“We will continue to expand both our research coverage and investment banking franchise into Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Zambia,” the firm said in a statement.
The head of Tudor Investment Corp. and the Robin Hood Foundation sees corporate social responsibility, including fair wage practices, as a potential predictor of a good investment as well.
Sustainable business model, shareholder composition, cash flow generation and balance sheet’s health remain among main investment criteria.
Environmental, social and governance issues, or ESG, is a hot topic in asset management, with an increasing number of institutional investors like pension funds and endowments keen to burnish their credentials as conscientious long-term investors.
The 25 top earners pulled in a combined $15.38 billion in 2017, a massive bump of almost 40% from 2016, when the top 25 produced the lowest collective earnings since 2005.