Asset managers and asset owners are leaning more on their custodians for vital data and analytics on ESG investments.
Topics discussed at the forum included achieving buy-side operational efficiencies, new front-to-back service models, blockchain, ESG and tokenisation.
Over 90% of asset owners and managers believe more than 25% of their funds will be allocated towards ESG by 2021.
Custodians could play a large role in the ESG space as they look to take up the role of a big data aggregator in order to inform clients of relevant ESG developments.
Services provided to the fund include fund administration, FX algorithmic trading and liquidity management solutions for Osmosis Investment Management.
Despite industry consensus that regulators need to introduce ESG rules, asset managers are urging them not to rush or be inflexible.
New reporting service to meet growing demand of asset managers worldwide.
Fears that asset managers would be forced to arbitrarily unwind positions in non-sustainable companies have broadly subsided following ESMA’s announcement.
Ahead of the New Year, we ask industry experts to give their predictions on what to look out for in 2019. Here we assess new and growing asset classes along with how client demands will evolve over the next 12 months.