risk management

Feb 18, 2015

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

Feb 09, 2015

Global payGlobal institutional pension fund assets reached a new record of $36 trillion in 2014, according to research from professional services company, Towers Watson.

Feb 06, 2015

Handshake 3Carne Group, a governance and oversight service provider for asset managers, has recruited Paul Harris as an independent fund director.

Feb 02, 2015

Trading floorFinancial software company Misys has signed an agreement to join up with German company targit through its InFusion Partner programme.

Jan 21, 2015

Swiss exchangeSIX Swiss Exchange is to launch an electronic platform for trading corporate bonds intended to lead to more efficient dealing of larger blocks and less liquid issues.

Jan 07, 2015

HedgeLending out securities could help hedge funds balance losses or lift returns after they have struggled to beat the broader market. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the changing role of hedge funds in the securities lending market.

Jan 07, 2015

ETFsAn efficient ETF lending market in Europe could benefit all participants. Nicholas Pratt examines what is being done to create one.

Jan 06, 2015

Signing dealBNY Mellon has appointed its European subsidiary, Insight Investment, as the administrator to a US-based fixed income specialist it acquired this month, Cutwater Asset Management.

Dec 16, 2014

LionIn many cases investment banks have brought their custody and  capital markets businesses closer together. But is this a good mix? Nick Fitzpatrick talks to a number of custody heads about the implications.

Nov 27, 2014

14.10 HandshakeWoodford Investment Management has made senior appointments to strengthen its compliance and operations team.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

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.