outsourcing

Oct 10, 2011

Filing-CabinetRFP documents have become bloated, expensive and time-consuming. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the tendering process can be reformed to benefit both asset managers and their prospective providers.


Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 15, 2011

OutsorcingBNY Mellon is hoping to tap into the growing demand for middle office outsourcing with its OnCore platform, which will manage a range of activities for asset managers including securities processing, accounting and risk monitoring.

Sep 01, 2011

DestinationsJurisdictions are competing for private equity asset servicing business. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, in such a conservative market, emerging domiciles face an uphill task when challenging the old guard.

Sep 01, 2011

Ahead of Sibos, we asked a range of industry experts this question: Data volumes continue to explode. What do you think the fund management industry can do with so much data, and are systems up to the challenge of making sense of it?

Aug 22, 2011

Handshake5The UK’s Lloyds Banking Group has renewed and extended its outsourcing contract with State Street Corporation.

Aug 08, 2011

crowd_demand_cheering_410Demand from financial advisers is driving discretionary fund managers to create more funds of funds of unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS), says boutique asset manager Connaught.

Jul 22, 2011

CakeEurope's pension schemes must transform their asset allocations if they are to balance de-risking with members' needs, but George Mitton finds that they will struggle to manage the shift on their own.

Jul 22, 2011

UrwinWaring1Pension funds that are neither big nor small would benefit from appointing an external, delegated CIO. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Andrew Waring of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund which has recently appointed Roger Urwin to this role.

Jul 22, 2011

Funds Europe held a pensions roundtable discussion with three senior UK defined benefit figures recently as they themselves reached retirement. Their views about the state of occupational pensions and investment are their own. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick

Participants:
Roy Gillson
(former chief executive Aerion Fund Management, in-house investment team for the National Grid UK Pension Scheme)

Peter Dunscombe (former head of pensions investments, BBC Pensions Trust)
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