NEWS

Apr 19, 2017

Swiss_flagIowa-based asset manager Principal Global Investors has expanded its European operations with the opening of an office in Zürich.

Apr 19, 2017

Pension_old_womanStichting Pensioenfonds UWV, the Dutch employee insurance agency pension fund, has appointed Amsterdam-based Kempen Capital Management as its fiduciary manager with effect from October.

Apr 19, 2017

Heiko-DimmerlingInvestment management firm HQ Capital has appointed Heiko Dimmerling as its new chief operating officer.

Apr 19, 2017

Juan-Carlos-BrionesRotterdam-based asset manager Robeco has appointed Juan Carlos Briones to the new role of consultant relations director.

Apr 18, 2017

CopperEuropean investors have increased their commodity exposure in 2017 with $1.3 billion going into broad commodity ETFs in the first quarter of the year, according to data from ETF provider Source.

Apr 18, 2017

Regulations_digitalThe European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has hailed the publication by the EU of implementing measures on Key Information Documents (KIDs) as “marking the end of a long and complicated legislative debate”.

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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.