Forward Features 2012

2012 FORWARD FEATURES Contents MAY change: we aim to post month-by-month updates here a month before publication.
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Issue 103 - February 2012 Global bonds
Bespoke investment strategies
Fund Platforms Operations:
Multi-asset fund administration
Clearing & Settlement: EM Debt & Equities
Issue 108 – July/August 2012 Emerging market bonds
Institutional investment trends
ETFs review Operations:
Custody & asset servicing panel
Transfer agency report 

Issue 104 - March 2012
Money market funds
ALFI preview

ETFs review


Compliance: Client reporting
Risk management survey

Issue 109 - September 2012 Global equities
European supergroups
Hedge funds of funds Operations:
European custody review/survey
ALFI preview PLUS: FE Report on Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds (FoF) and Fund of Hedge Funds (FoHF)
Issue 105 - April 2012 European bonds
Nordic Asset Management

Private wealth distribution


European fund administration survey
Pension fund outsourcing
Issue 110 - October 2012 Emerging markets equities
French industry report
SIBOS preview

UK fund administration & custody

Asia, LatAm, MENA and Africa sub custody

Issue 106 - May 2012 US equities
German report
Environmental funds


Asset servicing review
Ireland & Channel islands fund administration PLUS: FE report on ETFs
Issue 111 - November 2012 China
US high yield
Retail investment trends
Asset servicing review
Nordics & Eastern European sub custody
Issue 107 - June 2012

European equities

Fund Forum preview
Fund launches review


Cross-border fund processing
Distribution support 
Issue 112 - Dec 2012/Jan 2013

Sovereign bonds
Fund launches review
ETFs review Operations:
Exchanges & MTFs
Hedge fund administration

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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.