outsourcing

Jan 22, 2014

BlanketAfore Banamex pension fund issued the first international mandate earlier this year. Andrew Short looks at the how the Mexican pension market – which is forecast to be worth $500 billion within ten years –  is opening up.

Jan 07, 2014

ETFsCapita Asset Services is aiming to improve the transaction process for cross-border exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the German market through a tie-up with Clearstream.

Dec 19, 2013

S PierriFront office outsourcing and a growth in third-party clients are some of the landmarks of Pioneer Investments’ unfolding five-year growth plan. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Sandro Pierri, chief executive of the Unicredit-owned asset manager.

Dec 19, 2013

S PierriFront office outsourcing and a growth in third-party clients are some of the landmarks of Pioneer Investments’ unfolding five-year growth plan. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Sandro Pierri, chief executive of the Unicredit-owned asset manager.

Dec 09, 2013

OutsorcingAn industry working group set up in the UK after prodding by the regulator has issued guiding principles for asset managers to improve their outsourcing.

Nov 27, 2013

Canary-Wharf3A third of major UK asset management firms do not have sufficient internal resource to manage their firm’s regulatory risk, a survey of 20 heads of compliance shows.

Nov 11, 2013

Dave ReynoldsSince the trend to outsource investment operations started over a decade ago, concerns regarding the various risks posed by having an intrinsic tie to a third-party for critical functions have gradually intensified.

Nov 04, 2013

Handshake 3BlueBay Asset Management, a specialist fixed income and alternative investments manager based in London, has appointed Luc Leclercq as chief operating officer.

Oct 09, 2013

European tagThe burden of addressing regulatory requirements will cost the European funds industry between $300 million and $500 million – or €220 million and €365 million - a year in the next three

Sep 27, 2013

Bob-KneipThe wave of fund management regulation seen in recent years has raised new challenges for the industry. Bob Kneip, chief executive at KNEIP, argues that the obligations brought on by regulation can indeed be opportunities.

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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.