Macro

BlackRock appoints new APAC wealth head

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has named James Raby as the head of wealth for the Asia Pacific (APAC) market. Raby…

Who’s saying what? Mentions of Covid-19 decreased by 45% in the banking & payments industry in Q3 2022

The global banking & payments industry experienced a 45% drop in company filings mentions of Covid-19 in Q3 2022 compared…

BNP Paribas AM acquires majority stake in International Woodland Company

BNP Paribas Asset Management (AM) has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Denmark-based natural resources specialist International Woodland…

Mutual fund manager Vanguard exits net-zero climate alliance

Mutual fund management giant Vanguard Group has decided to end it ties with Net Zero Asset Managers (NZAM), an investment-industry…

Leading wealth management companies in the ESG theme

The future of the wealth management industry will be shaped by a range of disruptive themes, with environmental, social, and…

US regulator penalises Goldman Sachs Asset Management over ESG norms violation

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a $4m fine on Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) over non-compliance…

Alternative credit managers launch ESG tool

A group of alternative asset managers and industry firms have launched the ESG Integrated Disclosure Project (ESG IDP) template. The…

Northern Trust, EDS launch new ESG data aggregation solution

Northern Trust and Equity Data Science (EDS) have introduced a new tool that focuses on investors’ environmental, social, and governance…

atomos forges strategic partnership with Willis Towers Watson

Wealth manager atomos has selected Willis Towers Watson (WTW) to deliver multi-asset investment offerings for its retail investment clients across…

Amundi hires two heads for investment operations in Asia

Asset management firm Amundi has reportedly appointed two new heads to manage its various investment operations across Asia.  Florian Neto…