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

17 September 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 17 September 2021

Stock markets around the world have had another volatile week, with concerns about the difficult post-Covid recovery to the fore once again. Most major indices have, however, managed to avoid serious losses.
Read time - 2 min
17 September 2021

Daisuke Nomoto

Portfolio Manager, Japanese Equities

Topix hits 30-year high as PM Suga announces resignation

Daisuke Nomoto examines the events that have seen Yoshihide Suga resign as PM, looks at the potential candidates to replace him, and the implications of each for the market.
Read time - 3 min
16 September 2021

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Cats, rivers & regulation: the lowdown on Chinese equities

Natasha Ebtehadj looks at the country from an equity investment perspective following a for-profit ban in education companies and increased regulation around its tech giants.
Read time - 3 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