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Oct 19, 2020 9:48:00 AM

LGT Beacon: Brace for turbulence, but stay the course

The past six weeks brought an interim increase in market volatility, as another pandemic wave hit Europe, additional fiscal stimulus remained elusive in the US, the president contracted COVID-19 and his Democrat challenger appeared on track to win the election. Underneath all that drama, however, participation in the market recovery has started to broaden.

Oct 1, 2020 4:00:00 PM

LGT Investorama: Swimming with or against the current?

Whether we are talking the latest fashion, political currents, economic news flow or movements in capital, similarities exist between developments in the fashion world and trends in politics, the economy and the financial world. Certain conclusions can be drawn from these parallels and analogies. In all these areas, there are not just short-lived but also longer-lasting trends. And time and time again, we are faced with the question of whether and how long we should swim with the current or when we should start swimming against it.

Jul 8, 2020 1:59:00 PM

81% of private equity managers integrate ESG into their investment process

The eighth annual report from LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP) includes results from its ESG assessment of 251 private equity managers, who continue to deepen their ESG practices. LGT CP also shows how it integrates ESG factors into ILS investment decision-making, and how it conducts bottom-up ESG analysis of hedge fund portfolios. In addition, LGT CP demonstrates how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into ESG scoring of stocks and bonds, and how to systematically evaluate green bonds to prevent “green washing” in fixed income portfolios.

Jul 3, 2020 4:00:00 PM

LGT Investorama: A crisis is not necessarily a bad thing

The stock market turmoil triggered by the coronavirus was a nerve-shredding experience for investors. Rarely has the mood on the financial markets swung so quickly between exuberance and despair as in the first quarter of this year. Never before have equity markets fallen so rapidly, plummeting by more than 20% from a record high to a bear market. Never before have there been so many days in a row when the stock market has moved up or down by several percentage points daily. 

Mar 23, 2020 4:49:28 PM

Coronavirus: LGT Capital Partners has installed various precautionary measures

LGT Capital Partners has installed precautionary measures focusing on the safety of investors, staff and partners, as well as the continuity of the investment and business operations.

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