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These are the July 2021 movements in the asset management industry in Europe

Asset managers like Candriam, Janus Henderson, Tikehau Capital, DPAM, iM Global Partner, M&G Real Estate, HSBC AM, Invesco, Vontobel, Carmignac or Natixis had appointments at the top level of their companies.

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ESG ratings are a mess, but standardisation is not the answer

Due to the subjective nature of ESG, there will always be grey areas and debates. Sustainability and governance are and will continue to be qualitative topics.

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Mirabaud Lifestyle vehicle completes first investment as fundraising continues

Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact & Innovation invests in companies addressing the needs of a new generation of conscious consumers, which are increasingly seeking to contribute to a more responsible and sustainable world.

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Federica Calvetti, Eurizon’s new Head of ESG & Strategic Activism

Federica Calvetti joins Eurizon strengthening the ESG & Strategic Activism team made up of professionals with consolidated knowledge of environmental, social and governance issues.

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LGIM appoints Head of Wholesale & Retail Distribution for Europe

Steven de Vries will be responsible for driving LGIM’s ambitious growth plans in the region by managing the firm’s mutual fund and ETF distribution in core European markets.

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HSBC AM Appoints Head of Wholesale Southern Europe

In his role, Alex will be responsible for developing and growing the firm’s Wholesale Client Business franchise across Southern Europe, including Italy and Spain.

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Natixis Investment Managers announces Senior Appointments

Joseph Pinto and Christophe Lanne will both continue to report to Tim Ryan, member of the Natixis Senior Management Committee, Global CEO Asset & Wealth Management.

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Rishma Moennasing from Rabobank Investment Centre – Fund Selector of the month

Rishma Moennasing is our Fund Selector of the Month for the month of July.

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Frederic Niamkey, Sales Director at Mirae Asset Global Investments – Sales Manager of the Month

Frederic Niamkey is our Sales Manager of the Month for the month of July.

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Haiyan Li-Labbé (Carmignac): “China has become the most heavily weighted country in emerging market equity indices”

The asset managers are investing in emerging markets in sustainable growth trends within the new Chinese economy and are highly selective in identifying companies with the greatest potential.

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Jean-Baptiste Fargeau, Fund Selector Manager at Banque de Luxembourg Investments discloses his favourite funds to go on holidays with

While thinking about funds not to worry about during your holidays, one might think about low risk, low duration funds, highly uncorrelated or balanced funds.

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Thematic funds: the Holy Grail of sustainable and responsible investment?

Thematic funds, which were already popular before the SRI craze, have mushroomed. Fund management companies are trying to ramp up their offer and they dream of launching the new Pictet Water.

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Maximizing relative wealth using leverage: The role of risk aversion

By applying leverage, investors can increase the returns and profit of an investment, but also increase the relative performance of a portfolio against a benchmark.

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ESG ratings are a mess, but standardisation is not the answer

Due to the subjective nature of ESG, there will always be grey areas and debates. Sustainability and governance are and will continue to be qualitative topics.

Sovereign ESG Analysis: Are Current Laggards Future Rising Stars?_featured

A Circular Economy: Picking The Easy Net-Zero Fruit

By circular economy we mean incorporating an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources.

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Impact investing, Why is it so important?

We had the insights from Arnau Gil, from Phenix Capital Group as well as with two pioneers in impact investing, Tim Radjy from AlphaMundi Group Ltd and Jacco Minnaar from Triodos Investment Management.

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