TD Ameritrade Trust Company, a subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Company.  »

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Wells Fargo Asset Management adds Global Multi-Asset Income Fund and Global Factor Enhanced Equity Fund

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:14

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has launched the Global Multi-Asset Income Fund and the Global Factor Enhanced Equity Fund, both sub-funds of the Wells Fargo (Lux) Worldwide UCITS Fund and available to institutional and retail investors.  »

Andrew Borowiec, IMDAA

IMDDA names first Chartered Due Diligence Analysts

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:11

The Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA) has named the first-ever group of people to achieve the new Chartered Due Diligence Analyst (CDDA) designation after sitting for and passing an intensive examination.  »

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Citi issues nine structured green bonds to finance sustainable development

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 14:08

Citi has issued nine structured green bonds with the proceeds set to be allocated exclusively to finance loans or investments made by Citi for assets or projects that meet Citi’s green bond eligibility criteria.  »

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Meketa Investment Group and Pension Consulting Alliance complete combination

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 13:39

Investment consulting and advisory firms Meketa Investment Group (Meketa) and Pension Consulting Alliance (PCA) have completed the formal combination of the two firms.  »

Tanguy van de Werve, EFAMA

EFAMA welcomes final agreement on cross-border fund distribution legislation

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 13:37

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has welcomed the vote by the European Parliament plenary, formally adopting the trilogue agreement on the Commission's initiative to remove cross-border barriers to the distribution of investment funds.  »

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World’s first marketplace for CO2 removal launches in bid to reverse climate change

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 13:35

Puro – the world’s first marketplace to kick-start CO2 removal from the atmosphere – has been launched as an internal startup at clean energy provider Fortum.  »

US dollars

Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds close with USD758m

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:26

China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries (PAOH), the main overseas investment and asset management platform of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, has closed the Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds with USD758 million in capital commitments. »

bitcoins

Crypto-to-crypto exchange trading volume up 70 per cent in March

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:24

March saw a 70 per cent increase in volume from crypto to crypto exchanges compared to February, while those that offer fiat pairs decreased 8 per cent, according to the latest Monthly Exchange Review from CryptoCompare. »

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bfinance adds Director to Canada team

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:21

Independent investment consultancy bfinance has appointed Philip Coté, CFA, FRM as Director, Client Consulting in the firm’s Canada team.  »

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