NEWS

Apr 24, 2017

European equitiesEurope equity funds made it to their fourth consecutive week of inflows last week – though French equity products saw redemptions ahead of the weekend election.

Apr 21, 2017

Contract_handshakeLondon-based investment house Schroders is to acquire the specialist Swiss private equity firm Adveq for an undisclosed amount.

Apr 21, 2017

Global_real_estateInvestment in real estate globally is expected to hit $1.39 trillion (€1.3 trillion) this year, according to a report published today.

Apr 21, 2017

US_congressBNY Mellon Investment Management has today launched a US municipal bond fund for intermediary and institutional investors in Europe.

Apr 21, 2017

Dollar_hedge_mazeThe recent demand for event-driven and trend-following hedge funds has now lead to assets under management (AUM) in the industry setting three quarterly records in a row.

Apr 21, 2017

Green_bondAmundi is to help create an emerging market green bond fund in partnership with IFC, a World Bank Group developmental organisation.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

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Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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

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.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

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.