Forward Features 2013

2013 FORWARD FEATURES Contents MAY change: we aim to post month-by-month updates here a month before publication.
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Issue 113 - February 2013 Global bonds
US fund managers in Europe
Fund Platforms
Middle office outsourcing
FX outsourcing
Issue 118 – July/August 2013 Asian asset managers
Emerging markte debt
ETFs review
Pension funds
Risk management
Issue 114 - March 2013 European equities
ALFI preview

ETFs review


Collateral management
Risk management survey
LUXEMBOURG Report 2013
Issue 119 - September 2013 Global equities
Sibos preview Operations:
European custody review/survey PLUS: Funds Europe Awards 2013
Submission deadline Friday 27th September
Issue 115 - April 2013 European bonds
Nordic report

Regulation update


European fund administration survey
Securities lending: post trade services
Issue 120 - October 2013 Emerging markets equities
Liabilities driven investments
Regulation update Operations:
OTC derivatives
Issue 116 - May 2013 US equities
German asset management report
Environmental and ESG funds
ETFs Review


Pensions outsourcing
Clearing & settlement – CSDs
Issue 121 - November 2013 US high yield bonds
French asset management report
Corporate bonds
Clearing & settlement update
Proxy voting
Issue 117 - June 2013 Low volatility funds
FundForum preview
Fund launches review


Asset servicing update
Distribution review PLUS: Funds Europe Awards 2013
Launch date 1st July
Issue 122 - Dec 2013/Jan 2014 Absolute return bonds
Fund launches review
Euro high yield bonds Operations:
Exchanges & MTFs
Hedge fund administration

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.