October 2010

Nimble_dancersOnce bond portfolios were bulky, slow-moving beasts, but low yields and sovereign debt problems have seen fixed income managers and investors overhaul their strategy, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

french_flagBNP Paribas, AXA, Carmignac Gestion, Edmond de Rothschild, Oddo, Natixis and Rothschild & Cie, outline plans for the future, including for UK and MENA.

Islamic_carvingConsolidation has had a significant impact on France's asset management industry. Angele Spiteri Paris catches up with fund manager CEOs in Paris to get full disclosure.

thornsCustodians and asset servicers in France operate in a thorny and risky environment because they run the highest risks for the lowest fees. Will European regulation level the playing field?

small_petitfoursFrench boutique asset managers are flourishing and are no longer as small as they once were. But their challenge now is to force banks to sell their products.

Yves_PerrierA year after the creation of the giant European asset manager Amundi, CEO Yves Perrier has a keen eye on costs and plans to recruit a new head of global equities to attract more instituional business, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

French_flag_faceConsolidation has had a significant impact on France's asset management industry, and Angele Spiteri Paris catches up with fund manager CEOs in Paris to get the full disclosure...

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