Regulation has dominated fund administration. With one deadline gone (AIFMD) and another approaching (Ucits V), the focus on compliance remains. The big question, says Nicholas Pratt, is what this will mean for the provider landscape.
As financial technology or ‘FinTech’ firms continue to grow in popularity, Alix Robertson looks at the obstacles that lie in the way of implementing new solutions and the rewards that can be found at the finish line.
Pension schemes can still invest in offshore alternative funds, but national regulations are making the task harder, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Meanwhile, Aberdeen Asset Management is planning an alternative Ucits launch.
Yields on sovereign bonds and bank interest rates have moved into negative territory, making the world of fixed income a challenging place to navigate. David Stevenson finds out how asset managers are dealing with the new normal.
Despite periods of volatility, Emerging Markets have shown resilience to turbulence and should continue to offer selective investors a real opportunity.
In this webinar we will be discussing the results of the corresponding survey Funds Europe carried out in partnership with Advent Software. The webinar speakers will be Martin Engdal (Advent Software), Steve Young (Citisoft) and Nicholas Pratt (Funds Europe).