Perpetual recently announced the proposed acquisition of US-based ESG specialist Trillium Asset Management.

The $54m deal plays to Perpetual’s heritage and track record in investment management, coupled with the rising global demand in responsible and ESG investing.

In the latest edition of the EL&C Baillieu Podcast, Perpetual CEO Rob Adams discusses:

  • the rationale for the Trillium deal and the plans for the business;
  • the key drivers in the rise of responsible investing;
  • Perpetual’s recent interim earnings result; and 
  • mega-mergers and other developments in the global asset management industry.