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Irish Life to adopt responsible investing approach for entire discretionary book

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:48

Investment Managers (Irish Life) is to convert its entire book of assets under discretionary control to a responsible investing approach. By end of December, the company will have over EUR15 billion in assets under management which explicitly consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their investment approaches. »

Ned McGuire, Wilshire

Aggregate funded ratio of US corporate pension plans up over one per cent in October

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:45

The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans increased by 1.1 percentage points to end the month of October at 86.0 percent, according to Wilshire Consulting.  »

Callan hires new senior vice president to alternatives consulting team

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:11

Callan, an institutional investment consulting firm, has hired Catherin Beard, CFA, as senior vice president in the expanding Alternatives Consulting group. »

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Spotex appoints CEO

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:08

Spotex, a developer of foreign exchange technology systems and institutional ECN operator, has promoted John Miesner to CEO less than a year after he joined the firm. »

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HSBC Global Asset Management launches new fund

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:06

HSBC Global Asset Management has launched the HSBC China Government Local Bond Index Fund. »

moves and appointments

Maples Group hires independent director to fiduciary services team

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:03

The Maples Group, a provider of legal, fiduciary, fund, regulatory and compliance and entity formation and management services, has appointed Kim Bishop as a vice president and independent director within the fiduciary services team in the Cayman Islands. »

Solactive appoints Head of Product Development

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:59

Solactive has appointed Peter Diel as Head of Product Development with responsibility for running the firm’s index development departments. »

Nithin Palavalli, Moon X

MoonX launches new trading tech in the UK

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:49

MoonX has launched of its new trading technology in the UK, offering a full suite of financial software and hardware systems for exchanges, brokerages, hedge funds, financial institutions and traders. »

Gernot Schmidt, SimCorp

SimCorp’s SFTR cloud solution goes live ahead of 2020 deadline

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 10:26

SimCorp, a provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, has gone live with its SFTR cloud solution, available to clients as part of the company’s latest software release. »

Mick Dillon, Brown Advisory

Brown Advisory launches Global Leaders Sustainable Fund

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:41

Brown Advisory, a USD76 billion, employee-owned, global investment firm, has launched the Global Leaders Sustainable Fund under its Dublin-UCITS umbrella.  »

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