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EIB and Amundi form green partnership for high yield, private debt and securitisations4 days ago
Amundi and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have teamed-up to launch Green Credit Continuum (Greco) programme with the aim of raising €1 billion over the next three years for green credit initiatives
Direct lenders pin hopes on ESG as risk management tool11 days ago
Strategies geared towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) may have originally been popularised at the behest of pension funds seeking responsible investments, but there are growing hopes that incorporating ESG will help fund managers outperform in a downturn.
ESG survey: is green and clean investing the future, or is all just hot air?13 days ago
Creditflux has launched a survey to analyse the growth of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing within credit
UK pension scheme quits tobacco28 days ago
Nest is set to go tobacco free across all its investments, with the largest UK pension master trust expecting that the process will take up to two years.
Permira's Lawson: you need the right systems in place to screen for governance [video]1 month ago
Andrew Lawson, head of capital markets at Permira Debt Managers, sat down with Creditflux's Michelle D'souza at the CLO Symposium on 8 May
BNP Paribas AM hires Robeco investment specialist for quant strategies2 months ago
BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Grégory Taïeb for the newly-created role of investment specialist within the firm’s multi-asset, quantitative and solutions investment group, which includes investments in credit.
Debut manager touts non-ethical CLO3 months ago
“We are looking at this as a sort of Darth Vader of CLOs,” says the firm's portfolio manager
Wells Fargo AM appoints global head of ESG5 months ago
Wells Fargo Asset Management is looking to enhance its environmental, social and governance (ESG) capabilities and has appointed Hannah Skeates as global head of ESG
US pension seek real estate debt managers5 months ago
The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) has launched a real assets investment search, seeking private core, private core plus, and private non-core real estate managers, on both debt and equity
LA pension fund seeks emerging manager for fixed income strategy5 months ago
The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (Lacera) has launched a request for proposal in which it seeks out a fixed income emerging manager specialising in liquid strategies, such as core and core plus strategies
Lazard appoints co-heads of sustainable investment and ESG5 months ago
Lazard Asset Management has appointed co-heads of sustainable investment and ESG across both sides of the Atlantic
NN hires head of fixed income and responsible investing5 months ago
NN Investment Partners (NN IP), a Dutch insurer and investment manager, has appointed a head of fixed income and responsible investing
Sweden eases investment law for pension funds7 months ago
The Swedish parliament has approved investment guidelines giving the country’s four state pension plans greater freedom to invest in illiquid markets
Finnish foundation seeks alternatives manager7 months ago
Turku 2029 foundation, a recently created Finnish foundation based in the city of Turku, has issued a notice seeking a manager for its €8m alternatives investments, in a bid to diversify its portfolio.
Machines connect as credit managers’ new best friends8 months ago
The clamour for credit funds that adhere to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria means the managers behind these funds are handling ever-larger and deeper data sets. This has led a growing number of fund managers to divert resources into incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into their investment processes
Ullico sets up fixed-income investment platform8 months ago
Ullico has launched a US fixed income management firm, UIA Investment Management (UIA-IM), in a bid to expand its range of services and client base by including a broader range of institutional clients.
Amundi nurtures green growth with credit fund9 months ago
The Paris-based manager is looking to raise a green-focused credit fund, according to documents seen by Creditflux
Pimco launches latest ESG-focused credit offering9 months ago
Pimco has launched its latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) fixed income offering - GIS Global Investment Grade Credit ESG Fund.
Cairn makes ESG and senior credit research appointments9 months ago
Cairn Capital has signalled its commitment to environmental, social and governance with the appointment of a head of ESG
Pimco receives nearly $400 million for ESG fixed income mandate10 months ago
An $11 billion super fund has awarded a new ESG-focused fixed income mandate to Pimco
BlackRock unveils ESG-focused emerging market debt suite11 months ago
BlackRock has launched a series of emerging market debt funds that will have an environmental,social and governance (ESG) focus
Consultant calls on investors to quiz managers over ESG processes11 months ago
The lack of consistent and reliable data seems to be a major challenge when embracing environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria across private equity, infrastructure and credit.
JP Morgan and BlackRock launch ESG fixed income indices1 year ago
JP Morgan has teamed up with BlackRock to create new ESG global fixed income indicies - a "big step forward for emerging market investments"
Market's newest ESG bond fund targets Australian and New Zealand investors1 year ago
Less than two years after launching an equity version, Dimensional has unveiled a sustainable bond fund for investors in Australia and New Zealand
PDM sees no limitations as it brings ESG investing to CLO management1 year ago
“We look at the level of ESG risk for every credit we buy, as if it was any other kind of risk consideration” - Permira's Ariadna Stefanescu describes PDM's approach to CLO management
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