Profile interviews with leading European fund selectors
Most selectors willing to take performance hit for ESG
More than two thirds of European fund selectors are willing to suffer one year or more of underperformance in an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy, according to our research.
Tensions simmer over definition of impact investing
Impact investing, as a dedicated niche of sustainable investing, is under threat by greenwashing from mainstream asset managers, specialists warn.
Value Partners shares lessons learned in Europe
Bringing a Ucits fund with an Asia strategy to Europe for distribution is not the best way to enter the market, according to Hendrik Von Ripperda-Cosyn, Value Partners’ London-based country head and senior director for Emea sales.
Industry ramps up relocation plans as Brexit nears
Luxembourg and Ireland top jurisdictions set to benefit from asset managers shifting operations to new locations over the next five years, according to State Street survey.
Nordics ‘at vanguard in focusing on shareholder value’
Ramping-up sales is the overriding priority of most continental European companies, says fund manager Chris Garsten. The Nordics, however, are different.
How to pick an ESG fund
The rapid growth of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) based funds can make hard to figure out which funds are truly incorporating the three elements, and which are satisfying requirements on a surface level. Click through the gallery below for a series of fund selector tips on the best ways to pick an ESG fund.