Jun 23, 2015

In both the boardroom and portfolio management, women are under-represented. It’s time for leaders of asset management companies to tackle the shortage of women in senior roles.

Jun 23, 2015

Ahead of the Fund Forum International conference in Monaco this month, Funds Europe catches up with conference delegates and participants.

Jun 23, 2015

Fctory smokeJames Hulse of the CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) looks at how ESG factors can be integrated into valuation methodologies at a time when shortcomings are emerging in the discounted cashflow model.

Jun 23, 2015

Ralf MenegattiPeople’s jaws drop when they read about the huge fines imposed on fund managers for a variety of shortcomings, ranging from pricing discrepancies to the late submission of regulatory reports.

Jun 19, 2015

Denise VossThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has appointed Denise Voss as chairman, a position that will initially run for two years.

Jun 18, 2015

Action planThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has launched a five-point plan to help maintain its leading position as a service hub for cross-border funds.

Jun 08, 2015

IndicesHedge funds posted gains for the fourth consecutive month in May, bringing year to date (YTD) gains for the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite (FWC) Index to 3.9%, outperforming both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indices.

May 29, 2015

Ron BarinRon Barin has been appointed to the 300 Club, an independent group made up of leading investment professionals from around the world, including individuals such as Saker Nusseibeh, founder of Hermes Investment Management and Alan Brown, former chief investment officer of Schroders.

May 27, 2015

Signing dealThe internal investment manager of Railways Pension Scheme (RPS), the UK’s sixth largest pension fund, has selected BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPSS) to manage its dealing activities.

May 15, 2015

Cyber palmThe rapid evolution of cyber crime is a major headache for security experts, whose focus has moved from prevention to live attacks. As well as thieves, asset managers are now targeted by geopolitical players, writes Alix Robertson.