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JP Morgan forms sustainable investment team and launches fund

Asset manager unveils Europe-focused strategy for newly-formed specialist investment unit.

Robeco loses ESG expert to Swiss sustainable pension fund group

Matthias Narr will be overseeing the Ethos Engagement Pool International, which was launched by Swiss pension funds and Ethos a few months ago.

Chile AFP regulator drops pair of Templeton and Schroders funds from approved list

The CCR has approved eight new funds, half of which are from BNP Paribas, and cut two from US and UK giants due to the funds' low assets.

Look beyond ESG scores to flag up risky assets

NNIP's Jeroen Bos says focusing on day-to-day behaviour at Volkswagen led the company to drop shares 'way before' the emissions scandal.

Global institutions will follow Norway's SWF example, says ESG expert

Investors might follow the move of the largest world's sovereign wealth fund, according to a Cambridge Associates' director.

AP4 CEO: climate change is the biggest risk we face

Speaking exclusively with Modern Investor, Mats Andersson traces the journey towards sustainability the fund began 10 years ago.

Nordea soft-closes star duo’s €1.1bn long/short equity fund

Nordic asset manager closes fund producing top quartile performance after hitting capacity limit, Modern Investor has learned.

AXA IM boost European equities team with new hire

Former manager at AllianceBernstein assigned to work on total return European equity strategies.

How Denmark’s ATP achieved its best performance since 2011

Danish pension fund explains how it achieved the strongest results in four years after one asset class posted unusually high returns.

RPMI Railpen seeds pair of factor investing funds

The funds, launched along with institutional boutique Unigestion, target higher quality value and less volatile momentum stocks, as well as more stable small cap opportunities.