equities

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.

Mar 24, 2016

Brexit referendumThe UK referendum on June 23 about whether to stay in the EU could have disastrous effects on investors’ portfolios if the Brexit option is chosen, says index provider MSCI.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.