Editorial Synopsis June 2017
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German asset management
Germany has seen strong fund flows this year among its domestic retail base and its firms should be thriving, but how recognisable are its main players in the cross-border market?

contact Fiona Rintoul: [email protected]

Fintech innovation
Funds Europe looks at some of the biggest projects going off within the funds industry, such as blockchain.

contact Lynn Strongin Dodds: [email protected]

Specialist admin survey
Our survey and feature focuses on some of the main players in specialist asset servicing, which tend to fall outside of the large, bulge-bracket firms.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

Eurozone
An invited writer looks at the prospects for the Eurozone economies following the second round French elections and the election in Holland.

Fund Forum preview
Funds Europe speaks to presenters and delegates about hot topics being aired at this year’s FundForum International.

contact Mark Latham: [email protected]

PLUS:

Distribution roundtable
Read our excellent roundtable, which took place recently, in which our panellists consider aspects of MiFID II and how this is changing Europe’s distribution landscape.

Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

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.