risk management

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.

Nov 19, 2014

Data managementFragmented data management processes have become one of the most pressing concerns for financial firms, amid increased regulatory requirements and

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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.