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Apr 15, 2016

Fabio di GiansantePioneer Investments believes its market neutral European Equity strategy is differentiated from competition due to a team approach to finding alpha across 13 different alpha sources.

Apr 15, 2016

Fabio di GiansantePioneer Investments believes its market neutral European Equity strategy is differentiated from competition due to a team approach to finding alpha across 13 different alpha sources.

Apr 15, 2016

ProppingMerger arbitrage, an original darling of hedge fund strategies, has gone through some tough times. With Ucits versions of the strategy liquidating, David Stevenson asks if there is still any interest.

Apr 04, 2016

Under reviewThe Securities and Exchange Commission is reported to have launched an investigation into government debt trades made by two former JPMorgan Chase & Co employees while they were at the investment bank.

Mar 30, 2016

Pie chartLondon-based investment manager, Omni Partners, has launched its existing offshore fund, the Omni Macro Fund, in a Ucits format.

Mar 17, 2016

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Boerse will create one of the largest exchanges in the world through their so-called “merger of equals” announced yesterday.

Mar 17, 2016

GavelA former Schroders equities trader pleaded guilty to nine counts of insider dealing this week, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 16, 2016

Cyber crimeThe growth of cyber crime increasingly imperils the financial services sector, risking assets and reputations. Banks are investing millions in security systems, but are funds keeping up? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Mar 16, 2016

FearThe ‘VIX trade’ could become relevant again if volatility continues to rise, and a particular Lyxor ETF would benefit. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the ‘fear’ index and its investable offshoot, Enhanced Roll.

Mar 16, 2016

Stormy cloudsWith new players entering the exchange-traded funds market, David Stevenson asks providers which strategies they are employing in a volatile market.

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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

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.