The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has re-appointed Lesley Alexander as its President with effect from its 45th Annual General Meeting on 29 July 2021.
Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has revealed that the SEC is reviewing its whistleblower programme.
Vanguard is to introduce two new active fixed income funds: Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund and Vanguard Multi-Sector Income Bond Fund.
Sacker & Partners (Sackers), a UK-based specialist law firm for pensions and retirement savings, announced its 2021 promotions: Nigel Cayless has been promoted to senior counsel; Sonya Fraser, James Geer, Sarah Henderson and Oliver Topping have been promoted to associate director; and Aaron Dunning-Foreman, Liam Goulding and Lucy Swart-Mallett have been promoted to senior associate.
In October 2021, new regulations from the Department for Work and Pensions will compel many large pension schemes to report in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate Related Disclosure (TCFD). This means schemes will have to publish significantly more detailed climate data covering holdings, risk management, governance and other metrics.
State Street partners with Lukka to expand digital asset fund admin capabilities for alt investment clients
State Street Corporation is to provide digital and cryptocurrency asset fund administration capabilities for the firm’s private funds clients.
GSR, a specialist in digital asset trading, has appointed Michael Bressler as Global Head of Sales.
Robeco and Quintet Private Bank have partnered to launch one of Europe’s first USD green-bond strategies. RobecoSAM US Green Bonds – a carve-out from RobecoSAM Global Green Bonds, launched last year – provides diversified exposure to the US green-bond market, fueling positive environmental impact while aiming to provide long-term capital growth that outperforms the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI USD Green Bond Index.
Prime Trust, a one-stop shop for financial infrastructure for fintechs, has closed a USD64 million Series A funding round.
ProFunds, a provider of a diverse lineup of mutual funds, has launched the Bitcoin Strategy ProFund (BTCFX).