Executive Interviews

Jun 30, 2011

Emad_MansourFunds Global talks to Emad Mansour of QFIB about the bank’s plans to bring some much needed variety to the sharia funds market through its partnership with Gulfmena.

Jun 30, 2011

Stephane_BattistellaFunds Global talks to Stephane Battistella of Axa IM Qatar about being the first international asset manager to establish its Middle East headquarters in the country.

Jun 27, 2011

Ted_HoodAmid the cluster of ETF providers, Source found a gap in the market. Developing a product to be used by hedge funds to short stocks has been key to the firm’s business. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Ted Hood.

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

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Executive Interviews

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Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

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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.

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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.