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May 13, 2016

This year’s FundForum takes place in Berlin. Ahead of the conference, we ask industry figures about some of the hottest topics.

May 09, 2016

Real estate soldInstitutional appetite for real assets has climbed strongly over the last year and is expected to grow over the next five years, research among alternative investment managers suggests.

Apr 29, 2016

Hand shake femaleMSCI, a leading financial index provider, has named Kathleen Winters as its new chief financial officer, following current CFO Bob Qutub’s retirement.

Apr 22, 2016

roundtable 410Alternative investment manager HQ Capital has expanded its supervisory board, with the appointment of property investment specialist Barbara Knoflach and Philipp Geller.

Apr 15, 2016

Geoff CookAs was highlighted at last month’s Jersey Finance Annual London Funds Conference, for which Funds Europe was a media partner, 2015 proved to be another strong year for Jersey’s funds industry, with business flows suggesting that the international funds community continues to respond well to Jersey’s approach to market developments.

Apr 15, 2016

Geoff CookAs was highlighted at last month’s Jersey Finance Annual London Funds Conference, for which Funds Europe was a media partner, 2015 proved to be another strong year for Jersey’s funds industry, with business flows suggesting that the international funds community continues to respond well to Jersey’s approach to market developments.

Apr 15, 2016

Alternative funds are increasingly en vogue with institutional investors thanks to tighter regulation and greater oversight. Nicholas Pratt looks at how fund administrators are adjusting.

Apr 15, 2016

Company executives answer questions as part of Funds Europe's fund administration survey.

Apr 15, 2016

DrawingWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Apr 15, 2016

Editorial Synopsis May 2016

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Fund platforms
Financial advisers have been under pressure to examine how they select fund platforms – but what about how the platforms themselves select funds? Are investors offered a wide palette of funds of varying quality, or do platforms...

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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.