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Jun 22, 2017

broker research surveyA third of asset management firms have yet to decide how they will pay for broker research once MiFID II rules come into force in January next year, according to a survey.

Jun 22, 2017

Michel_IglesiasKempen Capital Management has appointed Michel Iglesias del Sol as head of investment strategy, a new role in the Dutch firm and based in Amsterdam.

Jun 22, 2017

Global_bondsBond funds were the strongest sellers globally in both May and year-to-date, according to data from Thomson Reuters Lipper.

Jun 22, 2017

High_yield_bondsEdinburgh-based Kames Capital has launched a high-yield global bond fund, which aims to deliver mid single-digit per cent returns.

Jun 22, 2017

Pension_protectionThe UK financial regulator has proposed that advisers make personal recommendations to clients who transfer their pensions out of schemes where benefits are protected and into plans with no security.

Jun 21, 2017

British_trainRailpen, the manager of the UK railway industry’s £25 billion (€28 billion) pension scheme, has appointed Paul Nathan as its chief operating officer.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

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Jun 14, 2017

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SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.