Somerset Capital Management, a global emerging markets specialist investment manager, has launched a new strategy which aims to capitalise on the growth potential among small and medium-sized ESG-friendly companies in emerging market countries.
ESG & Responsible Investing
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.
From mainstream to niche: How energy specialist hedge fund HITE is thriving with bearish carbon outlook
Established in 2004, HITE Hedge Asset Management is an alpha-focused energy specialist hedge fund firm which trades a range of energy-related securities throughout the entire carbon value chain.
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.
C8 Technologies has partnered with LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings to make the the LGBTQ100 ESG Index tradable for investors around the world.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a long/short global equity hedge fund which will invest in companies grappling with looming environmental challenges, as interest in ESG (environmental, social and governance) themed hedge fund strategies continues to soar.
RAM Active Investments SA (RAM AI), a systematic asset manager based in Geneva, is launching a fund with the objective of tackling climate change and providing investors an active strategy with strong ESG standards.
Waratah Capital Advisors has launched the firm's second liquid alternative mutual fund, the Waratah Alternative ESG (AESG) Fund.
RepRisk, a specialist in ESG data science combining machine learning and human intelligence, has formed a strategic partnership with alternative data platform and marketplace BattleFin that will significantly expand alternative data buyer access to ESG risk data.
Welton Investment Partners (Welton), an alternative investment manager specialising in non-correlated, actively managed strategies that incorporate quantitative expertise for maximum investor impact, has launched ESG Advantage offering investors a new way to integrate risk mitigation strategies to improve investor outcomes for sustainable investing in the public equities markets.