In an exclusive podcast for InvestmentEurope, hosted by Jake Moeller, head of UK and Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper, Gary Greenberg, head of Hermes Emerging Markets at Hermes Investment Management, discusses emerging markets, the search for value and ESG.
Hermes Investment Management has appointed Magnus Kristensen as director of Business Development for Nordic region. Based in Denmark, Kristensen will report into Paul Voute, head of European Business Development. Kristensen will be responsible for both institutional and wholesale channels in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Furthermore, he will oversee the strategy in the region, covering […]
Hermes Investment Management has added a fund to its global fixed income product offering with the launch of the Hermes Unconstrained Credit fund. The Ucits fund, seeded by cornerstone investors including Quilter Multi-Asset, has investor commitments of £185m and aims to offer a high-conviction, multi-sector credit solution that is structured to perform throughout market cycles. […]
Hermes Investment Management has launched the Hermes European Direct Lending fund, which builds on the business generated through the previous launch of the UK Direct Lending fund in 2016. The new fund will be managed by Patrick Marshall, head of Private Debt & CLOs. The portfolio will invest in senior secured loans targeting mid-market businesses […]
Hermes Investment Management has appointed Stephane Michel and Andrew Lennox within its fixed income team in London, InvestmentEurope can reveal. These appointments make to 26, the number of investment professionals in the unit. Stephane Michel (pictured left) has been hired as senior portfolio manager as of 19 March 2018. Reporting to Andrew Jackson, head of Fixed Income […]
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. […]
InvestmentEurope‘s first ESG Froum took place on 12 April at the Bar au Lac in Zurich. The event, which attracted about 30 European selectors was sponsored by Hermes Investment Management, UBS Asset Management, Liontrust and RobecoSAM. Key themes of the event include active, unconstrained approaches to ESG, combining sustainable investing and passives, ESG and European […]
Andrew Parry, head of Sustainable Investing at Hermes Investment Management will discuss the evolution of environmental and social governance at the InvestmentEurope ESG Forum held in Zurich on 21 April. Parry will outline how sustainable investing evolves thinking further to consider the sustainability of a company’s business model, not just from traditional financial metrics and […]
Hermes Investment Management is to assess and audit the company valuation methodology developed by Oxford, UK-based financial technology company Util, which is intended to provide away to measure companies on social and environmental performance alongside financial performance. Hermes, which has some £33bn (€37bn) of assets under management and through its EOS business advises on some […]
In an exclusive podcast for InvestmentEurope, hosted by Jake Moeller, head of UK and Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper, Andrew Parry head of Sustainable Investing at Hermes Investment Management discusses the evolution of ESG and its incorporation into both active and passive investing.
Fewer than half (48%) of the institutional investors questioned by Hermes Investment Management for its annual Responsible Investing & the Persistent Myth of Investor Sacrifice survey say that they believe ESG factors produce better returns over the long term. Some 104 institutional investors were surveyed for the results, which suggest a fall from the 56% […]
London-headquartered Hermes Investment Management has been awarded a $400m (€338.8m) global high yield credit investment mandate by a buffer of the Swedish national income pension scheme Första AP-Fonden (AP1). The mandate seeks to improve the geographical diversification of the AP1’s high yield exposure. “The aims of the mandate are aligned with Hermes’ commitment to delivering […]