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BlackRock-Temasek closes at US$1.4 bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... economy. BlackRock and Temasek reached a final close of US$1.4 billion for their late-stage venture capital and growth private equity investment fund. The Decarbonization Partners Fund I, a Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) Article 9 fund ...

Disability inclusion is a financial issue

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... inclusion in organisations, disability inclusion has emerged as the missing puzzle piece in the campaign for better diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). There are 4.4 million Australians living with disability, around 20% of the population, of which ...

Active ownership is the new sheriff in town

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... will not equate to great, enduring value in the long run." On climate risk, the fund has zeroed in on companies within its equity portfolios that are falling behind on their climate transition plans. Of 31 companies that it had on review, six received ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
ClearBridge Investments has launched its first global equity strategy in Australia as it looks to introduce more in the future. The ClearBridge Global Growth Fund invests in 60 to 100 growth companies and aims to deliver above-market returns. The fund ...

Proxy voting targets DEI and pay

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has joined executive remuneration packages as top of mind in proxy voting this year. According to data compiled by the international equity team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, shareholder proposals related ...

J.P. Morgan vows $2.5 tn for sustainable development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... shipping and aluminium. The firm also included self-reported data from its more than 309,000 employees globally. On the gender equity front, the bank achieved 49% women employees globally, including 45% women directors, and 28% senior level employees. ...

RIAA: Green bonds broaden investor appeal

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... projects, while also receiving a financial return," she said. Xuan Shen Ou Yong will be joining the panel session 'Private Equity, Fixed Income, Real Assets... What's The Best Way Of Investing In The Climate Transition?' at the annual Responsible ...

Preqin offers ESG benchmark for alternatives

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund performance win the context of wider private market asset classes (private equity, venture capital, real estate, private debt, natural resources and infrastructure), excluding hedge funds. The benchmark ...

Russell Investments introduces new ESG-focused ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... "ESG capabilities in global shares." Russell Investments' manager research team has also evaluated over 200 global equity mangers, identified for their ESG capabilities, for possible inclusion in the portfolio. The research team will continue to ...

Social impact groups bolster leadership

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Tara Anglican School for Girls, and vice president at Bankers Trust. He will remain at the ASX as a member of the cash equity clearing and settlement advisory group, and also at boutique advisory firm Jefferson & Shea. Lindsay McMillan, the board chair ...
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