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Feb 12, 2016

London Thames riverWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Jan 28, 2016

graph up downState Street, the combined asset manager and asset servicing company, managed to increase its total revenue by less than 1% last year after a stronger dollar impacted income from fees generated in Europe and other countries.

Jan 27, 2016

Asia globeEuroclear, the Brussels-based central securities depositary that has been expanding its post-trade processing operations for funds into Asia, reports a 12% growth in fund assets under custody for 2015.

Jan 20, 2016

ProfitBrazilian investment bank BTG Pactual released its fourth quarter 2015 results early, revealing a 45% increase in income and a 122% rise in revenues compared to the same period in 2014.

Jan 13, 2016

Liquid alternativesJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), which this week launched a Ucits fund that invests in underlying hedge funds, said the most difficult part of constructing the product was finding managers that could run a compliant liquid offering.

Dec 23, 2015

By Phillip Caldwell, Global Head of Cross-Border Pooling Product, Northern Trust

Dec 23, 2015

Nicholas Pratt examines whether the service providers will be able to keep up with the demand for liquid alternatives.

Liquid alternative funds, a tag for regulated alternative funds that includes alternative Ucits and alternative investment vehicles, are divisive instruments. Perhaps it should be expected of a tag that suggests investors can get the best of both worlds – the reassuring liquidity of mutual funds and the racy returns of alternative asset classes that are sometimes illiquid.

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Dec 22, 2015

Safety netIndustry bodies are adamant that securities lending by asset managers does not pose a systemic risk to the market. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their arguments.

Dec 22, 2015

Bringing together funds industry specialists and custody banks that offer lending programmes, Funds Europe discusses recent market developments, including volumes and revenues in the Ucits business.

Dec 21, 2015

Martin GilbertMartin Gilbert, the chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about his company’s recent acquisitions and how globalisation of the Aberdeen brand came about rather by accident.

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