Has Covid-19 Thrown Up Value in the Local Currency Emerging Market Debt Universe?


Colchester have provided an analysis of the local currency emerging sovereign bond markets in light of recent events and beyond.
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Green Bonds – Assets Under Management more than double in one year


“The rising popularity and issuance activity of green bonds is leading to significant growth in green bond funds – both in terms of the number of funds and the assets under management. A total of four new Green Bond funds have been launched this year. These are products of the asset managers Franklin Templeton, Colchester Global Investors, Degroof Petercam and Lyxor. Here, Scope Analysis discusses the current Green Bond Fund market and outlook.”
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A practical guide to ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt


Claudia Gollmeier, Colchester Senior Investment Officer and as Chair of the PRI Sovereign Working Group, has contributed to this paper and it's case studies; specifically the foreword on page 7, plus pages 22, 29 and 49.
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Colchester – Global Bond Investing in an Era of Negative Interest Rates


Navigating the prevalent negative bond yielding environment is leaving investors perplexed. This article addresses the misconception that positive returns cannot be delivered from government bonds with negative nominal yields and looks at the opportunities available across global sovereign markets.
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Emerging Market Local Currency Sovereign Debt


Colchester provide an introduction to the emerging market local currency debt asset class, discuss the merits of this investment choice and how Colchester manage their client's portfolios in this space.

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Emerging Markets – Resilient External Balance Sheets Support Attractive Currency Valuations


This is an opportune moment to take a step back and reassess valuations and financial stability in the local currency emerging market debt universe.

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Sovereign Credit Risk Case Study


Colchester’s case study on sovereign credit risk written by Claudia Gollmeier (pg 78-81) and published by the PRI as part of their paper ‘Shifting Perceptions: ESG, Credit Risk and Ratings. Part 3. From Disconnects to Action Areas.’

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Integration of ESG Factors into Sovereign Bonds: A Case Study of Russia


Colchester’s contribution written by Claudia Gollmeier (pg 132-140) for the CFA Institute’s ‘Guidance and Case Studies for ESG Integration: Equities and Fixed Income’.

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How Vulnerable are Emerging Markets to Rising Interest Rates?


Colchester’s investment team analyse debt levels in emerging markets in light of recent rises in global interest rates; and assess how vulnerable they really are in the event of further or more rapid rates rises.

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Environmental Social and Governance – Colchester Global Investors Responsible Investment


Responsible investing is, and has been since the inception of the company in 1999, integral to the investment process employed by Colchester. Colchester which has the primary...

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