outsourcing

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is and how blind dating introducing clients to a corporate network is becoming increasingly popular. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Mar 14, 2014

FilesRelentless regulatory demands are making it hard for asset managers to use the piles of data they have for anything other than compliance. Nicholas Pratt examines how new technology, recruitment and data governance strategies can help.

Feb 20, 2014

Outsourcing1The regulation asset managers face in Europe is diverse, but the parts of their business they are most likely to outsource in response are the same: document production and

Feb 19, 2014

Martin NeasonGlobal Funds Registration specialises in every aspect of cross-border fund registration and authorisation, as well as delivering an award-winning KIID solution. Martin Neason tells Funds Europe how outsourcing can help relieve the burden of getting funds registered and marketed in multiple countries.

Jan 22, 2014

BlanketAfore Banamex pension fund issued the first international mandate earlier this year. Andrew Short looks at the how the Mexican pension market, which is forecast to be worth $500 billion within ten years, is opening up.

Jan 07, 2014

ETFsCapita Asset Services is aiming to improve the transaction process for cross-border exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the German market through a tie-up with Clearstream.

Dec 19, 2013

S PierriFront office outsourcing and a growth in third-party clients are some of the landmarks of Pioneer Investments' unfolding five-year growth plan. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Sandro Pierri, chief executive of the Unicredit-owned asset manager.

Dec 09, 2013

OutsorcingAn industry working group set up in the UK after prodding by the regulator has issued guiding principles for asset managers to improve their outsourcing.

Nov 27, 2013

Canary-Wharf3A third of major UK asset management firms do not have sufficient internal resource to manage their firm's regulatory risk, a survey of 20 heads of compliance shows.

Nov 11, 2013

Dave ReynoldsSince the trend to outsource investment operations started over a decade ago, concerns regarding the various risks posed by having an intrinsic tie to a third-party for critical functions have gradually intensified.

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