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.

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

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.

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

Strategic acquisition broadens client offering.

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

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.

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

Strategic acquisition broadens client offering.

Supporting our clients – COVID-19 business update

We continue to successfully navigate a rapidly evolving environment, coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our customers, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

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

5 May 2021

Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Analyst

Paul Smillie

Senior Credit Analyst

Dori Aleksandrowicz

Senior Credit Analyst

Banks go from pariah to protected species

The unprecedented fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with concerted action by global central banks, ensured the banking sector kept vital credit flowing to the wider economy. Now, while the cost of risk is falling, the outlook for banks globally is mixed
Read time - 4 min
4 May 2021

CIO market outlook

CIO William Davies gives his current thoughts on the shape of the recovery, what impact different levels of stimulus and the speed of vaccination campaigns may have in Europe and the US, and which structural trends have been accelerated by the pandemic.
Watch time - 4 min
30 April 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 30 April 2021

Global stock markets have managed to consolidate their recent gains this week, with optimism about a return to economic normality over the course of 2021 still the main focus.
Read time - 2 min

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