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Fossil fuel divestment bill passes California Senate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2022
... introduced in February with the backing of 127 unions, coalitions and organisations and requires the two funds to cease investments in the world's 200 largest fossil fuel companies and requires them to divest their current holdings by 2030, the progress ...

SEC proposes new disclosure for ESG funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... their portfolio. "The requirements are designed to meet demand from investors seeking environmentally focused fund investments for consistent and comparable quantitative information regarding the GHG emissions associated with their portfolios and to ...

Just 14.8% of hedge fund leaders are female: Report

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... same [investors], and we were in the same structural programs, but we got less than the men... We got more private [investments] - way more. "The investments we got from private institutional funds were a result of long relationships built over the years ...

Future Generation welcomes Mike Baird as new chair

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... youth at risk under the platform's unique business model. Future Generation focuses on a stream of annual charity investments with 1.0% of assets going towards vulnerable children each year. Baird is currently the chief executive of HammondCare and ...

HESTA opposes AGL demerger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2022
... hugely positive impact on Australia's pathway to net zero, lowering the overall systemic risk exposure of our members' investments." She added that the fund cannot "simply divest away from the risk of Australia being slow to transition to a low-carbon ...

Income Asset Management wins mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... builds on IAM's strong momentum in new business wins and growing scale," IAM chief executive John Lechte said. "The investments we have been making in the business are enabling us to offer investors and portfolio managers the most trustworthy and ...

BNY Mellon subsidiary to pay US$1.5m over ESG misstatements

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... funds that it managed. On Monday, the SEC announced that from July 2018 to September 2021, BNY Mellon implied that all investments in the funds had undergone an ESG quality review, which wasn't the case. Deputy director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement ...

Risk asset volatility guaranteed: Western Asset

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... extremely supporting of the case for emerging markets making a recovery." Western Asset also favours high-yield credit investments. The investment manager has a strong conviction in high-yield credits fundamentals albeit the tighter spreads and more ...

Challenger restructures for growth

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
... promoted to the role of chief executive, life and solutions. The change is effective June 1, and he will oversee life investments, investment solutions and actuarial, the group said. Before joining Challenger in 2018 Kapel was chief actuary at AMP and ...

Investment Leadership Awards finalists revealed

STAFF WRITER  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
... the Year in 2022 are Australian Ethical Investment, First Sentier, Pendal Group, UBS Asset Management and Vanguard Investments. The full list of finalists in all 21 categories can be found here. This year's awards will be presented in tandem with ...
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