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Columbia Threadneedle social bond strategy passes five-year mark and launches new global strategy

Having passed the five-year mark in their UK Social Bond Impact strategy, Columbia Threadneedle is experiencing a solid uptick in inflows. The asset manager was recently requested to start a global Social Bond Impact strategy in a segregated mandate initiated by Austria’s largest pension fund, VBV - Vorsorgekasse.

Simon Bond, director of responsible investments at Columbia Threadneedle | Photo: PR

Columbia Threadneedle’s total AuM tied to social bond impact strategies is now at EUR 356 million – this includes UK, European and US strategies as well as a newly established global strategy in a segregated mandate.

The UK strategy just passed the five-year mark, and inflows have increased by 32 percent systematically on a month-to-month basis since beginning of the new year. The European strategy’s inflow has grown 15 percent since beginning the year.

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