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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Mar 16, 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

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.