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Jul 23, 2013

Guy StrappJust as Eastspring Investments starts its big Europe push, Guy Strapp takes over as chief executive. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds out more about the expansion plans of the Asian asset manager.

Jul 23, 2013

Guy StrappJust as Eastspring Investments starts its big Europe push, Guy Strapp takes over as chief executive. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds out more about the expansion plans of the Asian asset manager.

Jul 08, 2013

Office buildingsThe largest 100 alternative investment managers worldwide reached assets under management of $3.1 trillion (€2.4 trillion) last year, up by 8% from the year before.

Jun 05, 2013

PadlockA number of newly launched funds hint at a risk-averse attitude among some investors. Meanwhile, data on domiciles shows Luxembourg is still dominant. George Mitton reports

Mar 06, 2013

RiskWith the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to be implemented this July, the Funds Europe survey of some of the leading providers in third-party risk management services has a focus on alternative investments.

Feb 15, 2013

Measuring tapeWith traditional asset classes unable to achieve secure returns, more and more asset managers are looking to the private equity industry. Paul DiBlasi, of Pevara, reports on justifying investment with new benchmarking techniques.

Jan 21, 2013

Statue of liberty USNot one of the 13 hedge fund strategies watched by the Edhec-Risk Institute kept track with the United States stock market in 2012.

Dec 10, 2012

Thumbs up hopeHedge fund managers who are bullish about a range of economic indicators in 2013 outnumber bearish managers three to one.

Oct 04, 2012

Moscow1Renaissance Asset Managers, a UK-regulated asset manager, has received approval for seven of its specialist Ucits funds to be distributed in France.

Oct 01, 2012

London Square MileCity Financial, an independent London-based fund manager, has hired Ed Rosengarten and four of his colleagues from Eden Financial to develop its in-house asset management capability.

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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

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.

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.