29 Sep

Danske Capital uses IPE-Quest to conduct emerging market manager search

first_imgOtherwise, it has no minimum assets-under-management requirements, while tracking error guidelines are to be confirmed at a later date.Danske said the product would be launched within a UCITS setup available for sale in all Nordic countries, and the portfolio will be set up as a segregated account and sub-advised mandate.Interested parties should state performance, gross of fees, to the end of September.The closing date for applications is 20 November.The IPE.com news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE-Quest tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE-Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email [email protected] Danske Capital has used IPE-Quest to conduct a search for an additional emerging market equity manager for its investment platform.According to search QN1348, the $200m (€145m) mandate calls for a minimum track record of three years, preferably five.The mandate will be measured against MSCI Emerging Markets index, and the applicant’s track record must be for a standalone emerging market equity product (no carve outs allowed).Danske said it would also prefer a manager with a “proven track record” and a skilled investment team that has ”worked together for a long period of time within this specific asset class”.last_img read more

18 Sep

Minister Norton presents gear to young cricketer

first_imgTHE Hon. Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr George Norton last Wednesday presented a cricket kit to young Sarah Amin.Amin, who plays for the Guyana Female Under-19 cricket team, received her gear during a simple handing-over exercise at Minister Norton’s Main Street, Georgetown office.The items, which included a bat, helmet, gloves and pads, were provided by the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) The proprietors of Trophy Stall have also committed to providing the young cricketer with additional gear needed for her athletic development.Minister Norton, who also holds responsibility for Culture, Youth and Sport, explained that a request for the items was made by the teen’s uncle, during an outreach exercise in Sheet Anchor, East Canje, Berbice.“I am very happy that we are able to assist Ms Amin. I know that she has great potential, and I am hoping that she will continue to practise and develop her talents,” Minister Norton said.The teen’s mother, Shameza Amin, expressed sincere appreciation for the items.“Sarah continues to do very well. My brother has always pushed me to ensure that I continue to help her grow as a cricketer. As a single parent, it is not always easy, so I am very grateful for these items,” the cricketer’s mother added.Sarah Amin, who attends Cummings Lodge Secondary School, also expressed gratitude for the donation, noting that it will lend support to her pursuing her dreams of becoming of star cricketer and making Guyana proud.last_img read more