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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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.