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Columbia Threadneedle Investments Announces the Acquisition of BMO’s EMEA Asset Management Business

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Columbia Threadneedle Announces Planned Global Chief Investment Officer Transition pdf

Colin Moore to retire as Global CIO, William Davies, current EMEA CIO and Global Head of Equities, to assume Global CIO role in January 2022

Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset manager, today announced the retirement of Colin Moore from Columbia Threadneedle as global chief investment officer after nearly 20 years at the firm.


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Critical thinking on the markets, the economy and investing from the investment teams at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

The race to net zero: The role of carbon pricing in global decarbonization

With climate change on the top of everyone's mind, Columbia Threadneedle's Responsible Investment analyst team looks at what it would take to get to net zero, why it's important to mitigate the impact of climate change and what impact this process could have on the economy and financial markets.

Down the crypto rabbit hole

Crypto networks are moving beyond alternative currency and creating tangible value, says Senior Equity Analyst David Egan. But how might analysts assign a valuation to these new companies? Egan looks at how existing analytical tools can offer insight into valuation, revenue and risks for digital platforms.

Oil prices are back up, but where are they headed?

The energy sector took a substantial hit during the pandemic, as the effective shutdown of the world's economy pushed oil demand and production to unprecedented lows. While the industry has recovered since then, supply and demand dynamics could significantly impact the outlook for prices.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Columbia Threadneedle Investments manages investments for institutions, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations. Together, they entrust us with $593B. 1

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Our 180 analysts are dedicated to finding original, actionable insights that are shared and debated with our portfolio managers. Responsible Investment (RI) principles are an important factor and we apply proprietary tools to provide a robust RI framework.



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1 In U.S. dollars as of June 30, 2021. Source Ameriprise Q2 Earnings Release. Contact us for more current data.

Employee data as of June 30, 2021.