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: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

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

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

Jun 14, 2017

The FTSE Russell indices tracked by lyxor lead to fewer specific risks, fewer valuation and crowding issues and more consistent performance.

SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

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.