Editorial Synopsis April 2017
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Global equities
Trends towards global equity investing have been led to some extent by the need towards diversification. Funds Europe looks at the opportunities for this within an asset class where many markets have been rising lately, from Brazil to Europe.

contact Mark Latham: [email protected]

ETF Review
With ETFs now growing faster than hedge funds, we look at the trends that have powered ETF sales over the last six months.

contact Mark Latham: [email protected]

MiFID II
The impacts of various parts of MiFID II on the operations of fund managers is analysed in this article and we consider how asset servicers have adjusted their offering to support clients.

contact Lynn Strongin Dodds: [email protected]

Admin survey and report
Funds Europe presents our annual survey of some of Europe’s largest fund administration firms, looking at their business within the regulated funds world in European domiciles.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

Market data
Is front office data management as fragmented as recent research has suggested and if it is, why is that, and what is the impact on revenue for firms?

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

PLUS: Our regular features, including fund launches and people moves

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Sponsored Profiles

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SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.