Norfund, FMO and Rabobank pool African financial services investments.

The Norwegian state-owned fund Norfund and the two Dutch lenders, Rabobank and FMO,  have created Arise, a new venture based in South Africa, which...

Controversial weapons manufacturer re-admitted at NBIM

Stockholm (NordSIP) -Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Norway's sovereign wealth fund, decided to lift the exclusion of Raytheon after 12 years, reports Investment &...

Considering country governance risk exposure for telecom companies

(Robeco SAM) TeliaSonera. Telenor. MTN. All of these telecom companies have one thing in common: they have recently been levied huge fines relating to...

UBS commits to help mobilize private wealth for public good

In its white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, UBS unveils a blueprint for channelling private wealth towards the...

Corporate Governance – In Finland and the Nordics

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - The nordic region often punches above its weight when it comes to various global lifestyle and economic rankings. For its size,...

Measuring the sustainability of Abenomics

Following decades of recession and slow growth, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe introducedarevitalization plan in 2012 –dubbed Abenomics–to address the key barriers of economic...

The tipping point: Women on boards and financial performance

A growing body of research shows that having three women on a corporate board represents a “tipping point” in terms of influence, which is...

ESG/SRI gives Edge to Asset Managers, Moody’s finds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service, global AUM related to firms that are or have become signatories to...

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