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Super fund awards first ESG mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
A $3.4 billion industry super fund handed its first ESG mandate to an Edinburgh-based fixed income boutique. First Super has selected Cameron Hume to manage $125 million via its Global Fixed Income ESG Fund, comprising investments in sovereigns, corporates ...

Northern Trust touts new ESG tool to instos

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... Standard. It will help funds monitor their changes to their fund profiles, how they compare against benchmarks (including UN PRI principles), and give an insight into ESG scores and exposures in the investment portfolio. Northern Trust is starting with ...

HESTA names chief risk officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
... represents HESTA on several boards. He has also served as a director of the Climate Bonds Standards Board and as co-chair of the UN PRI Infrastructure Advisory Committee. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said the fund was fortunate to have a strong ...

Industry fund chief exits

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
The long-running chief executive of a $9.4 billion industry superannuation fund is stepping down. Frank Pegan is exiting his role as chief executive at Catholic Super after 17 years at the helm. Chief risk officer David O'Sullivan acts as chief ...

ESG bond portfolio opens to Aussie investors

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 AUG 2018
... against them, as well as issuers involved in controversial weapons. Cameron Hume was founded in 2011 and signed on to the UN PRI in 2015.The new fund is offered through a Dublin domiciled in a UCITS vehicle. Cameron Hume is marketing the new fund to ...

Member takes $50 billion industry fund to court

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... Climate Change or the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia. Rainmaker data estimates that as at June 2017, UN PRI signatories in Australia represented about half of all super funds under management, with the largest super fund signatories ...

Martin Currie SMA debuts on HUB24

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
A Legg Mason Martin Currie separately managed account (SMA) has debuted on the HUB24 platform. The Legg Mason Martin Currie Equity Income Strategy addresses retiree longevity risk and avoids the need to draw down on capital through retirement, according ...

Super fund awards emerging markets mandate

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 DEC 2016
Returning to the Australian institutional market last year, US asset manager ClariVest is now employing its emerging markets strategy with an industry superannuation fund. The EM strategy includes securities primarily selected from stocks traded in ...

Mercer appoints Acadian for SRI mandate

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 11 APR 2016
... the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)." "This year, we were pleased to receive an "A" from the UN PRI on our overarching approach to responsible investments as well as an "A" on our approach to integration. Our flexible portfolio ...

Alternatives drove Permal and EnTrust marriage

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 9 FEB 2016
Permal Group chief executive Omar Kodmani believes the recent merger with EnTrust Capital means the firms will become a diversified alternatives platform, not just a multi-manager hedge fund shop. In his first interview since the merger announcement ...
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