September 2008

CUSTODY 2008: CACEIS View from the Top

longree.jpgJosé-Benjamin Longrée managing director CACEIS Bank Luxembourg   The global banking sector is still experiencing tough times as the effects of the sub-prime crisis drag on. Investment and custodian banks have tightened their budget belts but are likely to feel the pinch elsewhere as a war for talent becomes increasingly hard fought. Hedge funds and private equity firms have weathered the recent financial turmoil better than most and have started to poach talented individuals from the banks, a trend which could open the floodgates for a stream of talent away from the banks.   Therefore, for banks, recruitment and retention of talented individuals is viewed as a real strategic priority.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

May 13, 2016

Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

Oct 13, 2016

The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.