Media Mentions

2024

January 31, 2024 | 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.

January 5, 2024 | Pensions & Investment - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was quoted in Pensions & Investment in article titled " ESG and investment decisions to converge as new issues emerge."

January 1, 2024 | Bloomberg. Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income Strategy, shared our 2024 investment market outlook with Bloomberg. LGIM was among the asset managers mentioned in a new Bloomberg article.

December 13, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our November Pension Solutions Monitor.

December 12, 2023 | CIO featured our November Pension Solutions Monitor.

December 7 | Environmental Defense Fund quoted LGIM in their blog titled "Leading oil and gas companies and investors have rallied around EPA’s new methane rules. Their ongoing support will be crucial for implementation.​"

December 6 | CIO has selected LGIM America as the 2023 Industry Innovation Award winner for Public Fixed Income. The CIO awards centered on allocators driving change and enhancing institutional fund performance and the service providers driving innovation in institutional investing.1

December 5, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our November Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan rose to 103.4% as of Nov. 30 from 102.2% as of Oct. 31.

December 1, 2023 | Pensions & Investments recognized LGIM America for the sixth consecutive year in its Best Places to Work in Money Management listing.2

November 22, 2023 | Reuters - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was quoted in Reuters’ Sustainable Finance Newsletter: Looking for a living wage.

November 13, 2023 | CIO featured our October Pension Solutions Monitor.

November 8, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our October Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan ticked lower to 102.2% as of Oct. 31 from 102.6% a month earlier.

October 23, 2023 | Reuters - My Nguyen, Research Analyst, was quoted in a Reuters artilce titled Anti-obesity drugs can be boost for food makers, investors say.

October 9, 2023 | CIO featured our September Pension Solutions Monitor.

October 9, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our October Pension Solutions Monitor.

September 21, 2023 | Women's Investment Professionals (WIP) - Nancy Gonzales, Head of Marketing and Head of LGIM America's Culture Working Group (CWG), was on a panel at Women's Investment Professionals (WIP) Chicago Appreciation event discussing DEI initiatives. ​

September 20, 2023 | Investment Diversity Advisory Council (IDAC) - Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income Strategy, spoke at the IDAC Global Summit "Developing Solutions and Action Plans" session. 

September 19, 2023 | Women's Investment Professionals (WIP) - Michelle Stephens, Manager, US Account Management, was announced as the 2023 winner of the Joanne Hickman Dodd award.

September 18, 2023 | NY Climate Week - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, spoke at Global Climate Finance Day, NY Climate Week "Sharpening up Shareholder Strategy: Next steps for institutional capital seeking emissions reductions and shareholder value."​

September 13, 2023 | CIO featured our August Pension Solutions Monitor.

September 13, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our August Pension Solutions Monitor.

September 5, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our October Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan fell to 103.6% as of Aug. 31 from 104.9% a month earlier.

September 1, 2023 | IFR - Chris Wroblewski, CFA, Co-head of Solutions Strategy, spoke with Sunny Oh regarding President Biden's pension relief flows to investment grade bonds.

August 27, 2023 | Financial Times - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, spoke with Patrick Temple-West and Eva Xiao for an article titled "Investors warn ‘fluffy’ ESG metrics are being gamed to boost bonuses."

August 23, 2023 | Reuters - Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income at LGIM America, was interviewed Davide Barbuscia for an article titled "Analysis: US bond yields surge despite muted inflation as investors look beyond Fed."

August 16, 2023 | Reuters - Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income at LGIM America, was interviewed Davide Barbuscia for an article titled "Higher-for-longer rates regime pressures US recession trades."

August 14, 2023 | CIO featured our July Pension Solutions Monitor.

August 14, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our July Pension Solutions Monitor.

August 3, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our July Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan jumped to 104.9% as of July 31 from 103.5% a month earlier.

July 26, 2023 | Pensions & Investments - Alaska Retirement Management Board hired Legal & General Investment Management America to manage an $800 million international enhanced index equity portfolio.

July 13, 2023 | CIO featured our June Pension Solutions Monitor.

July 13, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our June Pension Solutions Monitor.

June 19, 2023 | Crain's Chicago Business - Helen Garrahy was featured in Crain's People on the Move publication. 

June 13, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our May Pension Solutions Monitor.

June 5, 2023 | Nasdaq - On Nasdaq TradeTalks, Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income at LGIM America, joined Jill Malandrino to discuss the hidden landmines that potentially await beyond the debt ceiling. Anthony discusses the current economic momentum and how it has waned in recent quarters, as well as the debt deal's limits on federal spending.

May 4, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our May Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan was 100.5% as of April 30, up from 100.3% a month earlier.

April 7, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our April Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated that the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan actually rose slightly to 100.3% as of March 31 from 99.9% a month earlier.

March 6, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our April Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated average funding ratio rose slightly in February because the increase in discount rates, which caused liability values to fall, offset equity markets selling off during the period.

February 14, 2023 | CIO featured our January Pension Solutions Monitor.

February 14, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our January Pension Solutions Monitor.

February 13, 2023 | Fox Business - Anthony Woodside, Head of US Fixed Income Strategy, joined FOX Business: Making Money with Charles Payne to discuss unemployment. Anthony discussed how unemployment could reach 5% this year and possibly cause a profit recession.

February 2, 2023 | CIO - LGIM America is among more than 100 investment organizations to sign CFA’s Diversity Code. The code revolves around signatories filing to the CFA Institute confidential annual reports on upholding six main principles.

February 2, 2023 | Pensions & Investments featured our January Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan was 99.8% as of Jan. 31, up from 98.3% a month earlier.

January 13, 2023 | PlanSponsor featured our December Pension Solutions Monitor, where based on market movements, the average funding ratio dropping to 98.3% by the end of the year, down from 100.2% at the end of November 2022.

 

1. Chief Investment Officer, 2023 Asset Management & Service Providers survey. Nominees are anonymously submitted by their peers across the industry. Finalists and winners are chosen from the nominee pool by the CIO editorial team in conjunction with an advisory board of former and current CIOS. LGIMA did not compensate CIO for its award. https://www.ai-cio.com/news/cio-announces-2023-industry-innovation-award-winners. This award does not imply that LGIMA will or has been successful in its product offerings or services.

2. P&I listed LGIMA as one of the “Best Places to Work in Money Management” for 100-499 employees. LGIMA did not compensate Pension & Investments for this award. More detailed information regarding the survey methodology and tabulation of results can be found at: https://lnkd.in/esgadGYu.

November 4, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our October Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan was 100.7% as of Oct. 31, up from 95.6% a month earlier.

October 4, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our September Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan was 95.6% as of Sept. 30, the same as a month earlier.

September 26, 2022 | Nasdaq - Senior Solutions Strategist Anthony Woodside joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss tailoring the credit playbook for an unorthodox slowdown and Fed policy. 

September 19, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured Neaaz Mozumder, Investment Stewardship Analyst, in an article titled New SEC rule could shed some light on executive pay.

September 13, 2022 | PlanSponsor featured our August Pension Solutions Monitor, where based on market movements, the average funding ratio is estimated to have increased to 95.6% from 95.0% over the month.

September 13, 2022 | CoinDesk - Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Senior Solutions Strategist, featured in CoinDesk article titled US CPI Report Shows Inflation Hotter Than Expected, Bitcoin Plunges 9.6%.

September 7, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our August Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan rose to 95.6% as of Aug. 31 from 95% a month earlier.

August 24, 2022 | CNBC - Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Senior Solutions Strategist, featured on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box' discussing markets, potential interest rate hikes and more.

August 15, 2022 | FundFire featured Kara Goodbrand, Head of Talent Acquisition, in an article discussing our new Asset Management Diversity Accelerator (AMDA) in partnership with Allstate Investments and William Blair Investment Management.

August 3, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our July Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated the average funding ratio of the typical US corporate pension plan rose to 95% as of July 31 from 94% a month earlier.

August 1, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured James Veneruso, Senior Defined Contribution Strategist, in an article titled 6-month period brings financial storm for many.

August 1, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured Andrew Carter in an article titled LDI managers see opportunity in hedging through derivatives.

July 28, 2022 | Fox Business - Anthony Woodside, CFA, FRM, Senior Solutions Strategist, joined FOX Business: Making Money with Charles Payne to discuss the current state of the economy. 

July 7, 2022 | Nasdaq TradeTalks - Is it premature to get constructive on corporate credit? LGIM America Senior Solutions Strategist Anthony Woodside joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss.

June 16, 2022 | Barron's - Aaron Meder, CEO, wrote an op-ed in Barron's. Aaron discusses the SEC's climate risk disclosure proposal in the article and how it helps to level the playing field for both investors and companies, ensuring investors have better information to make long-term investment decisions.

June 7, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our May Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated that US Treasury rates rose 7 basis points for the month while credit spreads tightened by 9 basis points, resulting in the average discount rate dropping by roughly 2 basis points.

June 6, 2022 | Pensions & Investments -  DCIIA honored 30 DEI leaders and 29 rising stars, including LGIM America's Emma Rodriguez-Ayala, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.

May 31, 2022 | CNBC - Anthony Woodside, Senior Solutions Strategist - Active Fixed Income, joined CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ following the long holiday weekend to discuss markets and potential rate hikes from the Federal Reserve.

May 4, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our April Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated that US Treasury rates rose 54 basis points for the month while credit spreads increased 18 basis points, resulting in the average discount rate dropping by roughly 2 basis points.

April 13, 2022 | PlanAdviser - John Hoepnner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, discussed our ESG methodology in a PlanAdviser article titled Finding the Intersection of ESG and Performance.

April 5, 2022 | Private Equity Law Report - Kristina St. Charles  was featured in the Private Equity Law Report article titled Growing Role of Outsourced CIOs and Their Impact on PE Sponsors’ Reporting, Communication and Marketing Efforts.

March 31, 2022 | CNBC - Anthony Woodside, Anthony Woodside, Senior Solutions Strategist - Active Fixed Income, once again joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to break down markets, the Federal Reserve and more.

March 10, 2022 | PlanSponsor featured our February Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated that pension funding ratios increased approximately 0.7% throughout February from 92.8% to 93.5%.

March 3, 2022 | Pensions & Investments featured our February Pension Solutions Monitor, where we estimated that US Treasury rates rose 9 basis points for the month while credit spreads increased 17 basis points, resulting in the average discount rate dropping by roughly 2 basis points.

January 31, 2022 | Crain's Chicago Business featured LGIM America’s Philip Kim, CFA, Head of US Product, in its latest People on the Move publication. In this role, he is responsible for defining the product strategy of LGIM America and designing and launching innovative, competitively differentiated products to the firm’s client base. 

January 20, 2022 | CNBC - Anthony Woodside, Senior Solutions Strategist - Active Fixed Income, joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' this morning to break down the Federal Reserve’s reaction to rising inflation.

January 12, 2022 | PlanAdviser featured our Q4 Pension Fiscal Fitness Monitor, where we estimated that an “average” pension plan with 60% global equity and 40% U.S. aggregate fixed income investments began 2021 with a funding ratio of approximately 82%.

Dec 27, 2021 | Barron's - LGIM cited concerns over Moderna’s vaccine pricing to lower-income countries, saying the company charged Botswana, Thailand, and Colombia $27 to $30 per dose, more than the price charged to high-income countries, according to the complaint.

Dec 15, 2021 | CNBC - Anthony Woodside, Senior Solutions Strategist, joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to discuss how investors can navigate high inflation.

Dec 9, 2021 | PlanSponsor featured LGIMA is their article titled: Factors That Determine Whether the Time Is Right for PRT

Dec 2, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured our November Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimated that the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan decreased by roughly 1.6 percentage points to 90.1% in November, primarily because of poor equity performance and lower Treasury yields.

Nov 12, 2021 | PlanAdviser - John Hoepnner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was featured in the article ESG’s Growing Influence on Proxy Voting

Nov 2, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured our October Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimated that the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan increased by 2 percentage points to 91.7% in October primarily due to strong performance from global equities.

Nov 1, 2021 | Pensions & Investments - John Hoepnner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was featured in the article DOL ESG investing rule could be here to stay

Oct 26, 2021 | PlanSponsor - John Hoepnner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was featured in the article A Pro-ESG Framework That Could Finally Stick

October 12 | P&I and PLANADVISER - James Veneruso was named Senior Defined Contribution Strategist at Legal & General Investment Management America.

Oct 11, 2021 | P&I and PlanSponsor - featured our September Pension Soltuions' Monitor where we estimated the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan increased by 1.6 percentage points to 90.8% in August primarily due to strong performance from global equities.

Sep 2, 2021 | P&I and PlanSponsor - featured our August Pension Soltuions' Monitor where we estimated that pension funding ratios decreased approximately 1.1% throughout September, primarily due to weak global equity performance.

Jul 29, 2021 | Press Release - EDF and LGIM America Launch Partnership to Activate Business Leadership on Net Zero

June 25, 2021 | Yahoo Finance - John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments at LGIM America, joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss why the company is dropping four companies from its funds over 'insufficient' responses to climate change.

June 15, 2021 | Bloomberg highlights our recent Climate Impact Pledge results. "LGIM will sell holdings in four companies including U.S insurer American International Group Inc. after deeming they’re making insufficient progress on addressing climate change risks."

June 15, 2021 | Insurance Business America highlights our promise to offload holdings in corporations that are said to be lagging behind when it comes to climate action. Among them, as per LGIM’s minimum standards, is insurer American International Group (AIG).  

June 10, 2021 | PlanSponsor - featured our June Pension Soltuions' Monitor where we estimated that pension funding ratios increased approximately 0.3% throughout May, primarily due to strong equity performance. 

June 4, 2021 | Pensions & Investments published the results of their 2020 largest money managers survey, and we’re proud to be ranked sixth in total worldwide institutional assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2020.

June 2, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured our May Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimated that the funding ratio of an average corporate pension plan increased by 0.3 percentage points to 91.4% in May, primarily due to strong equity performance.

May 30, 2021 | Pensions & Investments - Ciaran Carr, Head of Solutions Strategy, said in an interview that despite the challenges of active management in the current low-return environment, pension fund clients have accelerated their derisking efforts.

May 10, 2021 | PlanSponsor - featured our April Pension Soltuions' Monitor where we estimated that pension funding ratios increased approximately 0.4 percentage points throughout the month, with the strong equity performance being offset by lower discount rates.

April 26, 2021 | GreenBiz -  John Hoepnner was featured in the article Data on demand: 9 ESG trends from GreenFin 21. John shared his thoughts on why stakeholders are ditching traditional ESG scores for in-house alternatives.

April 19, 2021 | Pensions & Investments - John Hoeppner is featured in the Move to link exec pay to ESG integration growing article. "The only way to change that is if our peers are also convinced it is as big an issue as we do," said John.

April 12, 2021 | Indianapolis Business Journal - John Hoeppner was featured in their article titled: Public companies using SEC filings to talk up diversity, but few sharing data. "Companies disclosing numbers are doing so voluntarily, and the reports lack uniformity that would allow apples-to-apples comparisons between firms," said John.

April 6, 2021 | Politico - John Hoeppner was featured in two Politico articles: White man’s world at the top and Shareholders target ‘white man’s world’ with record demands for diversity data

April 5, 2021 | Pensions & Investments - Chris Wroblewski, Solutions Strategist, discussed funding ratios with P&I. He attributed the quarterly increase in funding ratios "to higher discount rates leading to lower liability values paired with strong global equity performance."

April 1, 2021 | ImpactAlpha - John Hoeppner discusses Exxon and ESG scoring. “Even if we don’t divest every dollar, the message is being sent to companies that are lagging” through LGIM’s “engagement with consequences” approach," said John. 

March 1, 2021 | The Wall Street Journal - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, discussed LGIM America's views on gender and human capital.

Febraury  19, 2021 | Crain's Chicago - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was featured in Crain's Chicago Business February Forum. 

February 1, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured LGIM America's appointment of Rob Capon as Head of Defined Contribution (DC).

January 13, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured our latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimated US Treasury rates decreased by 5 basis points, while credit spreads tightened by 22 basis points, resulting in the average discount rate decreasing by 27 basis points.

January 11, 2021 | PLANSPONSOR featured our January Pension Soltuions' Monitor. In the article, we estimate that pension funding ratios increased approximately 2.3 percentage points throughout December, with the impact primarily due to the strong equity performance outpacing plan liabilities.

January 5, 2021 | Pensions & Investments featured our latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimated US Treasury rates rose by 7 basis points while credit spreads tightened by 6 basis points, resulting in the average discount rate increasing by 1 basis point.

December 21, 2020 | IFR - Jason Shoup was featured in an article discussing how US high-grade spreads have the potential to ratchet in to historic tights next year if the economy is able to rebound from the pandemic.

December 14, 2020 | Barron's - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, discussed how the harmonization of data will improve broad market resilience, raise the playing field and long-term durable sustainable business.

December 4, 2020 | Pensions & Investments featured LGIMA's latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we found the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan rose by 2.4 percentage points in November.

December 1, 2020 | Barron's - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, discusses Nasdaq’s new proposed listing rules requiring more corporate board diversity.

November 19, 2020 | The Hedge Fund Law Report - Emma Rodriguez-Ayala, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, and Kristina St. Charles, Deputy General Counsel, discussed the challenges in-house counsels face with regards to side letter management.

November 11, 2020 | Bloomberg - John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, discusses the first actions President-elect Biden should take to fight climate change.

October 26, 2020 | Modern Counsel - Emma Rodriguez-Ayala, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, was featured in Modern Counsel. Emma and her long-time friends discuss the strong and abiding friendship that has carried them from law school to their early careers at a prestigious law firm, and ultimately to prominent leadership positions.

September 28, 2020 | Crain's Chicago Business featured LGIMA’s Kristina St. Charles, Deputy General Counsel, in its latest People on the Move publication.

September 2, 2020 | Pensions & Investments featured LGIMA's latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we found the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan dipped slightly to 73.4% in April.

August 20, 2020 | Morningstar -  Following the U.S. Department of Labor's new rule proposal intended to clearly define the role of plan fiduciaries and in turn, limit ESG investing options, Morningstar shares LGIMA's strong belief "that the EBSA should make ESG considerations a bedrock of fiduciary duty rather than discourage the practice.” 

July 20, 2020 | Negocios Now’s 2020 Who’s Who Featured Emma Rodriguez-Ayala, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, for the third consecutive year.

July 16, 2020 | Edelman's ESG Post-Covid webinar welcomed LGIMA's John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments and fellow industry leaders to discuss the transformation of ESG considerations and investment criteria amid today's tumultuous socioeconomic environment.

July 8, 2020 | Bloomberg LP talks with LGIMA's John Hoeppner about the future of North America's fossil fuel industry, as "the energy transition to renewables accelerates," and investors increasingly consider the financial and environmental implications of pipelines carrying natural gas.

July 7, 2020 | Pensions & Investments featured LGIMA's latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where global equities roar on, with the S&P 500 closing out its best quarter since 1998. Meanwhile, the 30-year Treasury rate closed out June at 1.41%, the same level as in May, and the investment grade credit market rallied.

June 26, 2020 | NCPERS Webinar -  John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, participates in an educational webinar on best practices for public plans looking to integrate ESG into their pension investments. 

June 25, 2020 | Citi’s Industry Evolution Conference - Aaron Meder, CEO, joined Citi’s Industry Evolution Conference yesterday to speak about the future solutions landscape in asset management. By partnering with OpenInvest, expanding our DC capabilities, and exploring sustainable solutions, LGIMA aims to revolutionize retirement income and redefine what it means to provide customized solutions for our clients. 

June 9, 2020 | Pensions & Investments features findings from LGIMA's latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we estimate the average discount rate decreased by 1 basis point in May. 

June 4, 2020 | Pensions & Investments - John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, explains that defining clear metrics and being transparent are essential for asset managers looking to truly make a difference in the ESG space.

May 11, 2020 | Crain's Chicago Business featured LGIMA’s Emma Rodriguez-Ayala, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, in its latest People on the Move publication.

May 8, 2020 | POLITICO’s new Sustainable Finance Spotlight featured John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, who discusses ESG's role in helping companies recover from COVID-19's business implications.

May 4, 2020 | Pensions & Investments featured LGIMA's latest Pension Solutions' Monitor, where we found the funding ratio of a typical corporate pension plan dipped slightly to 73.4% in April.

May 4, 2020 | PLANSPONSOR - Aaron Meder, CEO, explained that while a successful retirement outcome is about "having sufficient money available when you need it and for as long as you need it," providing full income replacement is not the primary goal for some supplementary DC plans.

April 28, 2020 | ImpactAlpha - Amazon’s response to Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)'s shareholder resolutions will be "a bigger symbol to tech and future-leaning companies on how to be more engaged," LGIMA's John Hoeppner, Head of US Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, tells ImpactAlpha.

April 23, 2020 | Pensions & Investments - Our latest Active Ownership Report shows that "we're not just speaking about ESG issues, we're acting on them," John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, tells Pensions & Investments newspaper.

March 30, 2020 | The Bond Buyer featured our Markets Perspectives, where Jason Shoup, Head of Global Credit Strategy, highlighted that "the performance of the markets in the face of so much supply is a testament to the improvement in sentiment among investors who now seem willing to put to work any dry-powder they have kept in reserve."

March 27, 2020 | Crain's Chicago Business - LGIMA is proud to be listed as the third largest money manager in Chicago for the third consecutive year. The list is comprised of money management firms, ranked by total assets managed in 2019.

March 23, 2020 | Crain's Chicago Business featured Christine Smith, Chief Operating Officer, and Danielle Cassidy, Head of Distribution, in its latest People on the Move publication.

February 6, 2020 - Bloomberg talks with LGIMA's John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, about methane-leak disclosure standards.

February 21, 2020 | International Financing Review - "Was that a prudent move by a company to manage its front-end maturities or was it a move to prepare itself to exist and live as a high-yield company without investment-grade ratings?" asked Jason Shoup, Head of Global Credit Strategy.

February 17, 2020 | Crain's Chicago Business featured BethAnne Panos, Head of Human Resources, as one of its People on the Move.

February 6, 2020 | Bloomberg - Legal & General Investment Management, the $1.4 trillion British asset manager, on Thursday said it will push energy companies to have “zero tolerance” for methane leaks -- for a start, by measuring leaks from oil and gas wells.

February 1, 2020 | The New York Times - John Hoeppner, Head of U.S. Stewardship and Sustainable Investments, was quoted in The New York Times saying "it's a very healthy mechanism to have small shareholders with the ability to file resolutions and bring different ideas to the fore," following LGIM's decision to vote against combined CEO and board chairs globally.

January 9, 2020 | PLANSPONSOR - 2019 proved tumultuous for corporate defined benefit plans, as strong equity performance and decreased rates led to minimal funded status growth. Check out more findings from LGIMA's December Pension Solutions' Monitor.

December 10, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - DB Funded Status Held Up Fairly Well, Considering

November 18, 2019 | FundFire - LGIMA Targets US Institutions with First Sustainable Separate Accounts

November 13, 2019 | KAPLAN - Legal & General Emerging Leaders Program (IMPACT)

November 11, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - Firms Estimate DB Funded Status Improvements in October

November 7, 2019 | Pensions & Investments – Corporate plan funding ratios up in October

November 7, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - OpenInvest partners with LGIMA in ESG solutions

November 1, 2019 | International Financing Review - US creditors wise up to ESG utility risk

October 31, 2019 | International Financing Review - IG Comes Back With Four Offerings After Fed Cut

October 30, 2019 | International Financing Review - Ford Overcomes Downgrade Risk to Achieve Cheap Bond Pricing

October 30, 2019 | International Business Times - Wednesday's Stock Market Open: Investors Focus Attention On Fed Interest Rate Decision

October 10, 2019 | FTSE Russell - The Climate Change Train Speeding Down The Track

October 9, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - Increase in Interest Rates Gives DB Plans a Boost in September

October 2, 2019 | Pensions & Investments - Funding ratios for U.S. corporate plans inch up in September – 3 reports

September 26, 2019 | Pensions & Investments – Alaska Retirement Taps LGIMA to Run Scientific Beta International Equities

September 26, 2019 | FundFire - Corporate Pensions Slow to Adopt ESG amid Rush to Close Plans

September 22, 2019 |The Wall Street Journal - The Potentially High Cost of Not Disclosing ESG Data

September 19, 2019 | Nasdaq - Formosa Bond Calls Loom as Issuers Seek Cheaper Options

September 6, 2019 | UC Merced - University is No. 1 for Sustainable Buildings, Research in AASHE Rankings

September 9, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - DB Plan Funding Takes a Hit From Record-Setting Low Interest Rates in August

September 9, 2019 | PlanAdvisor - Advising Pensions and Endowments in Rocky Markets

September 5, 2019 | Pensions & Investments – Funding Ratios for U.S. Corporate Plans Down in August

September 4, 2019 | International Financing Review - Coca-Cola proves it still has sizzle with new US$2bn bond

August 21, 2019 | ETF trends - Rising Risks Trigger Hefty China ETF Outflows

August 21, 2019 | Financial Times - Investors pull $2.9bn from funds investing in China

August 19, 2019 | Pensions & Investments – Public Funds Taking the Lead in Spectacular Boom of ESG

August 14, 2019 | Financial Times - Managers Turn to Risk Management Tools as Multi-Asset Strategies Get More Complex

August 9, 2019 | PLANSPONSOR - Lower Interest Rates Continue to Plague DB Plan Funded Status

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