technology

Oct 16, 2015

Social mediaAlix Robertson looks at how the ongoing development of social media is affecting the way one asset manager communicates. 

Oct 16, 2015

European flagsEuropean equities traded close to par with the US earlier this year – unusually, as Europe should trade at a discount. Alec Harper of Axa Rosenberg believes investors bought in the hope of economic growth. He looks at what happened, and at the outlook for the asset class.

Oct 16, 2015

Process automationTechnology is at the heart of the Sibos conference and has the power to transform the funds industry. But are firms throwing their weight behind automation? What use can they make of ‘big data’? We asked a number of experts.

Oct 16, 2015

Old computer gameNicholas Pratt examines the development of ‘distributed ledger technology’ and the claim that it could transform clearing and settlement.

Oct 07, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
November 2015

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France: Industry report
France is home to many major names in asset management and investor services. In this special report Funds Europe looks at trends in the French industry, including investor appetite and regulatory drivers.

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Environmental, social, governance...

Oct 07, 2015

Editorial Synopsis November 2015

In the first instance, please contact the journalist by email

France: Industry report
France is home to many major names in asset management and investor services. In this special report Funds Europe looks at trends in the French industry, including investor appetite and regulatory drivers.

This article is not open to contributions


Environmental, social, governance investing...

Oct 02, 2015

roundtable 410Tisa, the not-for-profit financial services membership organisation, has announced that Jamie Jenkins, head of pensions strategy at Standard Life, will be the new chair of its Retirement Policy Council.

Sep 30, 2015

Liquid alternativesTrading network Liquidnet has launched its fixed income “dark pool” that will enable asset managers to trade corporate bonds peer-to-peer.

Sep 30, 2015

RobotThematic investing has become almost the stuff of science fiction as Pictet Asset Management launches a fund that invests in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Sep 28, 2015

Telecoms towerA new automated messaging system has been introduced which should benefit the alternative investment fund industry.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

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Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

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Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.