Federated Hermes strengthens its global stewardship business

Based in London, Ross will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of EOS’s Engagement Plan for corporate and public policy, and market best practices across Asia and Global Emerging Markets. Over the course of 2022, EOS engaged with 270 companies across these regions. Ross has deep experience in asset management and stewardship, with […]

The Federated Hermes 2023 Outlook

Read our Federated Hermes 2023 Outlook where our experts from across our investment floor give their views on how the following eight key themes will play out next year for their respective asset classes: Inflation Geopolitics Energy Tech ESG Biodiversity China Cost of Living Share:

MEPC’s Bristol city centre office scheme given green light

MEPC’s proposals, which were approved by Bristol City Council’s planning committee last year, will create around 340,000-sq-ft of new best-in-class office space across three buildings. The temporary construction employment is estimated to amount to 600 net additional jobs per annum and the proposal is estimated to generate between 2,450 and 2,570 net additional jobs for […]

Taking the temperature ahead of COP27

Corporate Sector Decarbonisation Mitch Reznick, CFA, Head of Sustainable Fixed Income, Federated Hermes In September, the Climate Disclosure Project published a status report on how the G7 corporate sector’s decarbonisation policies are doing on delivering the 1.5oC goals of the Paris Agreement. Given that one of the key themes in the report is addressing “loss […]

Chart of the Week: US CPI

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The Shelter component in particular continued to accelerate, now at 6.7%. Shelter makes up 32% of CPI and the most dominant part of that, Owner Equivalent Rent (OER), makes up about 23%. The chart below shows CPI OER alongside the Case-Shiller US housing index and the Zillow rent index – both of these have turned […]

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 […]

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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external assurance report on stewardship and ESG integration

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 […]