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M&A deals ramp up ESG checks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... sustainability-related risks and opportunities have a financial impact. 44% are also motivated by regulatory requirements. The EMEA (57%) and APAC (55%) regions rank regulation requirements much more prominently than in the Americas (19%). Modern slavery ...

Robeco expands transition strategy with new funds

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... der Hart and Rob Schellekens. The Transition Asian Equities fund, with broader ESG objectives, will be managed by head of APAC equites Joshua Crabb. The firm has also repositioned its existing fixed income strategies, the Transition Emerging Credits ...

Morningstar boosts ESG focus with new hire

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... AI, the global carbon data and technology business. Cameron has led sustainable investment community initiatives across the APAC region including leading working groups at responsible investment groups such as RIAA. "I am pleased to have Michelle join ...

QIC beefs up energy team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... was previously chief executive of Lumea, a transmission services business owned by Transgrid, and before that head of Engie APAC, the energy generator and distributor. Meanwhile, Richard Van Breda joins QIC Infrastructure as a senior advisor covering ...

ERM inks deal with Energetics

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... hinges on obtaining Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approval. The takeover ensures a competitive advantage in the APAC region for Energetics and ERM, which will cumulatively employ more than 150 staff in Australia and New Zealand. At the conclusion ...

AOFM launches first Green Treasury Bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... managers saying it will ensure capital is deployed to sustainable projects. The launch follows a four-week roadshow across APAC, Europe and the UK, undertaken in April and May 2024. Meetings with investors based in North America and other locations were ...

Geopolitical risks push APAC family office allocations locally

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Portfolios have already moved a greater balance between bonds and equities, the head of UBS global family institutional wealth for APAC LH Koh said. "APAC family offices are keen to add more developed markets fixed income (48%) and developed markets ...

ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... strategies over growth-focused ones, says Nomura UK's sustainable equities portfolio manager. Alex Rowe recently completed his APAC tour coinciding the firm's Australian launch of its five-year-old Global Sustainable Equity strategy - an actively ...

BlackRock-Temasek closes at US$1.4 bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance, corporates and family offices across the US, Europe and APAC. Meghan Sharp, global head of Decarbonization Partners said: "Decarbonization Partners was deliberately set up as a purpose-built ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... spectrum of growth which allows us to perform in a variety of market regimes," she said. ClearBridge Investments head of APAC business development Matt Bushby said the launch of the fund marks the next stage of growth strategy for Australian investors ...
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