outsourcing

Nov 08, 2011

OutsorcingInstitutional investors are allocating more money to real estate and driving managers to rely more on outsourcing, according to a study by State Street.

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

Nov 02, 2011

Justice-ScalesA landmark judgment in the Cayman Islands could force hedge fund directors to take their duties more seriously, or risk paying the price when things go wrong. George Mitton investigates.


Oct 10, 2011

AcronymsAn uneasy mood afflicts the French custodian banks as the eurozone crisis continues to generate fear. The big players are divided over where to find global growth, but they hope regulation will offer new opportunities. George Mitton reports.


Oct 10, 2011

Shrinking-ice-creamMulti-manager fund launches continue to decline, as does the number of administrators in the sector through consolidation. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the drivers for this and asks about prospects for new products in a tough fund-raising environment.


Oct 10, 2011

Naim-Abou-Jaoude_largeNaïm Abou-Jaoudé is steering Dexia AM as it tries to gain €30 billion of assets by 2014. At the same time, it wants to increase its external clientele to acquire more international customers. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

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.

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