NEWS

Mar 13, 2017

Europe_mapThe net assets of European investment funds rose to a record high of €14,142 billion last year despite a steep drop in year-on-year sales.

Mar 13, 2017

Profit increaseCandriam, the Brussels-based asset manager owned by New York Life Investment Management, has broken through the €100 billion of assets under management (AUM) milestone.

Mar 10, 2017

European Central BankThe investment community has broadly welcomed the European Central Bank’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged with many economists saying that there are now signs that the Eurozone economy is inching towards a period of sustainable, though modest, growth after years in the doldrums.

Mar 10, 2017

Active vs passiveFund platforms in the UK are predicted to fork into distinct active and passive sales patterns this year.

Mar 10, 2017

HandshakeJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has scored a coup in hiring Invesco’s Bryon Lake to head up its international ETF business.

Mar 10, 2017

Screen_graphPrivate equity investors have indicated that they were satisfied with the asset class’s performance last year and will commit more capital to it this year.

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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.