first_img– Advertisement – Savchenko let slip in October that Stause was fielding DMs from interested hockey players after her breakup from the This Is Us star, 43. “Stop it! … Yes, they have,” she told Us. “But to be honest with you, I’m so busy with the show so you know, I am actually like super looking forward to that as soon as this journey’s over. I hope it’s not over soon, but conversations have been started that I’m looking forward to seeing where that goes after this is all over.”She added: “But right now, it’s too much all at once. I’m gonna focus on my contemporary and my cha-chas.”- Advertisement – Earlier in the day, the professional dancer announced their separation on her Instagram Story. “After 14 years of marriage with my deepest sadness our road is coming to an end,” she revealed.Savchenko, for his part, shared a lengthier statement with a focus on the estranged couple’s daughters, Olivia, 10, and Zlata, 3. “It is with a heavy heart that I tell you my wife and I are parting ways after 14 years of marriage,” the 37-year-old choreographer told Us Weekly. “We still intend to coparent our wonderful children together who we love so dearly, and we will strive to continue to be the best parents that we can to them. We ask that you respect our family’s need for privacy and healing during this time.”Elena Samodanova Shares Cryptic Quote After Gleb Savchenko SplitGleb Savchenko and Elena Samodanova at The iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Broadimage/ShutterstockThe Dancing With the Stars pro and his partner, Chrishell Stause, were eliminated from the ABC reality series on Monday, November 2. The Selling Sunset star, 39, is navigating divorce herself, having split from husband Justin Hartley in November 2019.- Advertisement – Stause and Savchenko bonded during the process, but they also had their bumps in the road. She noted last month that he gave her flowers after their “first fight.”“If apologies look like THIS, I guess it’s not so bad!!” she wrote via Instagram. “We both care so much and I love the passion he brings to what he does. We are working on me picking up some of his strict Russian nature, and I am softening him up with a little southern charm.”Listen to Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood as each week the editors of Us break down the hottest entertainment news stories! A telltale sign of a messy breakup. Elena Samodanova hinted that her split from husband Gleb Savchenko was not amicable shortly after the news broke.Samodanova, 36, shared a cryptic quote via Instagram on Friday, November 6. “I don’t hate you,” the post read. “I’m just disappointed you turned into everything you said you’d never be.” She added a lone broken-heart emoji as her caption.- Advertisement –last_img read more

first_imgAccording to Geers, APG planned to make an initial commitment of €250m from its clients’ pooled assets for emerging market equities. He added that APG’s intention was to increase the investment over time.At the moment, APG doesn’t have any exposure to Chinese A-shares in its €451bn portfolio.Geers added that the fund would be co-managed by APG through a joint management team of employees from the Dutch manager and EFM.In a joint statement, Ronald Wuijster, acting chief executive of APG Asset Management, said APG was pleased “to embrace its role and duty as responsible long-term investor for the benefit of its clients”.“Our responsible investment approach, combined with local intelligence, will create unique investment opportunities in China,” he added.Wuijster also indicated that APG would like to set a trend and share its expertise with other institutional investors.Sau Kwan, president of EFM, said co-operation with APG would bring “world-class” ESG investment experience to her company’s market place.“E Fund Management is already a member of the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment and we have been equipping ourselves for ESG investments for quite some time,” she said.“We are excited to translate our efforts into a tangible investment strategy, which we are confident [will] produce positive investment returns, and to expand the positive impact to a more sustainable community beyond financial performance.”APG is the largest manager of pension assets in Europe and one of the largest fiduciary managers worldwide. It has offices in the Netherlands in Amsterdam and Heerlen as well as in Hong Kong and New York.With RMB1.1trn (€139bn) of assets, E Fund Management is one of the three largest fund managers in China. Headquartered in Guangzhou, it has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Chengdu, Dalian and New York.A-shares are domestic listed shares of Chinese companies. More than 200 are to be added to MSCI’s indices next year. Dutch asset manager APG has committed €250m to a China A-shares fund with a responsible investment focus.APG has teamed up with Chinese asset manager E Fund Management (EFM) for the launch, which the firms said was the world’s first A-shares fund with such a focus.“The fund will provide access to the investment market of mainland China and will focus on equity of a limited number of listed companies,” said Harmen Geers, spokesman for APG.In addition to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, companies in the portfolio would also be selected for their risk-return profile, he said.last_img read more