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Dec 21, 2015

Funds Europe talks to London-based asset management firms about the challenges of regulation, and advances in technology.

Dec 21, 2015

Funds Europe talks to London-based asset management firms about the challenges of regulation, and advances in technology.

Dec 14, 2015

growthMore than half of hedge funds report assets under management are increasing, with over three-quarters of them highlighting liquid alternatives as a growth area.

Dec 14, 2015

Handshake contractEuropean insurers are uncertain about the ability of asset managers to help them make enough investment returns to be able to meet guaranteed rates for their policy holders.

Dec 09, 2015

Liquid alternativesDaily liquidity in defined contribution (DC) pension schemes means savers lose out on extra returns from less liquid alternative investments, a group of investment professionals says.

Dec 09, 2015

AquisitionAshburton Investments, a specialist Africa and Asia investor with $10 billion (€9.2 billion) of assets under management, is to acquire South African fixed income boutique, Atlantic Asset Management, for an undisclosed sum.

Nov 30, 2015

Arrow down1The weak investor sentiment towards Asia and emerging markets has seen Aberdeen Asset Management’s assets under management (AUM) fall significantly over the past year, the company’s full-year results show.

Nov 27, 2015

Matteo PerrucioJupiter Fund Management has appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio as an executive adviser.

Nov 11, 2015

With the rise of robo-advice and trend towards passive investing, our panel of experts sees a bright future for the ETF market, way beyond its US birthplace. But are we in a mania phase? Is there a liquidity risk? And will ETF products keep up with investors’ demands?

Nov 11, 2015

With the rise of robo-advice and trend towards passive investing, our panel of experts sees a bright future for the ETF market, way beyond its US birthplace. But are we in a mania phase? Is there a liquidity risk? And will ETF products keep up with investors’ demands?

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Interest rate risk hedging: Swapping to other options

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...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Why blockchain could be the fund industry’s next Ford Model T

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.