regulation

May 13, 2016

Graph screenAs open outcry trading becomes ever scarcer, Nicholas Pratt asks whether electronic trading has given fund managers a more efficient, effective market or simply made things even more complicated.

May 13, 2016

Bruce McGloganAs an alternative asset class, private equity and real estate (PERE) is on the rise worldwide, according to Bruce McGlogan, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm with over $280 billion in assets under administration. 

May 13, 2016

Bruce McGloganAs an alternative asset class, private equity and real estate (PERE) is on the rise worldwide, according to Bruce McGlogan, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm with over $280 billion in assets under administration. 

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.

Apr 18, 2016

Liquid alternativesKey asset management and capital market groups have called on countries to make as many market-based tools available as they can to support fund liquidity.

Apr 15, 2016

Fiona RintoulAnother month, another tax scandal. This time it’s the so-called Panama papers: 11.5 million leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Apr 15, 2016

Screaming consumerIndependent fund directors are representatives of the public – but was the extra emphasis Ireland placed on them following the financial crisis just PR? By Nick Fitzpatrick.

Apr 15, 2016

DisguiseIf fund investors are worried closet indexers are overcharging them, do independent directors have a responsibility to take action? Nick Fitzpatrick considers whether they should, or even could.

Apr 15, 2016

The retail distribution landscape is changing, and asset managers need to know the drivers of this change as well as the most appropriate strategies to come out ahead in this disrupted environment, says CACEIS.

Apr 15, 2016

PointingCalastone’s Rob Swan talks about how fund management businesses need and would benefit from greater visibility of clients and distributors.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

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Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

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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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.