London-based emerging and frontier market sustainable investment boutique Alquity Investment Management has received the approval of French regulator AMF for the marketing of its Sicav in France on 22 December 2017. Alquity Sicav includes the following sub-funds: Alquity Africa, Alquity Latin America, Alquity Asia, Alquity Indian Subcontinent and Alquity Future World. Alquity invests in emerging […]
Generate positive social outcome. These four words have become a hallmark of a growing trend in the asset management industry that is either termed impact investing or sustainable investing. London-based boutique Alquity Investment Management has been investing in emerging and frontier markets since 2009 while backing the idea of donating a proportion of its revenues – up […]
Research released from Alquity and Cass Business School has found a link between ESG disclosure and business performance. The analysis of over 4,400 listed companies over the period 2011-2015, revealed that companies with strong and improving ESG disclosure in emerging markets realised an annual return of 9.4%, against the benchmark performance of 5.4%. The research […]
By Mike Sell, head of Asian investments at Alquity This week’s yuan fall has generated headlines, but pails into comparison with other emerging market currencies. The Brazilian Real is down 31% against the dollar since the start of the year, Indonesia’s Rupiah is down 11%, and the Malaysian Ringgit down 15%. The Euro itself is […]
Roberto Lampl, head of Latin American Investments at Alquity comments on Brazil’s long overdue problems and how the nation ignored the warning signs Brazil’s currency depreciation has been long overdue. In the Alquity Latin America fund, we have had among the lowest exposure to Brazil of all our peers within the Latin America equity universe. The […]
A business model which emphasizes a commitment to ESG factors has helped the Alquity Africa fund win a mandate from Truestone Asset Management.
Hansard has launched its Alquity Africa fund in Europe, responding to demand from IFAs in the region