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November 2017

Country Ranking Trends Magni upgraded Indonesia following a review of the country’s insurance supervision. Action taken by the country to implement previously-stated intentions resulted in a modest upgrade. The upgrade was enough to move Indonesia ahead of Turkey, while keeping Indonesia close to the middle of the countries in the emerging markets. Need to Head […]

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October 2017

Country Ranking Trends Magni upgraded Ireland following a review of the country’s market integrity. This upgrade combined with other recent ones makes Ireland the most rapidly improving country in the developed or emerging markets over the last year. Despite the upgrades, Ireland still ranks below more than half of the developed markets. Magni also completed […]

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Magni CEO Kurt Lieberman Joins Discussion on Islamic Finance at World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis, MN, November 27, 2017 – Magni Global Asset Management LLC (Magni) announced today that CEO Kurt Lieberman has again been invited to speak at the annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC). Now in its 24th year, WIBC is the foremost Islamic finance gathering. It provides key insights and supreme thought leadership from […]

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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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