What role do asset managers play in sustainability? Part 3: Lead asset managers in ESG integration

The global Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) market is worth around 20 trillion EUR (25% of the total worldwide asset under management), half of which is managed in Europe.  Over the past decade, this market grew for over than 200% becoming today one of the main growth target for asset managers. Who are the major ESG… Lire la suite

What role do asset managers play in sustainability? Part 2: Regulatory framework and impact on asset managers in Europe

As presented in Part 1: Introduction to Sustainable Finance and responsible investing, in order to fulfill its commitment to social, economic and environmental issues, the European Commission has undertaken two actions: the release of the “Shareholder Rights Directive II” in June 2017 and the appointment of a “High Level Expert Group” (HLEG). Both initiatives share… Lire la suite

Market data supply is a Bn 30 USD industry linking vendors providing financial information to end users: simple, basic.

When it comes to market data, equation is simple: sources + content + users + means = Bn 30 USD [1]. And if at first sight, we easily sense that it comes to selling shovels in a gold rush, some comments on each element of the equation may be useful to grasp what this is… Lire la suite

BREXIT: The clock is ticking

On Monday, 19 March 2018, the UK and the EU came to an agreement regarding a 21 months transition period. This weekend, an EU summit is due to formally approve the latest evolution of negotiations and set the tone for the EU. This article highlights what you must know on the issue.   One year… Lire la suite