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

Solar batteriesVolatility in the solar sector is high. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at data from Markit, which indicates significant hedge fund interest in shorting, and speaks to a fund manager about why this may be.

Feb 19, 2014

Steve YoungThere has been much debate recently surrounding Ibor, or the investment book of record. Much of it continues without a clear understanding of what the subject entails.

Jan 06, 2014

Chinese flagSwiss & Global Asset Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled fund investing in Chinese companies in the technology, healthcare, environmental protection and broad consumer space.

Dec 19, 2013

liquidationEvent-driven Ucits hedge fund strategies have emerged as a favourite over the past year as investors warm to illiquid strategies. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at developments in the alternative Ucits sector.

Dec 19, 2013

ClimberIs there a future for boutique hedge fund administrators in a market dominated by regulation? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Nov 25, 2013

IndiaDoes this year's divergent performance of developed and emerging markets suggest the two are drifting apart? No, according to one fund manager, but he admits the link has got more complex.

Nov 11, 2013

MeetingLacking regulatory focus and investment, the proxy voting system is riddled with difficulties, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Nov 11, 2013

TypewriterThe investment book of record is replacing the trading book of record. John Mayr at SimCorp explains the reason for this.

Nov 01, 2013

BiotechnologyPolar Capital Holdings has launched an open-ended biotechnology Ucits fund to be managed by David Pinniger, who was recently hired from SV Life Sciences where he managed the