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Jul 8, 2020 1:59:00 PM | LGT Capital Partners News

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 4:00:00 PM | LGT Capital Partners News

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. 

Jun 4, 2020 7:26:19 AM | LGT Company News | LGT Media releases

LGT study: Swiss investors learn from crises, but remain true to their investment mix

From the financial crisis of 2008 to the corona crisis in spring 2020: high-net-worth Swiss investors have experienced turbulent times in recent years. They have learned lessons from the crises, but if anything has changed in their portfolios, then only in the short term. These are the findings of the latest comprehensive LGT Private Banking report on investor behavior in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Personal advice remains important despite a wave of digitalization, and little use is still made of sustainable investments.

May 18, 2020 9:39:08 AM | LGT Company News | LGT Media releases

LGT investor study during corona crisis: Investors remain calm

High-net-worth investors remained calm during the corona crisis in early 2020 and made very few adjustments to their portfolios. This shows an additional study conducted in Switzerland as part of the LGT Private Banking Report. It also found that investors were disappointed with the support they received from the banks during the crisis, and that they are pessimistic about the future when it comes to the economic outlook.

May 5, 2020 9:13:42 AM | LGT Company News | LGT Media releases

LGT to create three independent companies focusing on private banking, asset management and impact investing

LGT Private Banking, LGT Capital Partners and Lightstone, the three business units of the current LGT Group, will in future be held directly by the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation and operate as independent pure-play companies in their fields. H.S.H. Prince Philipp von und zu Liechtenstein will step down from his role of Group Chairman, while H.S.H. Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein, Group CEO since 2006, will become Chairman of the three new companies. Olivier de Perregaux, Group CFO since 2001, has been appointed CEO of LGT Private Banking. The new management structures will come into force at the beginning of 2021.

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