risk management

Mar 19, 2015

KAVITHA RAMACHANDRAFunds Europe talks to Maitland’s Kavitha Ramachandran about the firm’s AIFMD services and the post-implementation challenges of the new directive.

Mar 19, 2015

KAVITHA RAMACHANDRAFunds Europe talks to Maitland’s Kavitha Ramachandran about the firm’s AIFMD services and the post-implementation challenges of the new directive.

Mar 19, 2015

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

Mar 19, 2015

Gary DelanyWhen you think of funds, you do not necessarily think of options as well, but in the US the two instruments overlap. A new study – Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs – looks at US investment companies regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission that focus on the use of exchange-listed options for portfolio management.

Mar 19, 2015

Stressed outLiquidity in fixed income markets is a top concern for asset managers, according to a joint annual report from management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and financial services firm, Morgan Stanley.

Feb 20, 2015

Willaim YongeIn June 2013, the European Commission published a proposal for the creation of a new type of regulated EU fund product – the EU Long-Term Investment Fund (Eltif) – that will enable investors to invest in companies and projects that need long-term capital financing of tangible assets, such as energy, transport, industrial and climate change technologies, and intangible assets such as research and development.

Feb 20, 2015

MazeMulti-asset funds are helping investors deal with uncertainty. Alix Robertson talks to some in the industry about the popularity of these funds and hears investors may be flexible on fees. 

Feb 20, 2015

Anchor chainCentral counterparties that support the clearing of derivatives pose a systemic risk if they fail. Nicholas Pratt reports on the difficulties in finding a way to stabilise the system.

Feb 20, 2015

IndiaWe profile the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of one product a year after it hit the market.

Feb 18, 2015

Risk1AQMetrics, a FinTech company, has signed a deal with Bloomberg to enhance data used in its risk management offering for funds.

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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.

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...

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.

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

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.