Supplements»Global Industry 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickIf, in asset management, 2018 turns out to have followed the same trajectory as 2017 did, it will have been another year in which the big got bigger.

Growing_ESGOnce niche, ESG investing has increasingly become part of the mainstream. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Our New York panel discusses the mainstreaming of ESG, the shift towards passive investing, trade tensions and the outlook for 2019.

Global_ESGAlex Hoctor-Duncan of Aberdeen Standard Investments tells Fiona Rintoul how ‘salary independence’ can meet the challenge of increased longevity.

BangThe global financial crisis had a massive impact on the funds industry leading to a boom in alternative credit, finds Fiona Rintoul.

China’s bond market and Western misconceptions about China were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

The next few years will see rising physical losses from climate-related events, higher taxes to combat intergenerational inequality and tougher conditions for over-levered corporates. By Schroders’ Jessica Ground.

DigitsAlan Chalmers looks at the latest asset manager rankings from Willis Towers Watson, which show an industry in a state of growth and some jostling for position among the larger players.

After looking at fund flows and discussing industry consolidation, our Global Industry panel in London notes that the current state of markets offers active managers a chance to prove their worth.