funds of funds

Apr 15, 2010

lighthouseThe fund industry in the Nordic region is alive and well. The recovery in the wake of the financial crisis was quick and fund flows were at record levels last year. Niklas Tell, reporting from Sweden, gives an overview of the region 

Apr 14, 2010

With a range of issues to contend with, including the future of Ucits, the Madoff scandal and the global recession, Luxembourg has reached a critical moment. Funds Europe talks with Jean-Marc Goy (CSSF ), Camille Thommes (ALFI), Henk van Eldik (Ikano), Denise Voss (Franklin Templeton), Josée Denis (BNY Mellon Asset Servicing), Michael Ferguson (Ernst & Young), and Steve Bernat (Citi Global Transaction Services)

Apr 14, 2010

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre. Talking about its achievements are Josée Denis (BNY Mellon Asset Servicing), Fabrice Godefroid (Citi Global Transactions Services), Tim Gandy (JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services), Martin Bock (RBC Dexia Investor Services Luxembourg), and Régis Veillet (Société Générale Securities Services Luxembourg)

Apr 07, 2010

A reduction in the number of European funds would lead to greater efficiencies, yet the Ucits IV pooling facility may not bring this about, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Oct 06, 2009

Global custodians are scrutinising their sub-custody providers more rigorously to ensure financial stability, reports Fiona Rintoul

Oct 06, 2009

The financial crisis has ushered in a new era for managers of managers, believes Joanna Munro of HSBC Global Asset Management...

Sep 01, 2009

Could multi-managers be losing their lustre? Angèle Spiteri Paris speaks to players about the future of multi-management...

Jun 09, 2009

"Lord Turner had the unenviable task of striking a balance between producing a set of measured, workable proposals, while appeasing critics of the existing regulatory regime@, writes David Berman

Apr 07, 2009

The current market turmoil has led investors to reassess traditional portfolio management. Tim Smith, of Conversus Capital, highlights the advantages of holding private equity funds alongside or instead of LP funds...

Feb 17, 2009

If institutional investors continue to be unwilling to go with smaller, arguably more specialised, players, they help create an industry dominated by a select few. Niklas Tell reports...

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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.