technology

Apr 03, 2014

European flagsEurope's share of the world's fortunes has grown in the last 25 years despite the rise of new wealth centres in Asia and other emerging markets.

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.

Mar 14, 2014

OasisWhen all else is outsourced, what is left is fund processing. Geoff Hodge, CEO of Milestone Group, looks at how these processes have avoided the efficiency spotlight and what to do about this in light of greater regulatory scrutiny.

Mar 06, 2014

IPOExchange technology firm Nasdaq has launched a platform for private companies to raise capital and control secondary transactions prior to an initial public offering (IPO).

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.

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