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September 2017

Country Ranking Trends Magni completed its review of Pakistan following its recent promotion to the emerging markets by MSCI. Pakistan has numerous governance weaknesses common to frontier countries, though the country does have noticeable strengths in accounting and the rights of shareholders. Magni is still reviewing the suitability of Pakistani ETFs for inclusion in Magni […]

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Magni CEO Speaks at Investment Forecast Forum at Providence College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, November 8, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) announced that CEO Kurt Lieberman is a keynote speaker at Providence College’s annual Investment Forecast Forum on November 9th.  The overarching theme of this year’s event is investment forecasting for the upcoming year with a special focus on socially responsible […]

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Magni CEO Speaks at Socially Responsible Investing Conference in San Diego

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, November 2, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) announced that CEO Kurt Lieberman was a featured panelist at the All in for Impact 28th Annual SRI Conference, November 1-3 in San Diego, CA. The conference was attended by more than 800 financial services professionals. Lieberman, along with two […]

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Portola Creek, a California-based Registered Investment Advisor, Selects Magni Advisory Services for International Equity Allocations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, October 31, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) is pleased to announce that Portola Creek, a California Registered Investment Advisor, has selected Magni to provide international research for its client portfolios. “Portola Creek’s international equity allocations for client portfolios are now largely determined by Magni’s Country Governance ratings,” […]

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Magni CEO Kurt Lieberman Discusses Islamic Finance at Annual Convention of Muslim American Society of Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, October 30, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) announced that Kurt Lieberman, CEO, was invited to participate in this year’s Muslim American Society of Minnesota (MAS) Convention.  Now in its 12th year, the 2017 theme is Together for a Better Tomorrow. It was held at the Minneapolis Convention […]

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August 2017

Country Ranking Trends Japan has made tangible, yet modest progress in improving the integrity of the country’s markets. Magni completed a review of its market integrity; the resulting small upgrade reflects the greater confidence business leaders can have in the ability to conduct business without the risk of corruption from opaque financial markets. Japan’s overall […]

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Stephen Young, Magni Board Member and Leader of the Caux Round Table, Among Distinguished Authors of Essays on Qur’anic Principles for Good Governance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, September 21, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) congratulates board member Stephen B. Young for his inclusion in Palgrave-MacMillan’s recent publication of a set of essays on Qur’anic Principles for Good Governance. Mr. Young is global executive director for the Caux Round Table (CRT), an international network of […]

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“G”overnance Drives Performance in ESG Portfolios

August 2017 Magni CEO Kurt Lieberman authors new article documenting the importance of governance research in building investment portfolios   Sustainable, responsible and impact investing have seen explosive growth over recent years and the trend is accelerating. From 2014 to 2016, these investments enjoyed a growth rate of more than 33%, increasing from $6.57 trillion in 2014 […]

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Caux Round Table partners with Magni to measure values-based investment performance

Read the results in the latest issue of Pegasus, the CRT’s newsletter

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Magni Launches 3 Country Governance Indexes

Emerging Markets (MAGEM); EAFE (MAGEAFE); All Country World ex US (MAGACWX) First-ever indexes to track equity performance based on good governance at the country level FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS, MN, September 6, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management today announced the launch of three indexes that track equity performance at the country level of the […]

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