Global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital has launched Tikehau Impact Credit (TIC), pioneering an impact approach in the high yield universe.
ESG & Responsible Investing
In this wide-ranging Q&A, Arnaud Sarfati, CEO and co-founder of Paris-based quantitative asset manager LFIS Capital, discusses how the firm is tackling ESG implementation in its quant strategies, touching on portfolio constraints, evolving regulation, auditing concerns, and “data exhaustivity”.
BlackRock has launched the Systematic Multi-Strategy ESG Screened Fund (the Fund), its first single-manager multi-strategy liquid alternatives UCITS fund with daily liquidity in Europe.
The newly elected EEX Exchange Council has held its constitutive meeting during which the Exchange Council members elected Dr Bernhard Walter, Head of Market Design and Regulatory Affairs at EnBW AG as new Chairman.
Equileap, a provider of gender equality data & insights globally, partnering with Nasdaq to support the launch of its ESG Data Hub.
Joint Bookrunner and sole Green Coordinator Natixis has successfully placed the landmark Lion III Re DAC Notes Green Catastrophe Bond. The EUR200 million bond was well-received with a final pricing of 350 bps and was oversubscribed. The transaction is sponsored by Assicurazioni Generali SpA (Generali) and represents its first-ever green catastrophe bond.
ESG Investing, a multi-media platform devoted to ESG and sustainable investing, has launched Greenlight, an accreditation service for ESG funds and products.
Prosek Partners, a global financial marketing communications and special situations firm, has acquired a stake in Blue Dot Capital, a boutique sustainable finance consulting firm with expertise and experience in advising investment-management firms on developing comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investing capabilities.
MOSS, the environmental platform that tokenisee carbon credits, has partnered with Argentium Digital Asset Management Limited for the purchase of MOSS's MCO2 carbon credits as part of the hedge funds' carbon-neutral investment approach.
In a new white paper, Merrill Sepehrnia, Head of Total Return Sustainability at Pictet Asset Management, explains why hedge funds are well placed to uncover ESG issues and help drive the ESG agenda forward.