Jul 8, 2020
81% of private equity managers integrate ESG into their investment process
The eighth annual report from LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP) includes results from its ESG assessment of 251 private equity managers, who continue to deepen their ESG practices. LGT CP also shows how it integrates ESG factors into ILS investment decision-making, and how it conducts bottom-up ESG analysis of hedge fund portfolios. In addition, LGT CP demonstrates how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into ESG scoring of stocks and bonds, and how to systematically evaluate green bonds to prevent “green washing” in fixed income portfolios.
Jul 3, 2020
LGT Investorama: A crisis is not necessarily a bad thing
The stock market turmoil triggered by the coronavirus was a nerve-shredding experience for investors. Rarely has the mood on the financial markets swung so quickly between exuberance and despair as in the first quarter of this year. Never before have equity markets fallen so rapidly, plummeting by more than 20% from a record high to a bear market. Never before have there been so many days in a row when the stock market has moved up or down by several percentage points daily.