HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Samir Essafri as portfolio manager within the European equity team. Based in Paris, he will be in charge of pan-European funds including the HSBC Gif European Equity fund, worth €85.7m of assets under management as of end March 2018. Essafri joins from Amundi where he was a co-portoflio manager […]
HSBC Global Asset Management (GAM) has appointed Fredrik Cygnaeus as managing director of HSBC Global Asset Management’s branch in Sweden. Cygnaeus will be responsible for further building HSBC Global Asset Management’s client-centric business across the Nordic region, together with Sales Manager Kim Lindberg. Matteo Pardi, chief executive officer, HSBC Global Asset Management (France) said: “The […]
Climate change is no longer just a potential investment risk in the distant future – it already is one today. It represents an urgent threat to corporations, economies, society and the planet. The imperative to transition to a lower carbon economy is a core investment consideration and effectively climate-proofing portfolios requires an informed approach. Being […]
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched two lower carbon funds designed to reduce climate risks. The HSBC GIF Global Lower Carbon Equity fund and the HSBC GIF Global Lower Carbon Bond fund aim to address climate-related investment risk by using carbon data to achieve a lower carbon portfolio. The new funds aim to address climate-related […]
HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Michel Meert as global head of Client Solutions and Consultant Relations. Meert will take responsibility, among others, for further aligning the manager’s regional consultant relations team with sales and client Strategy teams globally. Based in London, he will report to Brian Heyworth, global head of Client Strategy. A former global […]
HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) is hard-closing its HSBC GIF Asia ex Japan equity smaller companies fund to new subscriptions from all investors with effect from 10 May 2017. The asset manager said this is as a result of “significant investor interest on the back of strong performance”. As a result, HSBC has capped […]
HSBC Global Asset Management has strengthened its position in Italy with the appointment of Matteo Ercole as head of Institutional Sales in Italy. After over two years as a relationship manager in Italy, Ercole will be responsible for further developing and consolidating the presence of HSBC within the Italian institutional segment. Ercole will report to Roberto Citarella, general manager […]
HSBC Global Asset Management has announced the appointment of Puneet Chaddha (pictured) as Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Global Asset Management (Singapore) Limited, with effect from 1 November 2015. He succeeds Kalen Lim who will move to another senior role within HSBC. Chaddha, who was previously Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Limited, will also […]
HSBC Global Asset Management has enhanced its range of multi-asset products with the introduction of its new HSBC GIF Global Multi-Asset Income fund. This launch is a response to continuing strong client demand for multi-asset products, the asset manager said. The fund’s well diversified multi-asset investment approach is designed to help investors benefit from the […]
Markus Ackermann, Produktspezialist Emerging Markets bei HSBC Global Asset Management Deutschland GmbH, erklärt warum er bei der Übergewichtung des chinesischen Marktes bleibt. Wir beobachten positive Trends zur Sanierung der Haushalte auf Märkten wie Indien, Malaysia und Indonesien. Dort werden Energiesubventionen zurückgefahren und Infrastrukturausgaben angehoben. Allerdings herrschen Zweifel, ob Indonesien seine Infrastrukturpläne in angemessener Zeit umsetzt, […]
In its investment outlook for 2014, HSBC Global Asset Management expects global economic growth to pick up in 2014 relative to 2013, especially in the developed world. In particular, there should be much less of a “fiscal drag”, in the US and Europe than there was in 2013.
Marcus Pakenham, product specialist Fixed Income at HSBC Global Asset Management, considers the positioning of fixed income investors in the medium term, given possible changes to yields as QE programmes cease and global economic growth continues to recovery.