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25 Nov 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Investments named the UK's 'Best performing fund group over the last decade'

79% of Columbia Threadneedle's funds have outperformed over 10 years according to FE Trustnet

According to recent research by FE Trustnet, Columbia Threadneedle Investments has the highest percentage of outperforming active funds among the asset managers in the UK's Investment Association universe.

FE Trustnet, the UK's most comprehensive source of free and independent online investment data, news and research, analysed the performance of 660 funds with a track record over 10 years. The study only included groups which have at least 15 active funds with a decade-long track record. With 42 funds with a 10 year track record or more, Columbia Threadneedle has one of the largest numbers of qualifying funds in the study among the 23 asset managers surveyed.

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02 Nov 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Investments launches Ethical UK Equity Fund

As demand continues to grow for responsible investment solutions, Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched the Threadneedle Ethical UK Equity Fund. The fund is managed by Matt Evans, UK Equity fund manager and adds to Columbia Threadneedle's offering in ethical and sustainable investing.

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12 Oct 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Investments discloses gender diversity data

Columbia Threadneedle, EMEA, has disclosed gender diversity data among the Key Performance Indicators listed in its annual Corporate Responsibility Report, in a call to improve gender balance in the asset management industry.

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08 Oct 2015

UK savings and investment industry must provide more intuitive choices to encourage engagement with pensions and increase savings levels, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments

  • New research finds that in 2015, the number of active savers in UK Defined Contribution schemes for the first time overtook those saving in Defined Benefit schemes, but average contribution levels are low
  • Default fund is the popular choice, possibly due to the complexity of investment choices available and lack of advice
  • At £554 billion, the projected aggregate value of UK Defined Contribution assets in 2030 is considerably lower than the current industry consensus

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07 Oct 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Investments in strategic tie up with Rio Bravo Investimentos in Brazil

Columbia Threadneedle Investments announces that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Rio Bravo Investimentos, the Brazilian independent money-management firm founded by former central bank head Gustavo Franco, to launch a Brazilian-domiciled fund available to Brazilian pension fund clients.

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