Aegon renames bond fund to focus on climate transition

Managed by Iain Buckle

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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Aegon Asset Management has shifted its Short Dated Investment Grade Bond fund to focus on the transition to a net-zero global economy.

The £490m fund will be renamed to the Global Short Dated Climate Transition fund and has become an Article 8 fund under the EU's SFDR. The fund will be managed by Iain Buckle, the firm's head of UK credit, and fixed income manager Rory Sandilands, each of whom have over two decades of industry experience. Banor Capital renames fund to reflect energy transition focus As part of evolving into a climate transition fund, the fund has embedded Aegon's proprietary climate transition and broader ESG analysis into its portfolio, while working with the firm's responsible investment team...

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