Merger / Risk Arbitrage Request – EUR 40 million

Investor searching for asset manager, 3 year track record, at least weekly liquidity, focus on liquid market-neutral/event arb strategy, de-correlated from equity markets.

Deadline: 19 November, 2021

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PLSA publishes practical case studies to help pension schemes meet climate goals

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a series of real-world case studies demonstrating how workplace pension providers are putting their climate policies into action.

Towards a Greener Future: Case Studies from the Pension SectorRead more

European Microfinance Fund – CHF hedged

Wealth manager is searching for a European microfinance fund with a share class hedged in CHF.

Deadline: 22 October, 2021

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Due Diligence on Company and Fund Level

International insurance group released annual company and fund due diligence requests for selected asset managers to review and update.

Deadline 15 November, 2021

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GRI raises the global bar for due diligence and human rights reporting

Standards for greater transparency on impacts than ever before

The GRI Standards have today been strengthened so they deliver the highest level of transparency for impacts on the economy, environment and people, with a major update to the very foundation of the Read more

The challenge of measuring and quantifying the impact

Institutional investors are wanting more from their sustainable investments and asset managers. This is one of the results revealed in the Schroders Institutional Investor Study 2021 – spanning 750 institutional investors, collectively responsible for $26.8… Read more

The Return of inflation: a Jurassic Risk?

The death of inflation has been greatly exaggerated. Its return will first scare, then maim, then ruin the traditional balanced portfolios have that served investors well for a generation. Investors need to prepare for a world of greater inflation volatility. … Read more

investRFP.com & investESG.eu | Sustainable Investor Summit | Frankfurt and Vienna

Albert Reiter, CFA, CEO investRFP.com & investESG.eu supported the 4th Sustainable Investor Summit in Frankfurt on 29 September 2021 and moderated a panel on ESG Data.

The topic of the “Global View” panel in Vienna on 14 October, 2021 will be: “TheRead more

The Boy Who Cried Wolf: Is An Inflationary Decade Ahead?

“…though the Villagers heard the cry, they did not run to help him as they had before. ‘He cannot fool us again,’ they said. The Wolf killed a great many of the Boy’s sheep and then slipped away into the forest.” Æsop

Key Takeaways

• Recent developments – politicians’… Read more

Insurance Company Fund Due Diligence

Austrian insurance company will launch a due diligence request for fund holdings and selected asset managers will be informed next week. The request will be based on the selection criteria defined by the insurance company and the annual due diligence questionnaire.… Read more