equities

May 06, 2016

HiredAviva Investors has made two senior appointments from the ranks of Legal & General Investment Management; Helen Driver as fund manager in its global equities team, and Florian de Chaisemartin as director of its infrastructure debt team.

May 05, 2016

India equitiesReliance Capital, India’s largest asset manager, has partnered with UK mutual fund specialist Cohesion Investments to launch the India Equities Portfolio fund, Reliance’s first Ucits vehicle.

Apr 29, 2016

multi managerBanque de Luxembourg Investments (BLI) has expanded its multi-management fund selection team, recruiting Amélie Morel and Jean-Baptiste Fargeau as fund analysts.

Apr 27, 2016

DublinKames Capital has launched a Dublin-domiciled version of its Global Diversified Income fund.

Apr 27, 2016

Businessman graph downInvestors across the globe are losing confidence in markets, according to the April 2016 State Street Investor Confidence Index.

Apr 25, 2016

Global bondsCanadian-based BMO Asset Management has launched another fund as part of its “True Styles’ series.

Apr 15, 2016

In 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) permanently overhauled financial advice in the UK. Our panel discussed the impact it has had on distributors, and what more can be done to improve the industry.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

Apr 15, 2016

BatteryAfter two years of dire performance, fund managers are feeling better about the US high yield bond sector, but only when energy firms are stripped out. David Stevenson reports.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

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Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

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Jun 14, 2017

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Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.