Capital Markets

“Investors show interest in EM” – Money Management – November 3, 2017

On November 3, 2017 the Austrian portal Money Management reported on research conducted by the firm bfinancial about new equity mandates. According to the article, “investors and pension funds have highly prioritised emerging market and Asia-focused managers at the expense of US equities.” “However, one of the challenges for investors, seeking to integrate ESG considerations […]

“ESG factors mattering more in emerging market investments” – Nikkei Asian Review – October 12, 2017

On October 12, 2017 Nikkei Asian Review published an interview about the latest trends in ESG with Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG research at MSCI.  According to Ms. Lee, “those criteria matter a lot when investing in companies in emerging markets as ‘higher-rated ESG companies do tend to be demonstrating stronger risk management.’” The […]