A healthcare company providing glucose monitoring for diabetes patients, which Hermes includes in its impact fund, saw its share price surge 70% this year.
Hermes and Guggenheim rebrand
Two years after buying a controlling interest in the UK-based asset manager, Federated Investors has combined its name with Hermes Investment Management.
Global equities: upwardly cautious
Markets inching up in 2020 seems to be a growing consensus among fund groups.
Hermes focuses on price
Low interest rates should boost funds that seek undervalued stocks rather than chase potential earnings growth, according to Hermes Asia ex-Japan head.
Liquidity is shaping fixed income preferences
A large-cap preference in fixed income is necessary in the current low yield environment, says Hermes head of credit.
Hermes launches SDG high yield bond funds
The funds will be distributed worldwide by UBS Global Wealth Management.
Hermes finds ESG prospects among small- and mid-caps
There are opportunities for collaboration with smaller firms to meet their sustainable development goals (SDGs) while also enhancing investment returns, according to Hermes small- and mid-cap head Hamish Galpin.
ESG ratings firms support greenwashing, says Schroders
Managers from Schroders, Franklin Templeton and Hermes warn that backward-looking sustainable ratings don’t reward genuine sustainability commitments.
ESG goes beyond risk management, says Hermes
ESG ratings typically do not account for management efforts to improve, and companies with poor scores may be worth a closer look.
Hermes sets high target for Asia growth
The recently-acquired boutique firm seeks a substantial increase in regional asset growth over the next five years, according to Harriet Steel, global head of business development based in London.