MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, announced the launch of its private markets ESG reporting solution, the second announcement in a series of ESG developments.
Hedge funds focused on Asia are predicting a surge of new money from North America and Europe as investors move away from overvalued U.S. assets to tap the early pandemic recovery in China and other parts of the region.
The pandemic context highlighted the necessity of continuously seeking new technologies in order for the EU to remain at the forefront of the innovation wave, which is a necessity to initiate the next global champions.
Far too many VC firms are still stuck with antiquated investment strategies that aren't keeping pace with the increasingly dynamic and tech-driven global economy, primarily the dissemination of information.
Over the past year, the healthcare sector has come under unprecedented strain as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Among LPs, healthcare system investors were the closest to the front lines of the pandemic. At the institutions they serve, budgets were stretched, staff redeployed, and pension plans revisited. Meanwhile, a volatile global economy with an uncertain outlook presented healthcare investment teams with serious challenges—and new potential opportunities. These CIOs led their teams through 2020 with seasoned leadership and a steady hand.
2020 was a bumper year for agriculture capital raising, amid and despite the global social, health and economic disruptions of covid-19. Startups raised $26.1 billion across 2707 deals in 2020, a 15.5% year-over-year increase.
The global pandemic has pushed institutional investors to amplify their efforts at ESG integration as critical risks and issues come to the fore, according to a new survey.
In light of climate change and escalating global energy demand, more emphasis is being placed on emerging clean technologies — ranging from renewables and energy storage to nuclear power.
Chinese VC investment has been excluded from India but is growing in South and Southeast Asia. How is that remaking foreign startup ecosystems?
The response to the climate crisis has been insufficient according to international scientists and regulatory agencies, but with revenues and bottom lines at stake, businesses are increasingly changing their ways to adjust for the climate crisis.