NEWS

Mar 14, 2017

Cash_holding_increaseAsset manager Amundi has launched a cash call to finance its €3.5 billion acquisition of Pioneer Global Asset Management from Italian bank UniCredit.

Mar 14, 2017

Aquisition1Luxembourg-based fund administrator SGG Group is set to gain market share in Africa and South-East Asia with the acquisition of a Mauritius firm.

Mar 14, 2017

ETF_promotingS&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI), a provider of indices including the S&P 500, is to join a group of ETF firms that are marketing exchange-traded products to financial advisers.

Mar 13, 2017

Confidence surveyConfidence among the managers of the world’s largest companies has reached its highest level since 2014, turning from negative last year to positive in 2017, research suggests.

Mar 13, 2017

US equitiesEmerging market funds continued to see inflows last week, but investors pulled back from high yield due to the expected rise in US interest rates.

Mar 13, 2017

FinTechInvestors ranked asset management as 27% in a ranking of financial services sectors deemed most at risk from fintech disruption.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.