investment strategy

May 29, 2015

Ron BarinRon Barin has been appointed to the 300 Club, an independent group made up of leading investment professionals from around the world, including individuals such as Saker Nusseibeh, founder of Hermes Investment Management and Alan Brown, former chief investment officer of Schroders.

May 15, 2015

ArguingActivist hedge funds have grown in popularity and produced decent returns – but as David Stevenson reports, the tactics of some have sparked controversy.

May 15, 2015

Euro windfallCentral bank stimulus and huge fund inflows that followed it have propelled European stocks. Alix Robertson asks if this is good or bad for active investors.

Apr 23, 2015

Calculating valueVanguard Asset Management has hit out against active mangers saying most tend to underperform their benchmarks over five, 10 and 15 years, largely as a result of high fees.

Apr 10, 2015

PencilsPension schemes can still invest in offshore alternative funds, but national regulations are making the task harder, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Meanwhile, Aberdeen Asset Management is planning an alternative Ucits launch.

Mar 23, 2015

Paris2Paris-based asset manager Tobam has cast its net wider in Europe, making seven strategies in its Sicav range available to investors in Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands and Belgium.

Mar 23, 2015

Chess boardBoutique asset manager Unigestion intends to launch an investment strategy based on systematic factors such as value, momentum, quality and size.

Mar 19, 2015

CyclistInvestment management has a lot to learn from the sporting world. One Olympic coach is already active in helping fund managers sharpen their game, as Alix Robertson reports.

Mar 19, 2015

Cotton flowersIt is difficult to invest in commodities using the ever-popular Ucits framework. David Stevenson finds out how investors can access the asset class and whether there’s an appetite for it.

Feb 12, 2015

TaxIn a week where tax avoidance has dominated the press, UK hedge funds have shown that they have paid their due to the Exchequer, contributing £4 billion (€5.4 billion) according to research

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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.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

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.