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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.

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.

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