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Jun 26, 2015

Alan FlanaganBNY Mellon, provider of investment management and investment services, has appointed Alan Flanagan to the newly created role of global head of private equity and real estate fund services.

Jun 24, 2015

Man drawingFunds Europe presents the findings from its survey with RBC Investor & Treasury Services to assess the industry’s state of preparedness for Ucits V.

Jun 24, 2015

Our panel considers questions that were posed in the Ucits V survey. What is clear is that much of the advancement towards the Ucits V environment rests on more guidance from Europe, and that those with AIFMD experience will benefit in the run-up to implementation.

Jun 23, 2015

Ahead of the Fund Forum International conference in Monaco this month, Funds Europe catches up with conference delegates and participants.

Jun 23, 2015

Philippe SeyllFunds Europe talks to Philippe Seyll, Clearstream’s Executive Board Member and Head of Investment Fund Services, about its plans for geographic expansion and product development in 2015 and beyond.

Jun 22, 2015

China bicyclesHSBC has become the first custodian bank in China to service a renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) based in Switzerland.

Jun 11, 2015

Swiss flagDepositary bank Caceis is opening a branch in Switzerland to offer services to locally domiciled funds as well as global custody.

Jun 04, 2015

handshake 1Northern Trust is the latest asset services provider to announce that RPMI Railpen, the asset manager of one of the largest UK pension funds, has awarded it with an investment operations mandate.

May 21, 2015

OutsorcingMutual funds that outsource their fund management are likely to have lower subscription fees and better performance.

May 15, 2015

Sunken shipWhether it makes sense for transfer agencies and software firms to merge, the new consolidation in the low-margin business may well see costs for fund managers fall, finds Nicholas Pratt.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.