Robinson Quoted in Reuters Article on U.S. Pension Fund Investment in Hikvision

On Octo­ber 15, RWR CEO Roger W. Robin­son was quot­ed in a Reuters arti­cle on the invest­ment by some of the largest U.S. pub­lic pen­sion funds in Hikvi­sion, a Chi­nese sur­veil­lance tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­ny that was recent­ly sanc­tioned by the Unit­ed States for its role in enabling the ongo­ing per­se­cu­tion of eth­nic minori­ties in Xin­jiang. Robin­son said, “Hikvi­sion has emerged as the cor­po­rate poster child for ...

Robinson Questions CalPERS Exposure to China Risk

On Octo­ber 10, RWR CEO Roger W. Robin­son was quot­ed in an arti­cle in the Cal­i­for­nia Globe which looked at the expo­sure of the Cal­i­for­nia Pub­lic Employ­ees’ Retire­ment Sys­tem (CalPERS) to Chi­nese com­pa­nies. Mr. Robin­son asked, “Why would CalPERS hold in their invest­ment port­fo­lio Chi­nese and Russ­ian com­pa­nies either active­ly, or pas­sive­ly via index providers, that have been sanc­tioned by the ...

Robinson Quoted in Washington Post Article on Risks of Investing in China

On Octo­ber 10, RWR CEO Roger W. Robin­son was quot­ed in a Wash­ing­ton Post arti­cle exam­in­ing  the mate­r­i­al risks fac­ing Amer­i­can investors in cer­tain Chi­nese enter­pris­es asso­ci­at­ed with nation­al secu­ri­ty and human rights abus­es as well as the con­tro­ver­sy sur­round­ing a forth­com­ing move that would expose fed­er­al retire­ment sav­ings to com­pa­nies involved with the Chi­nese mil­i­tary ...