equities

Apr 15, 2016

Amundi is a pioneering force in the smart beta market. The firm’s specialist analysis of market dynamics has resulted in the development of a range of solutions that can deliver superior risk/return profiles than those offered by traditional cap-weighted solutions. 

Apr 15, 2016

CrowdSome of the original architects of smart beta are anxious about the market becoming overcrowded. Should investors be too? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Apr 15, 2016

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

Apr 15, 2016

Dermot Murphy

Jupiter, a London-based asset manager, has appointed Dermot Murphy (pictured) as assistant fund manager to Ben Whitmore, who manages the firm’s UK value-orientated strategies.

Apr 15, 2016

Editorial Synopsis May 2016

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Fund platforms
Financial advisers have been under pressure to examine how they select fund platforms – but what about how the platforms themselves select funds? Are investors offered a wide palette of funds of varying quality, or do platforms...

Apr 13, 2016

Job cutsJapanese brokerage firm Nomura is planning to cut hundreds of jobs across London and Europe, and blames the state of global markets.

Apr 11, 2016

Aquisition1Italian asset manager Azimut is to acquire Australian equities boutique Sigma Funds Management.

Apr 08, 2016

Servaas MichielssensCandriam Investors has expanded its Brussels-based biotech equity strategy team, with the appointment of Servaas Michielssens as senior biotechnology analyst.

Apr 08, 2016

Pierre Emmanuel JUILLARDAXA Investment Managers has appointed Pierre-Emmanuel Juillard to managing director of a new investment team, focused on liquid absolute return strategies.

Apr 06, 2016

Bank1Misys, a software firm, has partnered with Dorsum, a central European software shop, to give people online investment functionality through their bank accounts.

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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.