alternatives

Nov 06, 2015

TechnologyA new working group intends to bring automation to the alternative funds market. But why should this plan be successful, asks Nicholas Pratt, when others have failed?

Oct 19, 2015

Euro signUS investors allocated more money to Europe funds than other categories in September, data from Morningstar shows.

Oct 16, 2015

Oriental dominosMulti-asset funds have been a popular choice for investors for some time. With recent market ructions, David Stevenson finds out how these funds are coping in difficult conditions.

Oct 16, 2015

LaunchesWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Oct 16, 2015

Jamie KermischTages Capital, the asset management business of the Tages Group, has appointed Jamie Kermisch as chief executive officer (CEO) of the firm.

Oct 15, 2015

Emerging markets sign1Negative investment performance and net outflows hit Ashmore Group, a specialist emerging markets asset manager, in the last quarter.

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 28, 2015

Cutting costsEuropean retail investors are moving into alternative funds, as equity and bond markets continue to disappoint.

Sep 24, 2015

Oil pumpsOver 400 institutions and 2,040 individual investors with combined assets under management of $2.6 trillion (€2.3 trillion) have committed to withdrawing their capital from companies doing business in fossil fuels.

Sep 16, 2015

AquisitionAberdeen Asset Management is expanding its closed-end fund business with the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital (AEC), a London-based specialist investment manager, for an undisclosed sum.

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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.