US-based Federated Investors has completed its acquisition of a 60% interest in Hermes Investment Management from the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
With UK-based Hermes running $47bn (£34bn) across a range of strategies and Federated managing $390bn in the US, the deal has created a global fund house responsible for around $440bn. Hermes also represents...
Mark Denning, who helped to run $300bn of assets at Capital Group, has resigned from his role after he was alleged to have secretly bought shares for his own benefit in some of the same companies as his funds.
The first generation of ESG strategies excluded whole sectors from investors’ portfolios. Such approaches are still widely used, but investors may be underestimating their impact on portfolio diversification.
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
Industry Voice: Economic policy or economic growth? What matters most for sovereign bond quality and performance? See Eaton Vance's latest report
In this paper, Marshall Stocker, Ph.D, CFA, explores the key drivers of sovereign bond ratings, spread performance and frequency of defaults, paying particular attention to the determinant role that economic policy plays.