fe Awards 2005 - Sponsors

Reuters, the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Our information is trusted and drives decision making across the globe, based on our reputation for speed, accuracy and independence.
  Although we are best known as the world's largest international multimedia news agency, more that 90% of our revenue derives from our financial services business. For asset management firms we offer a range of services designed to put analysts and portfolio managers in control of the information they need to discover investment insights. Traders can access the largest pool of liquidity and the tools they need for best execution. RBS LUXEMBOURG
RBS (Luxembourg) S.A. is an independent management company.  Our aim is to support fund promoters through the provision of capital and local substance to enable them to comply with the provisions of the
UCITS III Directive as implemented into Luxembourg law.  RBS (Luxembourg) S.A takes responsibility for delegated functions and thus mitigates promoter liability and risk.
  Our raison dââ?‰?¢Ã?ªtre is investor protection, and our business model is unique by virtue of the fact that we are fully independent.  We are not tied to any custodian, administrator, registrar, transfer agent, legal or accountancy firm. NORTHERN TRUST 
Northern Trust is a leading provider of asset servicing, fund administration and investment management services with strategic service centres across Europe, North America and Asia.  In Europe, our global fund services business operates from Dublin, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, London and Luxembourg.
  We provide an extensive range of services covering fund consultation & support, fund accounting, transfer agency, global custody and execution services, trustee services and investment operations outsourcing.  Our traditional fund business is complemented by our alternative assets capability which includes hedge funds, property funds and private equity.
  Northern Trust has a solid reputation for excellence in client servicing.  We use our extensive knowledge and experience to develop efficient solutions which specifically address issues of concern to our clients for example, cross-border asset pooling.
  We also lead the market in delivering innovative tools via the Web including transfer agency and share dealing, trade services, compliance monitoring, investment risk and performance analytics, corporate action notification and response, trade execution analysis and management information statistics.
  Ultimately, we offer industry expertise, product leadership, innovative technology and a consultative, bespoke approach to client servicing, focusing on developing mutually fulfilling, long-term partnerships with our clients.  KINETIC PARTNERS
Kinetic Partners is a global professional services boutique offering a range of assurance, advisory and consulting services exclusively to the investment management industry.  Established as a joint venture between the three founding members; Raymond Oââ?‰?¢Neill, David Butler and Julian Korek, and Chiltern plc, the firm is part of Moores Rowland International (MRI), a worldwide association of independent accountancy, tax and business advisory practices.  With offices in London, Dublin and shortly the Cayman Islands, we provide global coverage to clients through access to MRI's representation in 90 countries. CAMRA DATA SERVICES
CAMRA Data Services gathers, analyses, and distributes comprehensive asset manager information for the institutional marketplace in Europe.
  The CAMRA Traditional Asset Manager Database is available at on cost to pension funds and investment consultants and provides an integrated, online application for collecting, managing and analysing asset manager and hedge fund manager information. The innovative technology enables the user to carry out manager searches, conduct on-going evaluations, and track, monitor and review traditional and hedge fund managers.
  The CAMRA online database distributes key information to 320 investment consultants and pension funds in Europe, allowing asset managers to manage their data distribution process more efficiently and thereby reduce their distribution costs.

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.