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: 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

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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.