US based investment manager Federated Investors has completed its acquisition of a 60% interest in London-based Integrated ESG Manager Hermes Investment Management. Hermes manages £33.6bn across 16 differentiated strategies in high-active share equities, credit and private markets, including real estate, infrastructure, private debt and private equity, serving more than 550 clients through wholesale and institutional […]
Federated Investors, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is spending £246m to buy a 60% stake in Hermes Fund Managers Limited, which operates Hermes Investment Management. The stake is being acquired from the BT Pension Scheme, which will retain 29.5% of Hermes and will continue to invest in investment strategies offered by the manager. […]
More than 45 selectors gathered for the tenth InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held at the Park Hyatt in Zurich.
With more than 45 delegates attending, the InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Zurich has now kicked off. Debates at the half-day event were dominated by the Swiss National Bank move to abandon the fixed exchange rate between Euro and Swiss Franc, with a a severe impact on Swiss pension […]
John Gentry (pictured), senior vice president, senior portfolio manager and head of the Corporate Fixed Income Group at Federated will discuss US-fixed income opportunities at the InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held in Zurich on 12 May. With the current low-yield environment representing an unprecedented challenge for fixed income investors, Federated offers strategies ranging from mortgage-backed […]
Recent activity in the Treasury market has been nothing short of mind-boggling. The 10-year yield had a 37 basis-point swing during 18-hours of trading late Tuesday through Wednesday, falling as low as 1.86% at one point Wednesday, its lowest since the initial stages of the 2013 taper tantrum that erupted that May. The volatility and […]
Philip Orlando, group head of Macro/Balanced and Growth/Income Teams as well as chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager at Federated Investors comments on the outlook for the US economy. In the softest employment report of the year, the Labour Department announced this morning that nonfarm payrolls rose by a much weaker-than-expected 142,000 jobs in […]
Phil Orlando, chief equity strategist at Federated comments on the implications of the first quarter decline in the US economy and argues that a macroeconomic rebound can be expected.
Federated Investors, one of the largest US asset managers, is to target Europe after a recent agreement with UK-based distribution firm Bury Street Capital.