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Breakingviews - Greed and gloom sink KKR’s Aussie lender IPO

Aussie backers are learning the hard way that greed and gloom don’t mix. U.S. private equity firm KKR and other investors have scrapped a second attempt to list Australian lender Latitude, after buyers rejected a $2.1 billion valuation. Even after a last-minute price cut, the discount to big banks was too modest. Debt-laden households, struggling with flat wages and precarious jobs, hardly helped.

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Vice Media to buy digital publisher Refinery29

Vice Media LLC said on Wednesday that it will buy Refinery29, an online publication focused on entertainment and lifestyle pieces for women, aiming to strengthen its content across platforms.

Responsible Investing

Ireland sells 2 billion euros of green bonds at low yield

Ireland raised 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) on Thursday from the sale of green bonds at a yield well below a debut sale a year ago, highlighting the growing popularity of the bonds which provide cash for projects with environmental benefits.

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Investors get lost in Big Oil's carbon accounting maze

Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk of holding their shares as the world shifts away from fossil fuels, senior fund managers say.

ESG FUNDS

Funds News
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
TCW New America Premier Equities N 25.72%
5
Eventide Gilead I 19.43%
5
Calvert Equity A 19.07%
4
Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth I 18.88%
5
Ave Maria Growth 17.28%
4
US Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Opp A 18.67%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Intl Advtg A 16.46%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Sustain I 13.64%
4
RBC Global Opportunities I 12.94%
5
Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Y 12.29%
4
Global Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
1919 Socially Responsive Balanced A 10.90%
5
Calvert Growth Allocation A 9.43%
5
Calvert Balanced A 9.10%
4
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2055 Inv 8.87%
3
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2045 Inv 8.58%
2
Allocation
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
American Beacon Frontier Mkts Inc Inv 6.35%
5
RBC BlueBay High Yield Bond A 6.28%
5
Pax High Yield Bond Individual Investor 5.99%
2
Calvert Long-Term Income A 5.38%
5
Calvert High Yield Bond I 4.89%
2
Fixed Income

Disclaimer

Funds are ranked in order of their 3 Year Total Return Annualized Performance (Daily)

Duplicate funds have been removed so not show multiple share classes, so funds with the highest total net assets are ranked.

Data provided by Lipper

About Lipper Ratings - Lipper Ratings for Total Return reflect funds' historical total return performance relative to peers. Lipper Ratings DO NOT take into account the effects of sales charges. Overall Lipper Ratings are based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable).

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