Institutional nieuws2021-06-16T10:16:07+00:00

VanEck adopts ESG indices for three multi-asset ETFs  

By |Institutionals|

VanEck is transitioning to ESG indices for three multi-asset ETFs. VanEck attributes the changes to the mounting demand from investors for ESG ETFs. The multi-asset ETFs in question are the the VanEck Multi Asset Conservative Allocation UCITS ETF (DTM), the VanEck Multi Asset

ABP invests in APG in net zero fund  

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ABP has invested in the new European Fund from Energy Impact Partners (EIP) via its asset management firm APG. The fund targets companies that participate in driving the net zero economy. The fund has raised €390 million, and the funds

NN appoints Gerard van Rooijen as pensions director

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Nationale-Nederlanden has named Gerard van Rooijen as its new pensions director. Van Rooijen replaces Annemieke Visser-Brons.  Nationale-Nederlanden (NN) has named Gerard van Rooijen as its new pensions director. Van Rooijen moves to pensions director from his current function at the

Robeco names Kees Verbaas as fundamental equity head

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Robeco has appointed Kees Verbaas as fundamental equity head. In this capacity, he will manage the global equity, Chinese equity, Asia Pacific equity, and emerging markets teams.   Robeco has appointed Kees Verbaas as fundamental equity head. Prior to Robeco, Verbaas

World’s pension funds support passive impact investing

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According to a study by DWS and Create-Research, 22% of the world’s pension funds have administered impact investing strategies via passive investing. The report, titled “Impact Investing 2.0--Advancing into public markets,” attributes the rise in impact investing demand in passives

Thijs Aten new CEO of APG AM Asia

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Thijs Aten has been named CEO of APG Asset Management (AM) Asia. The appointment is effective 1 September. Aten has been at APG since 2001 and has held numerous positions in both the Netherlands and Hong Kong. His most recent

SBZ Pensioen appoints Achmea as fiduciary manager

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SBZ Pensioen has named Achmea Investment Management as fiduciary manager, replacing BNP Paribas. SBZ changed managers because of the Netherlands’ upcoming transition to a defined contribution (DC) scheme, and Achmea already had experience administering the pension’s DC arrangement. SBZ Pensioen

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