May Fund Launch Targets Girl Power

NEWS YOU CAN USE: New funds launches this month target gender diversity and global absolute returns

Emma Simon 31 May, 2018 | 12:17PM

This month has seen a flurry of new fund launches, but also changes and closures to a number of existing funds. One fund looking to capture investors’ interest targets firms that have an excellent record on gender diversity.

This fund has been launched by L&G Investment Management, and its head of personal investing, Helena Morrissey – a long-time champion of boosting female representation at board level.

LGIM is launching a fund targeting companies with a good track record of promoting women, particularly to boardroom level

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AXA Framlington UK Select Opps ZI Acc158.80 GBP-0.25
BNY Mellon Real Return Inst W Acc1.30 GBP-0.12
Marks & Spencer Group PLC96.00 GBP0.00
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Next PLC4,717.00 GBP0.00
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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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