NEWS

Jun 15, 2017

ResearchBerenberg, an investment bank, has issued a ‘hold’ recommendation on Jupiter Asset Management shares, partly because Jupiter has said it will pay for securities research costs.

Jun 15, 2017

John-IonsLondon-based asset management firm Liontrust has recorded a seventh year of net inflows, its annual results show.

Jun 15, 2017

Defined_benefit_planPension fund members are increasingly transferring their defined benefit (DB) pensions to other arrangements due to worries that underfunding could reduce their benefits.

Jun 15, 2017

Business_expansionUS-based PGIM Investments, which is part of Prudential Financial, has expanded its Ucits platform to five more countries, bringing the number of countries where its funds are available to institutional investors and cross-border institutions to 14.

Jun 15, 2017

organizational_structureFour people have recently joined Hermes Investment Management as the British Telecom pension fund-owned asset manager expands its sales, client relationships and services teams.

Jun 14, 2017

ETFsSource, the ETF provider being acquired by Invesco, said its new European equity product is 33% cheaper than the lowest cost competing fund.

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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.