October 2008

Nicholas Pratt talks to Citi’s Andrew Gelb (pictured) about how scope, not just scale, is driving Citi’s securities and fund services business strategy in EMEA ...

Nordic custodians are under greater pressure to provide sophisticated asset services. Many have sought alliances with foreign banks. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to SEB, which still acts alone ...

Open architecture reached the Nordic region several years ago. Angele Spiteri Paris looks at the strategy of Danske Capital ...

Payden & Rygel has been in Europe for ten years and has built a business on gaining global exposure through simple fund structures, finds Nick Fitzpatrick ...

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sarkozy: ‘It was necessary to rebuild a regulated capitalism in which whole sections of financial activity were not left to the judgement of market operators’

Financials may be toxic, but there are still sectors that may attract investors to US equities, finds Fiona Rintoul ...

Alain Dromer, CEO of Aviva Investors (pictured), explains to Fiona Rintoul that its parent insurance company should inspire confidence in the big boutique ...

There were signs that alternative asset classes might finally take off in Scandinavia and Iceland. But the events of recent weeks could set the agenda back. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...