Magazine Issues»June 2017

Geen_bondsFunds Europe talks to Frédéric Samama and Marie-Anne Allier of Amundi Asset Management about the rise of green bonds and the likely development of this growing market.

RoadDominic Helmsley, head of infrastructure equity at SL Capital, offers insight into how asset managers  differentiate between different types of infrastructure investments.

MillennialsPaud O’Keeffe, head of innnovation at BNP Paribas Securities Services in Dublin, looks at young people’s digital experience.

Data_protectionNew data protection rules mean changes for asset managers, but it is administrators that are likely to pay for them. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Asset servicing companies handle huge volumes of data, and today are leveraging Big Data technologies to transform it into valuable business insight services.

WatchmakerGrowth in demand for alternative asset classes is reflected in our survey of smaller specialist fund administrators.

Guernsey_Funds_Forum_2017Crispin Odey used his keynote speech at the recent Guernsey Funds Forum in London to urge investors to return to the ‘first principles’ of investment.

UCITS has become a global brand. As uptake of AIFMD increases, can the EU’s directive for alternative investment funds achieve the same status? Justin Partington, recently appointed group fund solutions leader at SGG in Luxembourg, ponders this and other questions.

Thomas_RichterImagine if police traffic control were no longer financed through taxes but through annual fees on motorists and cyclists. Sounds absurd?