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]

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]


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: 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.