risk management

Apr 10, 2015

Hugh PrendergastFunds Europe talks to Pioneer Investments’ Hugh Prendergast about new thinking on asset allocation and risk management and embracing new sources of returns. 

Apr 10, 2015

Hugh PrendergastFunds Europe talks to Pioneer Investments’ Hugh Prendergast about new thinking on asset allocation and risk management and embracing new sources of returns. 

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Mar 24, 2015

TaxThe funds industry in Luxembourg pays €1 billion a year in tax – a tenth of the country’s fiscal take. But critics claim the Grand Duchy been colonised by a financial elite. David Stevenson reports on the unfolding tax controversy.

Mar 24, 2015

Singling out delegation of responsibilities as an outstanding issue, Luxembourg asset servicers outline the work completed – and still necessary – for them and their clients to make the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive fully operational.

Mar 24, 2015

Singling out delegation of responsibilities as an outstanding issue, Luxembourg asset servicers outline the work completed – and still necessary – for them and their clients to make the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive fully operational.

Mar 24, 2015

Tipping pointIn asset management, operational change is not only a necessary response to regulation but an opportunity for firms to become more successful, says  Thomas Pfister of Confluence.

Mar 24, 2015

Survey picFunds Europe sought the views of European asset managers in December with the first comprehensive survey on legacy systems. The results reveal just how much of a problem outdated technology poses.

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 20, 2015

Piotr Chmielowski FulcrumFulcrum Asset Management has hired Piotr Chmielowski in the newly created role of chief risk officer.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Interest rate risk hedging: Swapping to other options

Mar 16, 2017

Heightened margin requirements for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives pose a challenge for legitimate hedging activities and are driving financial institutions to explore alternative hedging...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Why blockchain could be the fund industry’s next Ford Model T

Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Open architecture: In need of protection

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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

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.

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.