Insight Investment is one of the largest global asset management companies, responsible for £752.5 billion of assets under management as of 31 December 2020, represented by the value of cash securities and other economic exposure managed for clients. It manages strategies which include fixed income, liability-driven investment, cash, absolute return, multi-asset, and equities. Insight is a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon, a multinational financial services corporation.
The UK banking group HBOS formed Insight Investment in 2002 by merging its asset management arms, which included Clerical Medical Investment Management. In 2003, Insight Investment acquired Rothschild Asset Management, which specialised in fixed income investments. In 2009, BNY Mellon acquired Insight from Lloyds Banking Group, which formally acquired HBOS earlier that year. In 2013, Insight merged with Pareto Investment Management, a currency risk manager. In early 2015, BNY Mellon acquired US-based fixed income and solutions specialist Cutwater Asset Management. Insight is headquartered in London and has offices in Boston, Frankfurt, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Tokyo.
Insight Investment was a founding signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, and is also a signatory to the UK Stewardship Code administered by the Financial Reporting Council.
The PRI assigned Insight A+ ratings in 2020 for strategy and governance, and for the integration of responsible investment-related issues across their fixed income business. The Financial Reporting Council gave Tier 1 status to Insight in 2016, signifying that the company provides "a good quality and transparent description of approach to stewardship and explanations of an alternative approach where necessary".
Highest paying job titles at Insight Investments include Account Executive, Business Systems Analyst, and HR Generalist