First State is planning to launch a Worldwide Sustainability fund for David Gait later this year, according to reports in Investment Week.
First State Investments has appointed Will Oulton as Global head of Responsible Investment based in London and Pablo Berrutti to the newly created role of head of Responsible Investment Asia Pacific based in Sydney.
Institutional allocation to infrastructure investments is likely to grow given the drivers being seen across the region, argues First State Investments.
Skandia Investment Group has switched management of its $363m Skandia Greater China Equity Fund to MIR Investment Management from First State Investments.
Skandia Investment Group has awarded Tim Steer of Artemis a £38m mandate with the Skandia Global Best Ideas fund, and a £24m mandates for the UK Best Ideas fund, replacing Audrey Ryan of Kames Capital.