technology

Nov 03, 2014

Shopping trolleyIn an uneven economic recovery, ailing consumer companies have created compelling short opportunities for equity long/short hedge fund managers. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the investment strategies. 

Nov 03, 2014

Sagrada-FamiliaReal estate funds find they are still walking through a building site when it comes to the AIFMD environment, finds Alix Robertson.

Oct 29, 2014

Global chartsAlex Tedder, who joined Schroders in July as head of global and international equities, has made changes aimed at bolstering investment

Oct 23, 2014

AnalyticsThe flood of regulations surrounding alternative investments is leading institutional investors to demand more liquidity from investment managers, among other requirements, and

Oct 09, 2014

Capital protectionNorthern Trust, a large global custody bank, is to provide depositary banking to start-up French hedge fund, BlueHive Capital.

Sep 26, 2014

Jonathan PolinIn a new series, Funds Europe in conjunction with Investec Asset Management, looks at the challenges affecting fund distributors. Jonathan Polin, group chief executive officer for Ashcourt Rowan, explains how combining a face-to-face approach with new digital solutions could be the way forward.

Sep 18, 2014

WealthThe US wealthy are richer than ever helped by an "energy renaissance" that has seen more Americans become high net worth individuals (HNWIs).

Sep 17, 2014

BubblesThe use of simulated track records and vague language around methodology is heralding calls for more transparency in the smart beta market. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, there are different views on how this should be achieved.

Sep 01, 2014

BostonThe annual Swift conference takes place in Boston from September 29 to October 2. Funds Europe found collateral management, T2S and fund management outsourcing will be the hot topics.

Aug 21, 2014

Oil pumpsIn the wake of anti-fracking protests across London, Heartwood Investment Management has declared the controversial technology is "here to stay".

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