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Jun 11, 2019 9:18:29 AM

Alternatives managers continue to show improvements in ESG integration, finds new LGT Capital Partners study

While European alternatives managers continue to lead the way on ESG, the topic is gaining traction in Asia and the US, with both recording a nine percentage point improvement in the proportion of managers ranked “good” or “excellent” in ESG integration compared to 2018 analysis, according to new research from LGT Capital Partners, a leading alternative investment manager.

May 20, 2019 1:43:47 PM

LGT Capital Partners announces final close of Crown Co-investment Opportunities II

LGT Capital Partners is pleased to announce the final close of Crown Co-investment Opportunities II plc (CCO II), its second dedicated co-investment fund, with total subscrip-tions of USD 1.3 billion. The program’s investor base consists of more than 40 institutions, including pension funds, insurance companies, and endowments in Europe, the United States, Latin America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

May 1, 2019 1:59:10 PM

Over 90% of alternative investors believe the Sustainable Development Goals will help the financial industry to address the most pressing global issues

An overwhelming majority (91%) of investors in alternatives believe that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will help the financial industry address pressing environmental and social issues. A quarter of them already integrate the SDGs into their investment activities in some way, while another 40% plan to do so within the next two years.

Nov 9, 2018 5:17:09 PM

LGT European Capital arranges unitranche facilities in Italy and Spain

Entities LGT European Capital Limited (“LGT European Capital”) provides investment management services to acted as sole arrangers and underwriters of a unitranche financing to support the acquisition of EfectoLED and iWatMotion (the “Group”) by Miura Private Equity in Spain.

Furthermore LGT European Capital has successfully arranged two unitranche facilities in Italy to support the acquisition of FairConnect in September 2018, and the buyout of AEB in October 2018.

Nov 9, 2018 4:34:13 PM

LGT’s ILS team receives award for innovative initiative

LGT’s insurance-linked strategies team (LGT ILS) has won the “initiative of the year award” by Trading Risk for the innovation of setting up the first collateralized rated reinsurer, Lumen Re Ltd. This step is expected to have a significant impact on the entire ILS industry.

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