outsourcing

Mar 24, 2015

Our panel discusses how to identify legacy systems, the challenge that businesses face when it’s time to replace them and the changing nature of asset managers’ IT departments. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 24, 2015

Our panel discusses how to identify legacy systems, the challenge that businesses face when it’s time to replace them and the changing nature of asset managers’ IT departments. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 24, 2015

Typewriter and laptopFriends Life Investments’ Luke Ransley talks about the legacy problems associated with in-house installations and discusses whether the trend towards outsourcing will prevent similar issues arising in the future.

Mar 19, 2015

RobotData is both an asset and a liability for fund managers. Nicholas Pratt looks at whether managed data services might be a solution.

Mar 18, 2015

gavellaw booksRegulation, automation and financial crime are top priorities for investment managers in 2015, according to research commissioned by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift).

Feb 20, 2015

CrowdAppropriate oversight of an outsourcer could avert a distressed exit, says Citisoft’s Cosmo Wisniewski, but it can also yield useful ongoing business intelligence.

Feb 20, 2015

Ian KellyOnce upon a time, fund administration did just what it said on the tin and nothing more. Outsourcing the day-to-day of back office detail was a natural step for a global funds industry rapidly growing in size and complexity.

Jan 26, 2015

Canary-Wharf3London's alternative investment fund managers are finally feeling the benefits of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive (AIFMD), as it opens up new pathways into Europe.

Jan 08, 2015

DeadlineUK-based fund managers are struggling to interpret the reporting requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), despite the first reporting

Dec 16, 2014

Chemical elementService providers can be strong partners in helping fund managers to become more efficient. Renaud Breyer and John Beavers of EY Luxembourg outline key elements in making relationships work.

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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.