May 2008

 Hans Hufschmid (pictured), formerly at doomed hedge fund LTCM and now CEO of GlobeOp, tells Nick Fitzpatrick (editor of Funds Europe) how LTCM has influenced fund administration ...

Unconstrained investing might have helped investors avoid the worst of the sub-prime damage, Nick Fitzpatrick hears ... (photo displayed: Stephen Docherty of Aberdeen)

Fidelity has the research resources and has the track record to show that its proprietary research adds value. Niklas Tell comments ...

While some 30 countries have adopted Gips, many believe it does not apply to hedge funds. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports on efforts to amend the guidelines accordingly ...


The ingredients of active fund prices are largely impossible to discern, but Richard Goddard, of Fund-X SA, says there is innovation in the industry ...

In the current investment climate, long-only managers’ hands are effectively tied. New Star’s Guy de Blonay predicts that when a market turnaround comes, however, financial firms will benefit most ...

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

An onshore presence in Asia’s growing fund management market is increasingly vital in order to cope with regulatory changes and local competition, says Nick Fitzpatrick, at Fund Forum Asia ...

The shift into money market funds will not end when the credit crunch lifts. It is part of a long-term trend, writes Fiona Rintoul ...

The Irish regulator’s decision to allow physical shorting through Ucits has been suspended pending a review by the European Commission. Nicholas Pratt examines the reasons for the Commission’s concerns and how they may be resolved.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

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.