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Amundi launches emerging markets green bond fund

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Amundi, Europe's largest asset manager, announced the launch of Amundi Funds Emerging Markets Green Bond, an emerging markets green bond strategy open to international institutional and retail investors.

The fund will invest in hard currency corporate green bonds, as well as sovereign bonds of select emerging markets, including Brazil, India, China, and Indonesia.

It seeks to take advantage of the growth in green bonds, which saw a record $52bn of issuance in 2019, with total issuances reaching $240bn.

This follows the successful launch and close of Amundi Planet Emerging Green One in 2018, the world's largest targeted green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets.

The open-ended fund is managed by Amundi's Emerging Markets team, who have a track record of managing emerging markets debt and FX since 1999, as well as experience in ESG integration and managing climate solutions on behalf of the world's largest investors.

The lead portfolio manager of the fund is Maxime Vydrine, co-head of emerging markets corporate and high yield debt at the firm. Sergei Strigo and Paolo Cei will act as co-managers.

"The strategy is an actively managed solution incorporating both a top-down and bottom-up investment approach. Benefiting from the Emerging Markets Credit Research and ESG Analysis teams' comprehensive issuer-level analysis, the Fund invests in a selection of corporate issuers from a range of sectors including a......................

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