funds of funds

Jul 17, 2015

Swiss flagColumbia Threadneedle Investments has appointed Benjamin Boyer to the newly created role of sales director, financial institutions for the Romandie and Ticino regions of Switzerland with immediate effect.

May 08, 2015

Hiring fund managersAsian emerging markets equity specialist Mirae Asset Global Investments is aiming to build on inflows to its Sicav funds by adding sales people in London and Hong Kong.

Dec 16, 2014

Assorted sweetsFrom multi-asset strategies to funds of funds, there has always been demand for products that can spread risk across portfolios. George Mitton talks first to a top-down, multi-asset investor, and then to a fund of hedge funds provider who prefers a bottom-up approach.

Oct 16, 2014

AnalyticsManny Roman, the chief executive of London-listed hedge fund company Man Group, reports a slowdown in sales in the third quarter (Q3), in its GLG unit, though net flows overall were just positive at $0.4 billion (€0.3 billion).

Sep 05, 2014

multi-managerInvesco Asset Management has hired Claudia Raoul as fund manager for its Paris-based multi-management team.

Jun 16, 2014

Calculating feesHedge fund fees are coming under more scrutiny, according to a poll that found investors have little tolerance for extra expenses.

May 27, 2014

European flagsEurope’s mutual fund universe increased in number in the first quarter of this year, though there is still a trend towards consolidation, figures indicate.

Feb 19, 2014

William YongeIn June 2013, the European Commission proposed the creation of a new type of EU closed end fund: the EU Long Term Investment Fund (Eltif).

Dec 12, 2013

European tagAmundi Alternative Investments has received a licence to operate all its investment solutions under the Alternative Investment Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Sep 06, 2013

Private jetThe Brazil hedge fund industry has seen many launches in recent years, but is now on a plateau. The recovery in wealth management globally may help drive the industry, says Nick Fitzpatrick.

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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.

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Apr 18, 2017

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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.