Editorial Synopsis Jul/Aug 2017
In the first instance, please contact the journalist by email

Digital
A report recently claimed early adopters of digital had already seen business gains. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds out who are the firms emerging as digital leaders.

contact Lynn Strongin Dodds: [email protected]

Infrastructure
One fund manager thinks infrastructure will be one of the best performing assets this year. But how can fund investors play this ‘real’ asset class?

contact Catherine Lafferty: [email protected]

Asset management in Switzerland
More firms have entered Switzerland recently despite the 2015 Collective Investment Scheme Act, which challenges firms to create more infrastructure.

contact Fiona Rintoul: [email protected]

Data management
Can asset management firms ever get data about their clients? Nik Pratt investigates.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

ManCos
ManCos are crucial in most circumstances for cross-border fund distribution. Nik Pratt talks to some of the largest firms in this area about business and regulatory challenges.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

PLUS: Our regular features, columns and news briefing.

Download the PDF version here

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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

Jun 14, 2017

The FTSE Russell indices tracked by lyxor lead to fewer specific risks, fewer valuation and crowding issues and more consistent performance.

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.