Mar 01, 2018

Mergers_and_acquisitionsRecent years have seen a flurry of mega-deals in the asset management world. With capital market reforms known as MiFID II coming into force deal activity is likely to continue.

Feb 23, 2018

BlockchainTwenty asset managers are now supporting a French project to bring blockchain technology to fund distribution.

Feb 22, 2018

Blockchain_technologyThe global mutual funds industry could save €2.15 billion a year if it moved from the current manual process of fund trading and adopted an online ledger technology known as blockchain, according to a study published today.

Feb 22, 2018

Robot_armsThe digital revolution in the asset management sphere has begun in earnest, but will it help basic processes become more automated? Nicholas Pratt asks how effectively this new technology is being applied.

Feb 22, 2018

Geoff_HodgeFunds Europe talks to Milestone Group’s Geoff Hodge about the global technology firm’s practitioner-led philosophy and its role in the European Fundtech Lab.

Feb 22, 2018

Julien_HammersonThe chief executive of Calastone talks to George Mitton about blockchain, vapourware and why an acquisition might not be far away.

Feb 22, 2018

Computer_codeMetrosoft’s Janusz Lorenc talks about the software firm’s ‘Terms’ service, which aims to ease the pain of managing mutual fund sales agreements.

Feb 21, 2018

Investing in goldThe year has got off to a busy start. Gold has had a comeback, while bitcoin bombed – and then bounced back.

Feb 20, 2018

FintechThe second breakthrough in a week for fintech firms operating in the UK asset management industry came on Tuesday when the financial regulator said it would consult on how technology could improve regulatory reporting.

Feb 19, 2018

FinTechFintech firms will get an opportunity to turn their technology into solutions for UK asset managers after an industry body said it would support the start-up tech sector.