Lyxor Asset Management is integrating ESG filters into its sovereign bond management business. This HQLA (High Quality Liquidity Assets) strategy, which enables Lyxor to manage the regulatory liquidity buffers of more than 20 banks, is accessible via dedicated mandates or funds and invested on investment grade sovereign bonds. It represents a total of more than EUR10 billion in AuM.
UK-based digital bond market platform WiseAlpha's new bond academy is now a fully certified Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation provider.
MacKay Municipal Managers (MacKay), the municipal bond team of MacKay Shields, is to employ Artivest's open-architecture digital platform to bring its alternative solutions to financial advisors and qualified high-net-worth investors.
WiseAlpha, a UK digital bond market platform, has launched a new bond academy aimed at giving investor an opportunity to expand their knowledge on the asset class, through the use of exciting and informative online tutorials with new modules being released monthly.
Mirabaud Asset Management is rationalising its ESG compliant convertibles range of solutions by merging two Global Convertibles funds into a single vehicle.
Vanguard is to launch a new, broad market international bond index fund, Vanguard Total International Bond II. The fund will serve as the international fixed income component for the firm’s Vanguard Target Retirement series and LifeStrategy Funds.
Following the successful launch in June of their new Short-Dated Global High Yield Bond fund, Artemis is to launch the Artemis Corporate Bond Fund as a UK OEIC (FCA approved) and UCITS vehicle later this quarter.
GBST, which provides financial services technology to the capital market and wealth management sectors globally, is adding new bond capability to its Composer platform.
Bond fund providers have good reason to be positive, with the re-emergence of volatility likely to generate some exciting returns in 2019, especially in high yield, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge – European Monthly Product Trends Edition.
Nordea Asset Management has expanded its suite of strategies with the launch of the Nordea 1 – European Covered Bond Opportunities Fund.