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Pensioenfonds ING selects Robeco for integral ESG mandate

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 18:19

Pensioenfonds ING, a corporate pension fund based in the Netherlands with approximated EUR28 million and nearly 70,000 participants, has selected Robeco, a global asset management firm, as a partner in its sustainable investments policy. »

Ned McGuire, Wilshire

Aggregate funded ratio for US State pension plans up half a percent in Q3

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 18:14

The aggregate funded ratio for US state pension plans increased by 0.4 percentage points during the third quarter of 2019 ending at 73.4 per cent, according to Wilshire Consulting.  »

HKEX partners with TNS

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 18:12

Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) have signed an agreement for connectivity, managed hosting and market data access that will give financial market participants greater choice of how to trade with the HKEX. »

Nicolas Faller, UBP

UBP launches new technology-focused equity long/short strategy on alt UCITS platform

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:21

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is launching a new a technology-focused long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Shannon River Capital Management (Shannon River). »

BNY Mellon's Pershing unveils centralised portal for investment managers

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:04

BNY Mellon's Pershing (Pershing) has launched its new manager gateway, a consolidated digital solution that features a centralised portal, delivering simplified account access and a seamless model delivery process. »

Triple Point appoints new Partner and Head of Institutional Sales

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:51

Jennifer Ockwell is to join Triple Point, a UK impact investment manager, as Partner and Head of Sales and will be responsible for growing the institutional business across the UK and Ireland. »

DWS European Direct Lending fund achieves first closing

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:50

DWS has held the first close of its new closed-ended European Direct Lending fund with commitments of more than EUR350 million from investors across Europe and Asia. »

Stanislas de Bailliencourt, Sycomore

Sycomore Asset Management launches Sycomore Next Generation

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:45

Sycomore Asset Management (Sycomore AM) has broadened its range of SRI funds with the launch of SRI Next Generation, a fund with a focus on companies offering business models that are compatible with sustainable growth objectives. »

Resonance Asset Management launches Guernsey Green Fund focused on onshore wind farms

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:43

Resonance British Wind Energy Income II, an authorised, close-ended investment fund focused on the wind farm sector in the UK and Ireland, has been launched as a Guernsey Green Fund. »

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ECC appoints Chief Information Officer

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 15:43

The Supervisory Board of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC) has appointed Jens Rick as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective 1 November with responsibility for the operation and development of ECC’s clearing systems and IT operations.   Rick also joins the Management Board of the clearing house.   The role of CIO is a new position at ECC before and reflects the growing importance of the IT landscape and its operation and development within EEX Group. Rick has been Chief Information Officer of European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) since 1 February 2019. »

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