funds of funds

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 22, 2016

Jon LambertOptions, a specialist provider of IT infrastructure services to the global capital markets industry, has appointed Jon Lambert to the position of chief financial officer (CFO).

Feb 10, 2016

ReportsThe funds industry and regulators appear to have mastered the annual Annex IV reporting exercise for alternative funds.

Dec 21, 2015

Richard GarlandRichard Garland is spearheading Investec Asset Management’s international distributor business. It’s a simple plan, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Dec 21, 2015

Richard GarlandRichard Garland is spearheading Investec Asset Management’s international distributor business. It’s a simple plan, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Oct 16, 2015

Oriental dominosMulti-asset funds have been a popular choice for investors for some time. With recent market ructions, David Stevenson finds out how these funds are coping in difficult conditions.

Oct 14, 2015

Office buildings1Funds of funds that invest in non-listed real estate – and returned a disappointing 0.2% two years ago - have moved back to “prominence as a key area of interest for institutional investors”, it is claimed, after the sector made a total return of 8% last year.

Sep 11, 2015

Superhero businessmenA chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Investors expect every step in the fund transaction processing life-cycle to be robust and transparent. Does this call for superhero powers or is there another way?

Sep 11, 2015

Superhero businessmenA chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Investors expect every step in the fund transaction processing life-cycle to be robust and transparent. Does this call for superhero powers or is there another way?

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

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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

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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.