BNY Mellon BNY Mellon has appointed Catherine M. Keating as chief executive of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Keating will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the $246bn wealth management arm of the US-listed bank. Since February 2015, Keating most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Commonfund, a non-profit, global institutional asset manager serving […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has started building an infrastructure investment capability for institutional and private clients in Europe. The company has hired Heiko Schupp to the newly created role of global head of infrastructure investments and a further three infrastructure investment professionals Ash Kelso, Antonio Botija and Ingrid Weston will join him in the new team. […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched the Threadneedle (Lux) Global Investment Grade Credit Opportunities Fund, an active absolute return credit strategy investing primarily in global investment grade markets. The Threadneedle (Lux) Global Investment Grade Credit Opportunities Fund, aimed at delivering positive cash-plus returns, emulates the investment approach taken in the successful Threadneedle Credit Opportunities Fund. The […]
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management The family-run investment house, Edmond de Rothshild AM, has appointed Gad Amar as global head of business development. Based in Paris, Amar will report to Vincent Taupin, global chief executive asset management and chairman of the board at Edmond de Rothschild (France). Amar joins the group from BlackRock, where he […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has announced its intention to lift the trading suspension on the Threadneedle UK Property and feeder fund, while also announcing plans for a new offshore SICAV version of its UK equity income strategy for international investors. With regard to the Threadneedle UK Property and feeder fund, the fund’s depositary, Citibank Europe, UK Branch, and […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Rio Bravo Investimentos, the Brazilian independent money-management firm founded by former central bank head Gustavo Franco, to launch a Brazilian domiciled fund available to Brazilian pension fund clients. The fund, wholly managed by Rio Bravo and designed as a feeder, is […]
A selection of key moments from the first day of the InvestmentEurope Spring Pan-European Fund Selector Summit 2015, which took place at the Beau Rivage Hotel in Lausanne.