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London, Thursday, April 25, 2024 - Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has published its Active Ownership annual report, revealing how it voted and engaged with companies over the course of 2023.

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Chicago, IL (July 11, 2023) – LGIM America (LGIMA), a registered investment adviser specializing in designing and managing investment solutions in the US market across active fixed income, equity and portfolio solutions (including multi-asset and liability driven investment), announced the launch of a new innovative commodities mutual fund, which took place on June 20, 2023.

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Chicago, June 15, 2021 – Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has today released its annual Climate Impact Pledge report, revealing that it will divest from four new companies, due to insufficient action to address the risks posed by climate change.

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CHICAGO, April 25, 2023 - Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers by assets under management, documents in this year’s annual ‘Active Ownership’ report how it has voted and engaged with companies and policymakers over 2022 on a range of environmental, social and governance issues

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CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2022 –To purposefully increase diversity, remove barriers, and establish a new pipeline of talent in the asset management industry, Allstate Investments, LGIM America, and William Blair Investment Management created the Asset Management Diversity Accelerator (AMDA), a two-year rotational development program for diverse and under-represented job seekers.

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Chicago, IL (June 14, 2022) - Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has today released its annual Climate Impact Pledge report, revealing positive momentum to address climate risk, across approximately 1,000 companies included in its annual assessment.

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Chicago, IL (April 29, 2022) - Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers by assets under management, has today released its eleventh annual ‘Active Ownership’ report, documenting how it has voted and engaged with companies over the previous year on a range of environmental, social and governance issues. The report reveals that LGIM significantly increased its voting record in 2021, casting 180,200 votes at over 15,400 meetings, a 30 percent increase on 2020, as it continues to strive for positive progress to support the long-term sustainability of the economy, environment and society at large. 

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Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has today released its annual Climate Impact Pledge report, revealing that it will divest from four new companies, due to insufficient action to address the risks posed by climate change.

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Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, has today released its annual Climate Impact Pledge increasing the ambition of its engagement programme.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with nearly $210 billion in assets under management, has been recognized by Pensions & Investments (P&I) as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management for 2019. This is the second consecutive year that the asset management firm has been selected.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with $202 billion in assets under management, announced today that it will offer four $5,000 scholarships for students of DePaul University’s Richard H. Driehaus College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to students who align with the firm’s commitment of fostering diversity and inclusion in the finance industry.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with nearly $191 billion in assets under management, announces the launch of the Legal & General Future World Developed Climate Change Strategy. Developed for U.S. clients who want to express a conviction on environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes depending on their different investment styles, this is the first in LGIMA's Future World Strategy series. This strategy leverages the experience and momentum of the Future World Fund series established by LGIM (LGIMA's UK affiliate) in 2016, with assets exceeding $6.5 billion as of December 31, 2018.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with over $175 billion in assets under management, took clear stances on important corporate governance issues like sustainability, executive pay and board effectiveness in 2018, as outlined in its UK affiliate LGIM’s ‘Active Ownership’ report released today. In the eighth annual edition of the report, Legal & General outlines priority governance issues, proxy voting records, company engagement details and efforts to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data throughout the global organization.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with over $185 billion assets under management, has announced a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana to invest in the financial literacy of more than 51,000 Girl Scout members.

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Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA), an investment solutions provider with over $185 billion in assets under management, has been named one of Pensions & Investments' (P&I) 'Best Places to Work in Money Management.' Presented by P&I, the global news source of money management, the seventh-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.

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Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA), a registered investment advisor specializing in designing and managing investment solutions across active fixed income, index, multi-asset and liability driven investment for the US market, today announced that John Hoeppner has joined as Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments. John will help shape the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and assist in meeting the increasing demand for ESG investing strategies in the US market. LGIMA will work with its UK affiliate, LGIM, to build on their long-standing, award winning work in this space. This includes taking a proactive and impactful approach to stewardship, continuing to help shape and influence company and market behaviors to achieve positive societal impacts, and creating more sustainable long-term value for clients.

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In the news

Nasdaq TradeTalks

Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Head of Multi-Sector Fixed Income & Investment Strateg, joined Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss the direction of the US economy and implications to consider in a higher-for-longer rate and inflation environment.

Reuters

Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Head of Multi-Sector Fixed Income & Investment Strategy, was quoted in article by Reuters. The article discusses how credit spreads have fallen as investors become more confident on the outlook. 

GreenBiz

Stephanie Lavallato, Senior Investment Stewardship Analyst, was quoted in article by GreenBiz. The article discusses how the fossil fuel era is waning and what investors need to know.

International Financing Review

Chris Wroblewski, CFA, Co-head of Solutions Strategy, spoke with Sunny Oh regarding President Biden's pension relief flows to investment grade bonds.

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