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Union Bancaire Privée’s new ESG hedge fund targets Japan’s patchy corporate governance record

Union Bancaire Privée’s new ESG hedge fund targets Japan’s patchy corporate governance record

A new hedge fund launched last month by Union Bancaire Privée which trades on good and bad governance within Japanese companies has started positively – and portfolio manager Zuhair Khan (pictured) says the country’s patchy record on board oversight will continue to offer strong investment opportunities.

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“An excellent tool”: New study by AIMA and Simmons & Simmons probes ESG short-selling ethics

“An excellent tool”: New study by AIMA and Simmons & Simmons probes ESG short-selling ethics

Short selling is essential in enabling investors to hedge against ESG risks, and has bolstered market transparency by uncovering corporate wrongdoing and environmental negligence, according to a new study by the Alternative Investment Management Association and global law firm Simmons & Simmons.