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Aviva Investors appoints new head of sustainable outcomes

19 May 2022

(London)  – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc ('Aviva'), has appointed Sam Tripuraneni as Head of Sustainable Outcomes, a pivotal hire as the firm deploys its capital, scale and influence in support of the sustainable transition.

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Aviva Investors multi-manager survey on ESG finds encouraging signs on diversity

17 Feb 2022

(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has completed its third biennial survey of global asset managers on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The survey, conducted by the Multi-Manager team, focused on views and policies on diversity and culture, polling 39 asset managers with combined assets of over £4 trillion. The results show that while corporate diversity is taken increasingly seriously, there is significant room for improvement.

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Aviva Investors Real Assets Study 2021 sees large uptick in institutional investors committing to net zero targets

25 Nov 2021

(London) – Global institutional investors have significantly raised their ambitions to implement net zero commitments across portfolios over the last 12 months, whilst being increasingly aware of the challenges in meeting these targets, according to the latest edition of the Aviva Investors Real Assets Study. The annual survey from Aviva Investors, the asset manager of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) is based on responses from over 1,100 decision-makers at global insurers and pension funds which together represent over €2 trillion of assets under management,

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Aviva Investors appoints Ben Sanderson as Managing Director, Real Estate

16 Nov 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announces the appointment of Ben Sanderson as Managing Director, Real Estate. 

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Aviva Investors agrees long-term partnership with Netflix at Longcross Studios

20 Sep 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces that it has entered a long-term agreement with Netflix, the global entertainment company, to operate and significantly expand the extensive film and production facility at the renowned Longcross Studios complex in Surrey.

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Aviva Investors expects a strong economic recovery in the second half of the year and into 2022

20 Jul 2021

(London) Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, expects a rapid and broad-based recovery from the COVID pandemic in the rest of 2021 and in 2022.

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Aviva Investors and BNP Paribas complete first ESG SONIA swap repack with Associated British Ports

25 May 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced it has jointly completed an ESG-linked interest rate swap repack with BNP Paribas, and which has been provided to Associated British Ports (‘ABP’). 

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Aviva Investors expands Climate Transition range with launch of Climate Transition Global Credit Fund

6 May 2021

(London) - Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva Plc, today announces the launch of the Aviva Investors Climate Transition Global Credit Fund with a $350 million strategic capital allocation from the Aviva Investors UK multi-asset range and the Aviva Ireland multi-asset portfolio. The Fund aims to identify and invest in companies offering goods and services for climate change mitigation and those best-placed to transition to a warmer, lower-carbon world.

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Aviva Investors proposes revisions to International Financial Architecture to achieve sustainable transition

22 Apr 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has set out a series of proposals and recommendations to G7 and G20 nations it believes will enable the global financial system to tackle the climate crisis in an effective and cohesive way.

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Aviva Investors projects a strong growth outlook with upside risks

14 Apr 2021

(London) Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva PLC, sees a potent combination of economic drivers underpinning a strong global recovery in 2021, resulting in an above-consensus outlook for growth. Although uncertainties remain, the COVID pandemic is passing, and successful roll-outs of vaccination programmes are allowing economies to reopen. Pent-up demand, large savings buffers and ongoing fiscal and monetary policy support will all help boost the recovery.

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Aviva Investors delivers an active ESG engagement commitment

14 Apr 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today publishes its Annual Responsible Investment Review, reporting significant increases in its voting and engagement activity for 2020. The review outlines how Aviva Investors’ responsible investment approach aligned with the priorities of clients and society.

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Aviva Investors provides £48 million of sustainability-linked financing to Urban Logistics Reit plc

16 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces that it has completed a £48 million financing facility to subsidiaries of Urban Logistics REIT plc.

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Aviva Investors Real Estate Long Income Fund completes £22.4 million forward funding of office space in Stirlingshire

10 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced that it has completed a forward funding agreement of £22.4 million for the first office facilities at Kildean Business Park, Stirling, which is currently being developed by the Stirling Development Agency.

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Aviva Investors recognised in insurance investment awards

5 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has received two industry awards at Insurance Asset Risk’s ‘EMEA Awards 2021’, being named ‘Stewardship Initiative of The Year’ and ‘Real Assets Manager of The Year’.

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Aviva Investors appoints Daniel McHugh as CIO, Real Assets

22 Feb 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has appointed Daniel McHugh as Chief Investment Officer of its £47.3 billion Real Assets business 1. This follows the appointment in January of former Real Assets CIO, Mark Versey, as Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Investors.

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Aviva Investors acquires Sainsbury’s distribution centre in Birmingham for £139 million

16 Feb 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces that it has completed the acquisition of a distribution unit in Hams Hall, one of the Midland’s premier logistics parks, for £139 million.

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