Charity spending is gaining popularity among Russia’s finance professionals. Previously, charitable initiatives in Russia were initiated by expats, but now the locals increasingly want to “do something good.”
Russian HNW clients were once prepared to risk a lot in the search for hefty returns, but no longer, and now they are looking for capital protection instead.
The Russian ruble has rallied over the last two weeks, gaining 3.4% since the end of last month. However, economic analysis suggests the currency will weaken in the long term.
Renaissance Investment Managers in Russia has been awarded a top-notch AAA rating for individual reliability by Russia’s National Rating Agency.
Building a trusting and transparent personal relationship with Russian private wealth clients is extremely important, especially since the onset of the 2008 crisis. To build this trust it is necessary to be based in Moscow.
Gazprom, Russia’s largest company and the world’s largest gas producer, is one of the world’s cheapest stocks, according to Bloomberg. Yet Renaissance does not like its stocks and is negative on the gas sector as a whole. Oil, on the other hand, is in...
Renaissance Asset Managers is planning to give its Russia Infrastructure Equities Limited (REIL) fund a Ucits-compliant structure, transferring most of the portfolio to a newly incorporated open-ended Ucits scheme.
Emerging markets and the diverse uses of absolute return strategies were the focus of presentations to fund selectors at the InvestmentEurope forum in Paris.
Turkey's stock market is undervalued, while the economy that underpins its businesses is being run responsibly, according to Aziz Unan, manager of Renaissance Asset Management's Ottoman Fund.
Eastern European equity fund managers are underweight in Russia, or investing only opportunistically. But they say they can do this comfortably, because shares in Eastern Europe and Turkish offer more than enough cheap alternatives.
Renaissance Asset Managers (RAM) has announced the launch of a Frontier Markets fund to invest in markets with a forecast GDP growth of over 4%.
Russia's presidential election, or what could be the first round of it, takes place on March 4, but although the poll is still to come, the final result appears to be known: Vladimir Putin will be Russia's new President.
Renaissance Asset Managers has had a major hiring coup by appointing Barbara Rupf Bee its chief executive, from HSBC Global Asset Management, continuing its expansion of staff and funds in emerging markets.
Renaissance Asset Managers, a specialist asset manager focused on emerging and frontier markets, has bought the investment management mandate for two further Emerging European funds within the Griffin Umbrella Fund. The funds’ managers join Renaissance...
Renaissance Asset Managers (RAM) is to acquire the Griffin Eastern European Equity Fund, for an undisclosed sum, from Griffin Capital Management, an independent investment boutique.
Funds: Renaissance Russian infrastructure, Doric/Nimrod aircraft, Hermes/UOB/Hampshire US real estate, JOHIM portfolios
Renaissance Russia infrastructure fund to list on LSE, Doric/Nimrod launch second fund investing in aircraft, Hermes, UOB Global Capital, Hampshire team for US real estate income fund, JOHIM uses Ascentric platform for model portfolios.
Introducing Brady Bonds, akin to Latin America’s in the 1980s, to Europe would represent a humiliating admission Europe's peripheral states are in essence emerging economies, but would be preferable to the current death by one thousand spending cuts,...
Renaissance Asset Managers is boosting its visibility to discretionary and institutional clients in Germany and Austria by making a senior hire from Janus Capital Group.