Nearly half of pension fund managers surveyed by CACEIS felt there were not properly equipped to monitor their ESG activities to a high standard.
ESG has been a growing focus for BNP Paribas, which has been one of the leading voices in the securities services industry to advocating the concept.
More diverse data requirements from investors and regulators are weighing on the minds of private equity firms.
In the third part of our ‘what to look out for in 2020’, we ask industry experts’ for their input on investment in the securities services industry.
The mandate will include global custody and fund administration services for Storebrand's AIF and UCITS Luxembourg-domiciled funds.
The asset management landscape for 2020 is set for significant change as regulation on ESG and liquidity, Brexit, and digital assets appear to be on the agenda.
The council aims to introduce wide-ranging solutions for sustainable securities lending through the introduction of new principles.
The Japanese pension fund giant has halted securities lending from its foreign equity portfolio citing a lack of transparency over the process.
Some custodians are conflicted whether they wait for the EU’s taxonomy to become crystallised or pre-empt it entirely by rolling out their own ESG reporting solutions.
Apex has launched a new ESG data and ratings solution that will sit alongside its reporting service.