Nov 02, 2012

compassLatin America's fund managers are experts at domestic equities, while some, and it is suggested the Chileans most of all, have a pan-regional expertise too. It is a natural next step, then, that asset managers look to expand overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund service providers about trends among this client base.

Nov 01, 2012

DataNearly a third of fund managers plan to outsource back-office functions in the next 12 months, compared with 18% that said the same last year.

Oct 31, 2012

LocksFunds Europe travelled to Paris and asked the big three French asset servicers to explain their success or failure at increasing assets under custody. George Mitton reports.

Oct 31, 2012

rolling up sleevesFiona Rintoul looks at retail trends in the UK and finds that the denial period is over and it is time for acceptance and implementation of the Retail Distribution Review.

Oct 31, 2012

ThinkerSeveral years after the post-crisis G20 summit, Sandrine Leclerq of Baker & McKenzie analyses how close regulatory-induced change is to becoming reality and if objectives will be met.

Oct 08, 2012

OutsorcingAllianz Global Investors will outsource accounting and data management for a number of discretionary mandates to BNY Mellon, which will service the mandates from Germany.

Sep 28, 2012

OsakaIs Swift doing enough to encourage more efficient processing among buy-side firms? Nicholas Pratt asks various market participants for their views on Swift's role in the investment management community.

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Aug 31, 2012

Super-tankerShare prices for all ten of the biggest asset managers in Europe have fallen in the past year. George Mitton looks at how these supertankers might steady themselves in the years ahead.

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi, formerly the largest custodian of European assets,was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.