July-August 2015

Residential careCare homes appeal to people on few, if any, levels. But John Godden of Montreux Capital Management urges investors to look at the demographically driven sector as an alternative to fixed income. 

Ship safetyNicholas Pratt examines the implications of an FCA fine imposed on BNY Mellon in April for breaches over custody rules, and asks if asset managers should be doing more to review their custody arrangements.

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

Graph upWith operational outsourcing of real estate investments on the increase, Nicholas Pratt looks at issues around the evolution of fund admin in this sector.

ConsumerDeveloped market companies have increasing exposure to non-domestic regions and to emerging markets – which has implications for reporting the geographic risk exposure of equity portfolios, says the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Chinese streetWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

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