technology

Sep 11, 2015

Fiona RintoulSome years ago, I was invited to a pre-credit crunch jolly at Queens Club in London by a technology company.

Sep 11, 2015

TouchscreenRobeco’s web analytics have given its fund sales a boost. At the same time, writes Nick Fitzpatrick, Aberdeen Asset Management looks like it’s planning something big in digital.

Sep 11, 2015

Bank vaultAn outbreak of common sense among asset managers could be the biggest consolation for custody banks striving to make their core services profitable. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Sep 11, 2015

PatchworkFunds Europe asked leading custody figures about overlapping reporting requirements and dealing with fragmented approaches by countries to fund retrocessions.

Aug 26, 2015

Bank1Banks believe that alternative lenders and digitally enabled supplier finance networks now pose a significant threat to every part of the commercial lending business, according to a survey by Misys.

Aug 24, 2015

Trader screensThe former wealth management technology platform of Citi known as OpenWealth, which the bank sold earlier this year, has launched in the UK and aims to take market share in advised and direct channels.

Aug 21, 2015

HandshakeFinancial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has expanded its portfolio solutions team with multiple hires from JP Morgan.

Aug 19, 2015

Crowdfunding3Tennis champion Andy Murray has invested with the equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs – the firm that fund manager Neil Woodford recently backed.

Jul 31, 2015

Jan StraatmanJan Straatman, global chief investment officer of Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has joined the 300 Club, an independent group made up of leading investment professionals from across the globe.

Jul 29, 2015

MegacityWith cities growing at a rapid rate, Fiona Rintoul examines the urbanisation megatrend behind real estate and other investments.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Open architecture: In need of protection

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

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

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

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.