investment strategy

Aug 20, 2015

SRINorway’s Ministry of Finance has appointed Inflection Point Capital Management (IPCM), which is led by former UN Earth Summit adviser Matthew Kiernan, with a four-year general consultancy contract for responsible investment.

Aug 12, 2015

Active passive roadsignsInvestment firm Vanguard has put smart beta firmly in the active camp, in delivering its white paper on the method of investing.

Jul 29, 2015

MegacityWith cities growing at a rapid rate, Fiona Rintoul examines the urbanisation megatrend behind real estate and other investments.

Jul 29, 2015

Residential careCare homes appeal to people on few, if any, levels. But John Godden of Montreux Capital Management urges investors to look at the demographically driven sector as an alternative to fixed income. 

Jul 22, 2015

Global chartsAsia’s Nikko Asset Management has launched the Global Equity Fund and the Global Multi-Asset Fund.

Jul 20, 2015

Bank of EnglandWith the Bank of England (BoE) and the Federal Reserve set to raise interest rates, the question of timings is a pressing issue for fund firms.

Jul 10, 2015

Paul SweetingLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Professor Paul Sweeting to the newly created role of head of research within the LGIM solutions group.

Jun 26, 2015

Manfred SchlumbergerDr Manfred Schlumberger has been appointed chief investment officer at German private bank Berenberg, with effect from January 1, 2016.

Jun 23, 2015

Bread slicesLaurent Denayer of EY in Luxembourg condenses a year of patterns in fund distribution into one neat set of idioms. 

Jun 12, 2015

currenciesRussell Investments has appointed Van Luu in the newly created role of head of currency and fixed income strategy.

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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.