risk management

Sep 11, 2015

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

Sep 09, 2015

Risk1Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a firm that helps investors with corporate governance issues such as shareholder voting, has partnered up with a provider of reputational risk management tools.

Sep 07, 2015

Cutting costsPineBridge Investments has launched an active fund that is priced within the limit set for certain UK defined contribution (DC) pension schemes.

Jul 31, 2015

Jan StraatmanJan Straatman, global chief investment officer of Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has joined the 300 Club, an independent group made up of leading investment professionals from across the globe.

Jul 24, 2015

Stephen ScharfThe Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a provider of post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of chief security officer (CSO).

Jul 16, 2015

Risk3Market risk dramatically increased in the second quarter (Q2) of this year, driven by concerns over the downturn in China’s market, and the uncertainty surrounding the Greek bailout.

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.

Jul 03, 2015

PEOPLE 03.07 Allianz GI Iain Cowell croppedAllianz Global Investors has appointed Iain Cowell in the newly created role of head of solutions for UK and Ireland. He will report to Joe Moody, head of the international solutions business.

Jun 25, 2015

gavellaw booksPioneer Underwriters has gone into partnership with law firm Simmons & Simmons to provide regulatory and risk management support to its financial service clients.

Jun 23, 2015

In both the boardroom and portfolio management, women are under-represented. It’s time for leaders of asset management companies to tackle the shortage of women in senior roles.

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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.