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Mar 16, 2016

Our second South Africa panel discusses pension scheme investment, and the challenge for asset servicing firms of building a pan-African business. Chaired by Alan Chalmers.

Feb 12, 2016

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its spring conference on March 8-9. Funds Europe puts questions to some of those appearing, plus others who work in the local industry.

Feb 12, 2016

Neil SimmondsFrom March 18 this year, Ucits V’s provisions on depositaries, remuneration and sanctions will align Ucits with the EU’s post-crisis financial regimes – in particular that for alternative funds.

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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