Forward Features 2016


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Issue 143 - February 2016

Roundtable: Alfi preview
Features: Multi-asset, index products
clearing and settlement, real estate
fund administration

Issue 148 – July/August 2016

Roundtable: Global asset servicing
Features: Swiss report, equities - UK,
ETF review, Swiss fund administration,
cloud solutions

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Submission deadline, 26th August 2016

Issue 144 - March 2016

Special Focus: Distribution
Roundtable: South Africa
Features: Global equities, ETF review,
Italian asset management, 
transition management, South Africa

Issue 149 - September 2016

Special Focus: Sibos preview
Features: Spanish asset management,
managed solutions, global bonds, exchanges

Issue 145 - April 2016

Roundtable: UK distribution
Special Focus:
Administration survey
Features: Robo-advice, US bonds,
smart beta update, fund administration report

Issue 150 - October 2016

Special Focus: Custody survey
Features: Liquid alternatives,
investing in gold, sub-custody, custody report

Issue 146 - May 2016

Special focus: Fund Forum preview
 Marketing & Branding
Features: Asian equities, ETF review,
private equity fund administration,
fund platforms, emerging markets

Issue 151 - November 2016

Roundtable: Emerging Markets
Features: French asset management,
French asset servicing, French ETFs,
Sibos report

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Ceremony at the Tower of London
3rd November 2016

Issue 147 - June 2016

Special Focus: Specialist administration survey
Roundtable: Marketing & branding
Features: German asset management,
managed solutions, index funds,
specialist administration feature

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Launch date, 1st June 2016

Issue 152 - Dec 2016/Jan 2017

Roundtables: Institutional
Features: US managers, Asian bonds,
ETF review, hedge funds administration,
clearing and settlement

Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Interest rate risk hedging: Swapping to other options

Mar 16, 2017

Heightened margin requirements for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives pose a challenge for legitimate hedging activities and are driving financial institutions to explore alternative hedging...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Why blockchain could be the fund industry’s next Ford Model T

Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Open architecture: In need of protection

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.



Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.