Schroders repurposes trio of funds to sustainable mandates

Equity, bond and infrastructure

James Baxter-Derrington
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"Schroders' ambition is to be a leading provider of sustainable funds, solutions and investment trusts to UK investors," Doug Abbott, head of UK intermediary at Schroders, said.
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"Schroders' ambition is to be a leading provider of sustainable funds, solutions and investment trusts to UK investors," Doug Abbott, head of UK intermediary at Schroders, said.

Schroders has repurposed a trio of funds into sustainable mandates, offering investors access to investment opportunities across equities, fixed income and infrastructure, Investment Week can reveal.

The European Alpha Income, Global Cities Income and Absolute Return Bond funds have all received regulatory and unitholder approval to restructure as sustainable mandates: Schroder Digital Infrastructure, Schroder Sustainable Bond and Schroder Unit Trust European Sustainable Equity. These changes come following UK-domiciled funds recording inflows of £37.1bn, which Doug Abbott, head of UK intermediary at Schroders, described as "a significant indication that UK investor demand for sustainable investment solutions has exponentially accelerated over the past few years". "Looking ahead, ...

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