Zero Emissions Day

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Reducing methane emissions this decade is probably the single most important action the world can take to reduce the rate of global heating. Methane accounts for about 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions but is more effective than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere over the short term. So curbing methane emissions this […]

Fixed income expert Michalis Ditsas hired as Investment Director

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Federated Hermes Limited has continuously seen significant interest in its fixed income solutions and has been adding to its product range in line with client demand. Last year, the firm launched the Federated Hermes Climate Change High Yield Credit Fund which was highlighted as one of the group’s top selling fixed income funds globally in […]

Global Equity research continues to perform despite headwinds

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The latest research from the team reveals that: Environmental factors have become a statistically meaningful driver of shareholder returns over the past two years Avoiding the ESG laggards, and those whose standards are slipping, is a crucial way to capture the ESG premium Real Estate and Energy are the exceptions; companies in these sectors with […]

UK Stewardship Code

FHL and EOS at Federated Hermes successfully renew signatory status

A statement from Federated Hermes

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Federated Hermes, Inc. is dedicated to its duty under fiduciary law to achieve our clients’ investment objectives and to invest responsibly. Responsible investing is not about promoting a specific political agenda. Federated Hermes believes that considering environmental, social and governance factors provides  necessary information and a decision-making advantage. There is, in our view, no conflict […]

FHL exceeds best practice

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Outlooks for the rest of 2022

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Members of our investment team predict what lies ahead for ESG, inflation and global markets. See views below covering: Europe is the place to be by Fraser Lundie, Head of Fixed Income – Public Markets Ongoing megatrends create buying opportunity in Emerging Markets by Kunjal Gala, Global Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager Inflation, elections and regulation […]

Federated Hermes appoints Orla Garvey as Senior PM in Global Fixed Income team

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Federated Hermes Limited has appointed Orla Garvey as Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. Reporting to Fraser Lundie, Head of Fixed Income – Public Markets, Orla will be based in London and will manage the firm’s suite of Public Market Fixed Income products alongside the current portfolio management team. As a well-established expert in Global Fixed […]

EOS appointed by Colonial First State for stewardship services

The appointment means that EOS now provides ESG support to nine institutions in Australia, representing A$320.5 billion¹ in assets under advice in the region, further strengthening its presence. Gary Horton, Head of Distribution – Australia & New Zealand at Federated Hermes Limited said: “We look forward to carrying out engagement activities globally on CFS’ behalf […]

High Copper Prices to Drive Peru’s Economy

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Over the past couple of years, the Global Emerging Markets team have developed a convincing investment thesis on the Peruvian economy and Peruvian stock markets. In a recent trip to Peru, they put their thesis to the test. The investment thesis seems simplistic, even reductive, but they found it, thousands of miles away from the […]