Jun 27, 2011

Jo_KeenanBNY Mellon Asset Servicing is dedicated to supporting growth in the global ETF business and being a first mover means it is due to be a leader in this space.

Jun 20, 2011

PWC_logoIn the aftermath of the financial crisis, hedge funds must invest more resources in employing compliance staff, meeting tax rules and building investor confidence through internal control reports.

Jun 17, 2011

ElectricityLending agents have made efforts to revive interest in the securities lending industry. Nicholas Pratt looks at how their role is changing.

Jun 16, 2011

Toy_soldiersAs Luxembourg looks to attract more alternative assets, specialist asset servicing providers are finding new ways of competing with the big one-stop-shop banks. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

Jun 10, 2011

Roller-coasterLow-volatility equity strategies eschew growth to offer downside protection. But Nick Fitzpatrick finds the forfeit might not be so great after all

Jun 10, 2011

Kenneth_FarrugiaThe looming implementation of the Aifm (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Directive and the passporting opportunities afforded by new Ucits IV regulatory measures are generating increased interest in re-domiciling to, or domiciling mirror-funds, within the European Union

Jun 06, 2011

DealKii Hub says Jupiter, Martin Currie and Neptune have chosen to use its platform for preparing Key Investor Information Documents (Kiids) for their Ucits funds based in the UK and Luxembourg.

May 19, 2011

Gerry_GualtieriBuy-side order management systems (OMS) have evolved significantly over the last decade. They have become highly-engineered platforms incorporating a vast array of functionality that goes significantly beyond basic order management, with complex modelling tools, advanced analytics and integrated execution management.

May 19, 2011

AntsNicholas Pratt finds that restructuring dealing desks to aid cross-asset trading is helping some firms scrutinise brokers and risk-manage trades more effectively

May 19, 2011

Social_mediaThere is widespread confusion about how fund managers should use new technologies such as Facebook and Twitter. But George Mitton finds they are powerful tools for generating new business and could even help boost yields