Expanding our responsible investment offering

We have expanded our fund range with the launch of the Threadneedle (Lux) Emerging Market ESG Equities and the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European ESG Equities funds. These fund launches are part of a strategic build-out of the firm’s Responsible Investment offering, reflecting growing investor demand.

Columbia Threadneedle announces acquisition of BMO’s EMEA asset management business

Strategic acquisition broadens client offering.

Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund acquires innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway

The fund acquires an innovative ‘green’ data centre in Norway.

Defined contribution – The Future Book

The 2020 edition of the DC Future Book has found that UK Defined Contribution (DC) pension assets are growing, despite a challenging start to the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Our latest insights

20 September 2021

Mine Tzegul

Portfolio Manager

Process is everything for Pan European Smaller Companies

The onset of Covid-19 in Europe initially saw value and cyclical stocks perform poorly. But as the continent emerged out of the first wave towards the end of summer 2020, this began to reverse.
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20 September 2021

Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Analyst

Natalia Luna

Senior Thematic Investment Analyst, Responsible Investment

Climate change to bear upon banks’ financial performance

For investors evaluating financial institutions, the climate crisis will soon become a key consideration. Our research shows there is already a wide dispersion between the sector leaders and laggards.
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20 September 2021

Paul Doyle

Head of Europe ex-UK Equities

Walking the delicate path to normalisation

In spite of summer jitters in financial markets, we expect governments will cautiously normalise monetary policy and global growth will remain robust. We believe there is further upside for equities, especially in cyclical sectors poised to gain from economic reopening.
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Capabilities and Solutions

Defined Contributions

Our DC thought leadership and solutions capability addresses the key determinants of better DC retirement outcomes by reaching out to all stakeholders – policymakers, regulators, providers and practitioners – so acting as a catalyst for change, as well as making the seemingly unintelligible, intelligible and unworkable, workable.

Defined Benefits

Working closely with other client teams including that serving insurers, our DB thought leadership and solutions capability is focused on helping trustees better understand and navigate the key risks they face and those other key determinants of successful DB retirement outcomes, breaking down the jargon in the process.

Insurance

With over a third of our global assets under management relating to insurance clients and our extensive expertise with large strategic partnerships, we have been able to showcase our proven record of building and developing long term partnerships with our insurer clients.

Global Investment Solutions

Client needs drive our Global Investment Solutions business. Our journey together starts with a commitment to understanding the client’s business, the outcomes they are trying to achieve, their specific challenges and the regulatory environment that they operate in.
Defined Contributions
Our DC thought leadership and solutions capability addresses the key determinants of better DC retirement outcomes by reaching out to all stakeholders – policymakers, regulators, providers and practitioners – so acting as a catalyst for change, as well as making the seemingly unintelligible, intelligible and unworkable, workable.
Find out more
Defined Benefits
Working closely with other client teams including that serving insurers, our DB thought leadership and solutions capability is focused on helping trustees better understand and navigate the key risks they face and those other key determinants of successful DB retirement outcomes, breaking down the jargon in the process.
Find out more
Insurance
With over a third of our global assets under management relating to insurance clients and our extensive expertise with large strategic partnerships, we have been able to showcase our proven record of building and developing long term partnerships with our insurer clients.
Find out more
Global Investment Solutions
Client needs drive our Global Investment Solutions business. Our journey together starts with a commitment to understanding the client’s business, the outcomes they are trying to achieve, their specific challenges and the regulatory environment that they operate in.
Find out more