30 Mar 2015
New Columbia Threadneedle Investments Brand Unveiled
Threadneedle has launched its new brand: Columbia Threadneedle
Investments. A new logo and visual identity are also unveiled,
along with a new brand positioning, which is focused on the client:
Your success. Our priority.
25 Feb 2015
Threadneedle Prize Winner Exhibition Launches
Solo show by winner of the £20,000 Threadneedle Prize
2014, Tina Jenkins
The solo exhibition by Threadneedle Prize 2014 winner Tina
Jenkins opens at Mall Galleries in London on 30 March, exploring
the theme of hysteria in a collection of striking new works. Last
September Tina Jenkins was announced winner of The Threadneedle
Prize 2014, one of the most prestigious art prizes in the UK
awarded annually for figurative and representational art. Tina
received £20,000 plus a solo exhibition at Mall Galleries.
23 Feb 2015
Evaluation report confirms success of Toynbee Hall Money Mentors Programme
Toynbee Hall and the Threadneedle Foundation are pleased to
publish the Money Mentors Evaluation Report. Funded by the
Threadneedle Foundation, the report evaluates the success of the
Toynbee Hall Money Mentors programme in Tower Hamlets, a pioneering
initiative that aims to improve participants' financial confidence,
increase their financial capability and reduce financial exclusion.
The report established a Social Return on Investment of £3 for
every £1 spent.
16 Feb 2015
Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund hits AUM milestone as it celebrates first anniversary
Threadneedle Investments' flagship social bond fund has reached
over US $100m (£67m) in assets under management as it celebrates
its first anniversary. Launched in January 2014 in partnership with
Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue, the
Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund has received a steady inflow from
retail and institutional investors, most recently from the City of
London which invested £1m in November last year. This was preceded
by an allocation of £40m by Warwickshire County Council in
02 Feb 2015
Threadneedle discloses active share to improve transparency for investors
From January 2015 Threadneedle will report the active share of
its equity funds, having announced its intention to do so late last
year. In a move to enhance transparency and disclosure to clients,
Threadneedle's latest professional investor factsheets, to be
published this week, include each fund's active share, a measure of
how much the fund's holdings deviate from its underlying benchmark.
A portfolio with no holdings in common with its benchmark would
have an active share of 100%.