alternatives

Sep 14, 2015

Global chartsThe world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has launched what its first Ucits-compliant, event-driven fund in Europe.

Sep 11, 2015

Naïm Abou JaoudéNaïm Abou-Jaoudé has headed Candriam since 2007. The firm cut its link with troubled bank Dexia and the CEO now tells Nick Fitzpatrick about how growth under its new US owner has led to a record year.

Sep 11, 2015

Naïm Abou JaoudéNaïm Abou-Jaoudé has headed Candriam since 2007. The firm cut its link with troubled bank Dexia and the CEO now tells Nick Fitzpatrick about how growth under its new US owner has led to a record year.

Sep 11, 2015

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

Sep 11, 2015

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

Sep 02, 2015

Liquid alternativesAsset managers in Europe withdrew 688 funds from the market in the second quarter (Q2) of the year, with the number of liquidations falling over the longer term, but mergers maintaining their average rate.

Sep 02, 2015

Andrew McCafferyAberdeen Asset Management has launched the liquid alternatives portfolio, first mentioned in Funds Europe's April issue, making it one of the world’s largest multi-managers in this field.

Aug 10, 2015

barings news pic ratioBaring Asset Management has launched the Baring Multi-Asset Income Fund aimed at investors impacted by the new pension landscape.

Aug 06, 2015

Exchange2Bank of America Merill Lynch will be a participant of the Global Markets Exchange Group (GMEX) when it opens for trading tomorrow.

Aug 05, 2015

Acquisition1Aberdeen Asset Management has announced its acquisition of Arden Asset Management, in an effort to boost its hedge fund capabilities both in London and New York.

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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.