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

Oct 29, 2013

New York stock exchangeThe growth of fund platforms has led to a near doubling in five years of the number of fund assets sold directly to investors rather than via financial advisers in the United States.

Sep 27, 2013

Bob-KneipThe wave of fund management regulation seen in recent years has raised new challenges for the industry. Bob Kneip, chief executive at KNEIP, argues that the obligations brought on by regulation can indeed be opportunities.

Sep 27, 2013

Tim AndrewsEvery UK-registered alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) on July 22 chose the independent depositary offshoot of a fund administrator.

Sep 16, 2013

FaxKey processes within traditional and alternative funds are still dependent on faxes and even postal correspondence, leading to an increase in operating costs because of delayed settlement and accrued interest, says Aite Group.

Sep 09, 2013

Table mountainA fragmented, inefficient and potentially risky market, South Africa may soon get an electronic and centrally hosted mutual fund settlement and custody platform.