International

NN Investment Partners, China Asset Management to explore investment opportunities

Money Management -

Money Management -

NN Investment Partners and China Asset Management Co. are exploring joint investment strategy development opportunities.

Money Management -

Money Management -

Giorgio Ventura was promoted from head of Italy to global head of sales at Carmignac.

Searches and Hires -

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Brunel Pension Partnership is searching for managers to run a total £1.8 billion across U.K. equity and global low-volatility equity allocations.
U.S., U.K. partner for Financial Regulatory Working Group

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Regulations -

The U.S. and U.K. have announced a financial regulatory working partnership, allowing the two countries to exchange views on their regulatory relationship.

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Searches and Hires -

The Northern Pool partnership of three U.K. pension funds hired Northern Trust as custodian.
Morningstar: Netherlands leads list of countries with strong ESG companies

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ESG -

Dutch companies are the world's sustainability leaders, said a recent report from Morningstar.

Searches and Hires -

Searches and Hires -

France's ERAFP is searching for socially responsible investing credit default managers to run a non-benchmark discretionary allocation to emerging markets.

Money Management -

Money Management -

Charles "Chip" Seidler was named head of European rates at BTG Pactual Asset Management.
Caisse's Ivanhoe Cambridge targets warehouses to boost assets 33% in Amazon era

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REAL ESTATE -

Ivanhoe Cambridge plans to increase its assets by a third with a bet on the booming warehouse sector.
AIMCo posts 10.4% return in 2017

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

Alberta Investment Management Corp. reported a net 10.4% return on its balanced fund investments in 2017, vs. its 9.1% custom benchmark return.
Preqin: Sovereign wealth fund assets rise 13% for 12-month period

Sovereign Wealth Funds -

Sovereign Wealth Funds -

Sovereign wealth fund assets globally increased 13% to a record $7.45 trillion in the year ended March 31.

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

PKA named managing partners for its into private equity and infrastructure businesses that are splitting from its alternatives division.
BofA: Money manager equity allocations continue to drop

Money Management -

Money Management -

Money managers' global equity allocations continued to decline in April.
Royal Bank of Scotland lines up 2 billion contribution for pension fund this year

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Contributions -

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group will make a 2 billion contribution to its 45.3 billion pension fund in the second half of the year.

Consultants -

Consultants -

Joanne "Jo" Holden was named U.K. chief investment officer at Mercer, effective immediately.