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May 03, 2017

Fund_growthParis-based asset manager La Française said it attracted inflows of more the €3 billion during the first quarter of 2017.

Apr 28, 2017

Profits upAmundi, Europe’s largest asset manager, this morning reported strong growth from international business during the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Apr 25, 2017

Real_estate_fundFinancial advisers would prefer property funds to suspend trading if the alternative meant selling assets at distressed prices, research has found.

Mar 30, 2017

Global_propertyReturns from global property funds fell about six percentage points last year with Europe funds ranking second lowest.

Mar 23, 2017

MotorwayA Swiss investment boutique, Quaero Capital, has refocused its Real Assets fund to focus on infrastructure.

Mar 20, 2017

Ewan_MontgomeryFidelity International is on a recruitment drive to expand its UK and continental real estate business.

Mar 16, 2017

Brown_and_HouetLiquidity management has been a key part of regulatory reform since the financial crisis in 2008.

Mar 16, 2017

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its European Asset Management Conference this month. Funds Europe talked to participants and others in Luxembourg about relevant topics.

Mar 08, 2017

Real_estateRPMI Railpen, which manages more than £25 billion (€28.8 billion) of pension assets on behalf of current and former UK rail employees, has appointed Matthew Howard to a new role as head of property asset management.

Mar 03, 2017

Private equity real estateTwo-thirds of private equity-real estate (PERE) firms intend to deploy more capital this year, a survey has indicated.

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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.