outsourcing

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.

Nov 27, 2014

Sandro PierriSandro Pierri's decision to stand down as chief executive officer of Pioneer Investments will inevitably be seen in light of changes to Pioneer's ownership.

Oct 17, 2014

Mergers and aquisitionOld Mutual Wealth is to acquire discretionary investment manager Quilter Cheviot for £585 million (€731.7 billion) to close what chief executive Paul Feeney says is "a clear gap" in the proposition.

Oct 09, 2014

Capital protectionNorthern Trust, a large global custody bank, is to provide depositary banking to start-up French hedge fund, BlueHive Capital.

Sep 30, 2014

OutsorcingSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched an investment management outsourcing service aimed at wealth managers in the UK.

Sep 22, 2014

PayingMore than half of Middle East companies mix up working capital with funding for end-of-service benefits – the cash payments to exiting staff that are mandatory in many countries.

Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.

Sep 01, 2014

BostonThe annual Swift conference takes place in Boston from September 29 to October 2. Funds Europe found collateral management, T2S and fund management outsourcing will be the hot topics.

Jul 18, 2014

BoatBack in 2012, the FCA challenged asset managers to develop back-up plans for when an outsourcing arrangement goes wrong. Nicholas Pratt examines market solutions.

Jun 23, 2014

Our Ireland funds industry panel talks about the country’s role as a domicile and how it is adopting to regulatory changes, such as Fatca. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

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Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Mar 16, 2017

Heightened margin requirements for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives pose a challenge for legitimate hedging activities and are driving financial institutions to explore alternative hedging...

Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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.