Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 730 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing more than EUR 530 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions. Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, and in adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest for the long term, employing our innovative investment expertise and global resources. Our goal is to ensure a superior experience for our clients, wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.
Gresham House plc is an AIM quoted specialist alternative asset manager providing funds, direct investments and tailored investment solutions, including co-investment across a range of highly differentiated alternative investment strategies. The Group's expertise includes strategic public and private equity, forestry, renewable energy, housing and infrastructure.
Gresham House plc acquired the fund and investment management business of Livingbridge VC LLP in November 2018. As part of the acquisition, the two Livingbridge open-ended equity funds were renamed LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund and LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund, and moved across to their new home.
At J.P. Morgan Asset Management, collaborating with our clients in an effort to build stronger portfolios drives everything we do. For over 150 years we have been helping to solve the needs of institutions, intermediaries, and individuals. We have expertise across every key asset class and investment market so we can offer the widest range of investment solutions. Whatever your investment objective, our focus is to help you achieve it.
Merian Global Investors (MGI) is a leading, independent international asset management firm.
The company in its current form was created through the acquisition in June 2018 of the single-strategy fund management business of Quilter plc (formerly Old Mutual Wealth) by MGI's management team and funds operated by TA Associates, the global growth private equity firm. On 1 October 2018, the company was renamed Merian Global Investors. Its new name is inspired by the remarkable life of the scientist, artist and adventurer Maria Sibylla Merian.
Assets under management were £34.5bn as at 31 August 2018, and there were 240 MGI employees, including 46 investment professionals. The company has offices and employees based in London, Edinburgh, Zurich, Milan, Hong Kong and Singapore, and representation in Miami and Montevideo.
Incisive Media Events has partnered with BusinessGreen, the UK's leading green business media brand, to help deliver on our sustainability strategy. Incisive Media Events mission in partnership with BusinessGreen is to create a genuinely sustainable events business.
As part of the new strategy, Incisive Media will commit to working towards the ISO20121 https://www.iso.org/iso-20121-sustainable-events.html sustainable events standard.
Our goal is to reduce our paper consumption, improve recycling rates, curb food waste and cut red meat at all our events. We will also look to deliver carbon offsetting at our events wherever relevant. In addition, we will be asking all suppliers to provide detailed information on their sustainability credentials and initiatives, we will ban plastic straws at all of our events, and we will focus on and highlight how to travel to our events via public transport.
For more information about BusinessGreen go to https://www.businessgreen.com/.