“Old Mutual launches South African ESG equity fund” – Independent Online – June 15, 2020

On June 15, 2020 Independent Online reported that “(i)n a breakthrough for the South African investment industry, Old Mutual has launched the first retail unit trust fund to invest in JSE-listed companies that score highly on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

The actively managed Old Mutual ESG Equity Fund will complement the company’s two passive global ESG funds, the Old Mutual MSCI World ESG Index Feeder Fund and the Old Mutual MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Index Feeder Fund.

The fund, which launched on May 31, is managed by Fawaz Fakier and is aimed at investors with an investment horizon of five years or more. It is also available in Old Mutual’s suite of tax-free investments.”

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