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Columbia Threadneedle Investments Confirms Completion of 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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We provide our clients with investment expertise on a range of equity, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative investments. We also offer global and regional mandates that can be customized to meet the evolving needs of our clients.

Global Investment Solutions

We manage portfolios that are tailored to pursue specific client needs and desired outcomes which may fall outside of more traditional strategy offerings. Using a consultative approach, we assess a client's investment requirements and create customized portfolios to target a particular goal or outcome. Our open architecture approach offers clients access to a wide range of capabilities.

Responsible Investment

As part of our effort to deliver consistent long-term returns, we also strive to be responsible stewards of our clients' assets within a framework of good governance and transparency. As an active investment manager, we seek opportunities that help deliver sustainable growth and returns for our clients.

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

China seeks self-sufficiency amid slowing growth

Beijing's new strategy of self-dependent growth seeks to stabilize highly leveraged sectors, such as property, amid the prospects of a slowing economy. While 2021's policy surprises caught investors unaware, looking ahead, we believe there are opportunities to invest in China's large and broad equity universe in line with emerging policy priorities.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Columbia Threadneedle Investments manages investments for institutions, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations. Together, they entrust us with $725 billion.1

Global Reach

Global Reach

Our reach is expansive, with a global team of 2,500 people working together, including more than 650 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets as well as bespoke solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.

Research Intensity

Research Intensity

A team of over 200 investment professionals, including more than 130 analysts, is 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.



Our independent Investment Consultancy and Oversight team ensures the integrity of an investment strategy, working with our portfolio managers to foster continuous improvement and consistency to pursue clients' desired outcomes.

1Source: Columbia Threadneedle Investments and BMO GAM (EMEA) as of June 30, 2021.

Employee data as of June 30, 2021.