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Emission-Free Friday: Here are the Latest Funds to Push for Carbon Neutral

Carbon emissions dominated the headlines this week. The European Commission has announced an ambitious plan to shift toward a green economy and make the EU carbon-neutral in the year ahead. The plan will cost at least one trillion euros over the next decade, require 25% of the EU budget, and involve a mix of private and public funds. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen called the project unprecedented.

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Liquid Alternatives: Schroders’ GAIA Platform Launches Nuveen’s US Equity Strategies
October 2, 2019

Investors outside the US may now access Nuveen’s US equity long-short and equity market neutral strategies through Schroders. Schroders and Nuveen have tied-up to offer two new funds on the…

Preqin Releases ESG Indicators
October 2, 2019

Preqin ESG scoring is now an offering for companies. Preqin established a methodology and common benchmark for managers to measure performance and reach financial and ESG targets.

AssetMark Financial Holdings Buys OBS Financial
October 2, 2019

AssetMark Financial Holdings announced an agreement with Canandaigua National Corporation to buy OBS Financial. OBS is a turnkey asset management platform.

The DailyAlts PlayBook – October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks about Facebook’s brewing battle with Elizabeth Warren, another fresh round of Ponzi Schemes, and Elliott Management’s latest activist pressures. The markets are moving in reverse…

Credit Suisse To Include ESG Criteria in Fund Assets Worth CHF 100 Billion By 2020
October 1, 2019

Credit Suisse Asset Management is set to introduce an ‘environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG)’ investing framework across its funds The Credit Suisse ESG initiative will initially include 30 funds…

Credit Suisse COO Out Due to Spying Scandal (and Other People on the Move)
October 1, 2019

The Credit Suisse COO has stepped down after a bizarre spying scandal rattled the firm. An internal probe at the firm found that Pierre-Olivier Bouée ordered the spying on the…

Wave Financial Launches Yield Fund Based On Cryptocurrency Derivatives
October 1, 2019

Wave Financial is addressing the fast-developing interest in option strategies in the cryptocurrency sector with its Wave Bitcoin (BTC) Income and Growth Digital Fund. The Wave Financial fund will hold…

Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Launch Liquid Hedge Fund Strategies
October 1, 2019

The Franklin Templeton Alternatives Funds (FTAF) offers five new liquid hedge fund strategies through K2’s managed account platform.

Wasatch Global Investors Launches Two New Funds
October 1, 2019

Wasatch Global Investors has launched two new mutual funds. They are the Wasatch International Select Fund and the Wasatch Global Select Fund.

Challenger Bank Revolut’s Losses Double As Costs Surge
October 1, 2019

Revolut, the challenger bank and famed European unicorn, lost £32.8 million ($40.3 million) in 2018. The UK-based fintech reported a 247% jump in its cost of sales attributable to user…