NEWS

Mar 15, 2017

Chinese_stock_quotesHedge funds underperformed the MSCI AC World Index (Local) in February. Their gain of 0.99% compared to the index’s return of 2.72%.

Mar 15, 2017

Fund fact sheetsOutdated technology means asset management companies are struggling to create and maintain a wide range of digital content, including fund fact sheets and product profiles, say researchers.

Mar 15, 2017

Mexico_CityPioneer Investments has won an Asian equity mandate from a Mexican pension scheme in what is a further sign of how Mexico’s pension funds are globalising their investments.

Mar 15, 2017

London_Square_MileDublin and Paris will emerge as two of the biggest Brexit winners while London’s role reduces, according to many of the nearly 1,500 investment professionals surveyed, 143 of them based in Britain.

Mar 14, 2017

FintechHere are some recent technology-based developments in the fund management industry, including Generali Investments, which has been getting a grip on oversight of its outsourcing, and JO Hambro consolidating the regulatory reporting for multiple regulations.

Mar 14, 2017

Active_passive_roadsignsActive management is “returning to favour” as more investors view market volatility as a fertile ground for alpha opportunities.

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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.

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.

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

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

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.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.