Responsible investment a 'deal breaker' in fund manager selection

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Professional investors are not tolerating "weakness" or failure in the responsible investment space when selecting fund managers, research by Columbia Threadneedle has found. Some 85% of professional investors believe responsible investment is a crucial part of manager selection, while 72% of institutional and wholesale investors said not meeting expectations was a "deal breaker" when considering asset managers that can help them meet their objectives. Michaela Collet Jackson, head of distribution, EMEA, at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, said: "It's clear that professional investo...

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