Matteo Germano, Pioneer Investments’ global head of Multi Asset Investments, comments on the Japan economy. Since the beginning of the year, macro conditions in Japan have remained quite weak. We expect that Japanese GDP will grow by 0.6% y-o-y in the current year 2016, and around 0.5% y-0-y in 2017, under a Low Low Trap […]
Spain’s Banco Santander maintains its plans to complete the merger of its asset management arm with Pioneer Investments, a subsidiary of Italy’s UniCredit, once the transaction receives regulatory approvals. “We have a signed agreement in place and we are waiting a number of regulatory responses for the transaction,” a spokesperson for Santander AM told InvestmentEurope. […]
The merger of Pioneer Investments and Santander Asset Management could be postponed as UniCredit’s CEO has stepped down. In April 2015, UniCredit and Santander signed an agreement to merge UniCredit-owned Pioneer Investments and Santander Asset Management, but the deal has been reportedly postponed until a replacement is found for UniCredit’s Federico Ghizzoni. The merger, which was previously stalled over […]
Pioneer’s head of Emerging markets, Mauro Ratto comments on recent equity market turmoil in China, analyses the measures taken by Chinese authorities, and forecasts for the next few months. What’s happening to the Chinese Equity Markets? A severe market dislocation across domestic Chinese exchanges has followed a period of broad domestic interest in equity investing. In […]
Pioneer Investments European Equity Target Income fund has achieved a 7.3% income distribution for 2012, exceeding the original target of 6.1%.
The aggressive action of central banks to counteract the effects of the financial crisis and more recently of the Euro crisis, known as ‘financial repression’, has forced investors to increase their allocation to more risky assets in a global search for yield, warned Giordano Lombardo, group chief investment officer at Italy’s Pioneer Investments.
Even if it is going through a particularly intense period of crisis, Italy remains a substantially rich nation, with a relevant stock of wealth held by Italian households compared to other countries, the first UniCredit – Pioneer Investments Savings Observatory report has found.
Pioneer Investments has announced today the launch of its Emerging Markets Corporate High Yield Bond, a fund designed to enable investors to take advantage of the higher growth and superior yield available in the niche corporate high yield segment of Emerging Markets.
Pioneer Investments has appointed Marc Robinson as sales director for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), within the Global strategic partners group which manages Pioneer’s strategic relationships with the major Global distribution firms.
In May, the Italian asset management industry recorded negative ouflows for €1.15bn, according to data published today by Assogestioni, the association of Italian asset managers.
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has appointed Dominic Herbert to a new role as a Relationship Director within its Government Institutions Group.
EM consumers, luxury and sporting goods, and advertising agencies are among the themes selected in Pioneer’s latest review of European equity and the sectors it believes are best placed to experience positive tailwinds.