October 18, 2023
ESG factors increasingly drive investment decision-making 

  • Only 7% said ESG factors do not drive investment decisions, down from 22% in 2022
  • 75% of participating active managers report hiring additional dedicated ESG personnel
  • Direct company engagement has become the primary source for ESG information

February 8, 2023
Zach Buchwald to lead Russell Investments as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman 
Leveraging significant leadership experience in asset management, Buchwald, former head of BlackRock's North America institutional business, will focus on driving the global investment solutions firm's next phase of growth

August 4, 2022
Russell Investments announces CEO transition process

  • Michelle Seitz to step down by year end, concluding successful five-year tenure
  • Global CIO Kate El-Hillow appointed Co-President alongside Kevin Klingert

September 13, 2021
Russell Investments strengthens institutional consulting team with addition of Brett Moffat

  • Russell Investments is pleased to announce that Brett Moffat, CFA, CAIA, has joined the firm as an Investment Consultant.

May 4, 2021
Russell Investments makes additions to senior leadership team

  • Kate El-Hillow has joined as Global Chief Investment Officer and Kevin Klingert has been hired as President

March 30, 2021
Russell Investments Enters Strategic Partnership with Hamilton Lane to Accelerate Private Markets Capabilities

  • Partnership will deliver innovative investment solutions across asset class spectrum for Russell Investments’ clients
  • Hamilton Lane takes a US$90 million stake in Russell Investments

September 24, 2020
David Kandziora joins Russell Investments as Senior Investment Consultant

  • Firm adds senior investment professional to New Zealand consulting team.

August 18, 2020
Russell Investments earns fifth-consecutive A+ rating for strategy and governance in global industry assessment of responsible investing

  • UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment also rates the firm high in all assessed categories

August 31, 2018
Russell Investments achieves consistently high "A" scores for responsible investing in 11 categories

  • UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assesses signatories annually, offering a median score of "C" in seven categories where Russell Investments received an A

February 20, 2018
Russell Investments unveils more meaningful ESG scoring

Cutting-edge research identifies financially material ESG factors for investors

October 24, 2017

Russell Investments launches low carbon global shares fund

  • New fund reduces exposure to climate change risk, while maintaining global equity returns.
  • Enhanced ‘green energy ratio’ methodology helps assure desired investment in ‘green’ energy.

October 3, 2017
Russell Investments’ 2017 Global Market Outlook – Q4 Update: Asset class sweet spot may sour on valuations

  • Expensive equities remain a key concern
  • Conditions for government bonds favour rising yields
  • Asia-Pacific: Developing economies lead amid positive momentum in the region

September 5, 2017
Michelle Seitz named Chief Executive Officer of Russell Investments
Leveraging her 30 years of experience in asset management, Seitz will lead the next growth phase of the global multi-asset firm.

March 30, 2017
Russell Investments’ 2017 Global Market Outlook – Q2 Update

  • Equity markets look deeply overbought with the U.S. most vulnerable
  • Asia-Pacific economies motoring on, despite global headwinds

December 7, 2016
Russell Investments’ 2017 Global Market Outlook

  • Two additional U.S. federal funds rate hikes forecast for next year
  • New Zealand expected to deliver solid growth in 2017; China turning upward

December 6, 2016
Russell Investments signs landmark agreement with China AMC

  • Chinese asset management industry sees growth trajectory, including multi-asset solutions
  • New regulations allow creation of fund-of-funds solutions as more investors seek global solutions

October 04, 2016
Russell Investments’ 2016 Global Market Outlook – Q4 Update: Global markets appear vulnerable to fourth-quarter shocks

  • U.S. recession risk edges higher, but remains modest
  • Asia-Pacific markets on track to end 2016 with creditable performances
  • Market pullbacks may provide investment opportunities

September 08, 2016
Russell Investments analyses KiwiSaver's impact on NZ equities

  • New research paper shows scheme's success triggers investment capacity issues

July 07, 2016
Russell Investments’ 2016 Global Market Outlook-Q3 Update: Strategists see lacklustre global investing environment at mid-year 

  • Spurts of volatility may present buying opportunities in global equities
  • Only one U.S. federal funds rate hike expected in 2016 - if at all

October 09, 2015
LSEG announces proposed sale of Russell Investments to TA Associates and Reverence Capital Partners

  • London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG”) today announces that it has agreed the proposed sale of Frank Russell Company’s asset management business (“Russell Investments”) to TA Associates for gross proceeds of US$1,150 million (£752 million1) in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments and regulatory and other required approvals.

October 06, 2015
Russell Investments strategists' outlook: Market turbulence a retreat from overbought conditions, not the beginning of a new bear market. 

  • Continue high conviction overweight to eurozone; modest underweight to US equities.
  • China experiencing a meaningful deceleration but ultimately a soft landing

March 31, 2015
Russell Investments 2015 Annual Outlook Global squeeze play continues

Declining energy prices amplify divergence of central banks

  • Preference shifts toward Europe and Japan over US markets
  • Asia-Pacific strategist sees Europe as destination of choice for investments

January 19, 2015
Russell Investments 2015 Annual Outlook Global squeeze play continues

  • Strategists ‘cautiously optimistic’ on global (and New Zealand) economic growth
  • Team sees Asia-Pacific shares performing in line with other major regions