Executive Interviews

Jun 10, 2011

Yvnge-SlyngstadAs an after-effect of the financial crisis, an uncomplicated approach to investment is a good thing. Yvnge Slyngstad of NBIM tells Funds Europe how the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is changing the way it invests


May 19, 2011

Massimo_TosatoAs DB pensions went into decline, so did Schroders. But memories of lost pension clients are evermore distant as a new client base emerged. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to executive vice chairman Massimo Tosato

May 19, 2011

Ugo_BassiAlternative fund managers will find that the controversial Aifm directive will create a world-class brand just like Ucits, Ugo Bassi, the European Commission’s head of asset management, tells Nick Fitzpatrick

May 10, 2011

Richard_GrottheimAP7, the defined contribution default fund within Sweden’s premium pension system, has gone  through a significant transformation. Angèle Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Richard Gröttheim to find out more.


Apr 16, 2011

Kim_MacFarlandAs Investec Asset Management grew from 14 people in a small Cape Town office to a manager with $80bn of AuM, COO Kim McFarland had to face down operational challenges, finds Angele Spiteri Paris.

Apr 15, 2011

AndyAndy Lin is the type of person that European fund managers should get used to hearing about. If investment managers from the emerging world really are to compete globally with their developed-world counterparts for the assets of the future then Lin, the 37-year-old CEO of China Universal Asset Management, is quite likely to be visible among the vanguard.

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Executive Interviews

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Roundtables

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Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.