In new statements on the extent of greenwashing in the fund management industry, Desiree Fixler highlights some uncomfortable truths about sustainable investing.
Nichols is based in the firmÆs Hong Kong offices and reports to Christopher Wendel, head of equities sales Asia. As part of his role, Nichols is charged with leading the build out of LehmanÆs Asia equities sales team.
Nichols joins from Deutsche Bank where he was head of generalist sales. Prior to this role, he was vice president of equity sales at ING, working for this bank in both Hong Kong and Singapore.
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Actively managed funds were also not found to have better odds of higher returns than more passive funds.