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May 15, 2015

Francis Jackson RBCRBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS), part of Royal Bank of Canada, has appointed Francis Jackson as global head of client coverage for asset managers, pensions and sovereign wealth.

May 11, 2015

Laurent Ramsey PictetPictet Group, a Geneva-based bank and asset manager, has appointed its deputy chief executive of asset management, Laurent Ramsey, as a partner after 22 years with the firm.

May 08, 2015

Pieter de JongState Street has appointed its Edinburgh chief operating officer to head State Street Global Services in the Netherlands.

Apr 23, 2015

Profits upAssets under management for the investment management arm of BNY Mellon reached a record $1.74 trillion (€1.62 trillion) for the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 7% year-over-year and 2% sequentially.

Apr 20, 2015

collective investmentEuropean platform provider Allfunds Bank has become Europe’s largest mutual fund platform, overtaking UBS for the top spot, with €147 billion in assets under administration.

Apr 17, 2015

EMEAState Street Corporation has hired Alex Lawton as senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Apr 16, 2015

GavelThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) £126 million, for failing to comply with rules on safeguarding custody assets and client money.

Apr 10, 2015

Rolf BachnerCurrent investor protection transparency objectives are being implemented transversally through multiple regulations and now encompass most financial products, the product creation process, product distribution mechanisms and the market infrastructure.

Apr 10, 2015

TouchscreenRegulation has dominated fund administration. With one deadline gone (AIFMD) and another approaching (Ucits V), the focus on compliance remains. The big question, says Nicholas Pratt, is what this will mean for the provider landscape. 

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.