Queens' College Cambridge launches ETF portfolio

Part of divestment strategy

Tom Eckett
The portfolio was designed by ElstonETF and will be managed by Queens' College

The portfolio was designed by ElstonETF and will be managed by Queens' College

Queens' College Cambridge has launched a self-managed portfolio constructed using solely sector ETFs as part of a wider divestment strategy.

The ETF portfolio will exclude extractive and carbon-intensive industries in response to concerns expressed by the divestment lobby. Built entirely from State Street ETFs, the portfolio was designed by specialist consultant ElstonETF and will be managed by the college, sitting in its global equity allocation. Which sector ETFs are the most popular with wealth managers? Jonathan Spence, bursar for Queens' College Cambridge, said: "This is part of our continued drive to address divestment considerations in an intelligent way without compromising on investment returns or diversificati...

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