NEWS

Jun 13, 2017

US_congressInvestment management firm, Capital Group, will launch Amcap, a US equity growth strategy for European and Asian investors, later this month.

Jun 13, 2017

OMGI-GEM_Liz-Nick-SalmanOld Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has hired three people formerly of Nomura Asset Management to launch an emerging markets equity desk.

Jun 13, 2017

Enda_FahyFundRock, a provider of outsourced ‘ManCos’ to Ucits and alternative funds, has appointed Enda Fahy to head up its illiquid alternatives function in Luxembourg.

Jun 12, 2017

Bitcoin_currenciesCalastone, a financial technology firm, has successfully completed the first phase of its proof-of-concept test for fund trading using blockchain, the firm said.

Jun 12, 2017

European_unionThe European funds industry started the first quarter of 2017 on a strong note with net sales of Ucits and alternative investment funds reaching €262 billion.

Jun 12, 2017

The_Brandenburg_GateFundForum International kicked off this morning in Berlin with over 1,400 industry people attending.

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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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

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.