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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