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Apr 23, 2014

Signing dealClearstream has closed a long-awaited deal to acquire the hedge fund custody business, based in Cork, Ireland, of administration firm Citco Global Securities Services.

Apr 17, 2014

Mergers and aquisitionNicholas Pratt examines the 2014 survey results and finds that although administrators all face similar challenges, they are dealing with them in different ways.

Apr 17, 2014

Executives talk to us about how they fight competition, clients' demand and major challenges their companies are facing in 2014.

Mar 27, 2014

gavellaw booksRegulatory change projects are the main priority for 93% of asset managers polled by investment consultancy Investit at a conference in London.

Mar 14, 2014

Brain neuronsDevelopments in the CSD market could see new entrants, changed business models and more competition. Nicholas Pratt looks for potential benefits for investment managers.

Mar 14, 2014

Jo VeldeFunds Europe talks to Jo Van de Velde about Euroclear’s highlights of 2013 and plans for the future.

Mar 13, 2014

Latin AmericaAxa Investment Managers has signed a deal to make its funds available to the largest brokers active in Latin America as it seeks to expand internationally.

Mar 03, 2014

Handshake 3BNY Mellon has appointed Frank La Salla as chief executive officer of its alternative investment services business.

Jan 24, 2014

currency banknotes 410Euronext, a pan-European exchange, has launched a multicurrency trading service for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including coverage of renminbi and Hong Kong dollars.

Jan 22, 2014

Businessmen raceBrazil wants the world to know about its domestic securities lending industry, which has seen a 30% hike in recent years. But infrastructure providers face a challenge to provide the right clearing process. Lynn Stronging Dodds reports on Brazil’s central counterparties.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

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Jun 14, 2017

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SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.