outsourcing

Jun 10, 2011

Our head-to-head discussion with two prominent pension schemes in the UK reveals problems with investment benchmarks that came to light in the financial crisis. It also indicates that there is a desire for passive solutions that is not being satisfied by investment managers' product offerings. These, along with other issues considered here, set the scene for forward planning in the pensions industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part1)

Jun 09, 2011

PensionersTwo Hertfordshire County Council pension schemes will be saving £1.6m over the next eight years after appointing the London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) to run their administration and pensions payroll contract.

May 20, 2011

WaveNordic fund managers are becoming more comfortable with outsourcing their fund administration. Although several still carry out these functions in-house, things are beginning to change. Angèle Spiteri Paris reports

May 19, 2011

DubrovnikCountries such as Poland and Hungary are promising places for asset servicing firms to do business, both to satisfy local demand for fund services, and to locate low-cost processing centres. George Mitton asks if the Aifm directive could shake up the network of sub-custodians in the region

May 16, 2011

Pension_old_woman_410A consultancy and a law firm have questioned whether pension fund trustees should be legally obliged to go through a formal due diligence process when making significant changes in investment approach.

Apr 28, 2011

Top executives at some of the fund admin firms surveyed tell Funds Europe about the coming challenges for the year.


Apr 28, 2011

With the return of the risk appetite, service providers to the Nordic market need to up the ante and provide clients with a range of products they can move into quickly and that more suit their individual requirements. Edited by Angele Spiteri Paris

Apr 28, 2011

In part two the panel talk about fees, risks and future challenges.

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

Apr 16, 2011

Kim_MacFarlandAs Investec Asset Management grew from 14 people in a small Cape Town office to a manager with $80bn of AuM, COO Kim McFarland had to face down operational challenges, finds Angele Spiteri Paris.

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