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.

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.

Supporting The National Gallery’s Education Programme

Columbia Threadneedle is pleased to support the National Gallery’s Take One Picture educational programme and exhibition for the third year. Inspired by Men of The Docks (1912) by George Bellows, this cityscape was created by Year 5, West London Free School Primary. © National Gallery London

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.

Course Correction

This report compares different attitudes towards finances among three generations in the UK, and how those attitudes impact work, relationships, spending, saving and investing.

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.

Course Correction

This report compares different attitudes towards finances among three generations in the UK, and how those attitudes impact work, relationships, spending, saving and investing.

Our latest insights

26 February 2021

Economic forecasts Q1 2021

Third-quarter (Q3) rebounds in activity across developed economies were impressive, particularly in the US, where lockdowns were the least coordinated across states. Momentum has since faded, however, as Covid-19 infections reaccelerated, and a number of support programmes rolled off in the US.
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26 February 2021

Investment team updates - Bullet points 26 February

Our investment team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
26 February 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 26 February 2021

Global stock markets have endured another volatile week: while there are encouraging signs regarding the end of the pandemic with the vaccine roll-out continuing across Europe and North America, investors are growing more and more concerned about rising inflation.
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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