Fund Launch of the Year

2007_fe_awards_logo_148pixels.jpg  European Fund Launch
of the Year
Lyxor Asset Management
Lyxor ETF MSCI India
A year of furious activity in the ETF sector has paid off for this firm. In giving the award, the judges acknowledged the firm’s focus on providing low-cost access to hard-to-reach markets for European investors. Judges liked the mix of an exotic target market, coupled with a European listing.
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The shortlist BNY Mellon Asset Management – Mellon Evolution Global Alpha Fund
A flagship fund in Mellon’s Evolution range, this fund makes use of Ucits III rules to offer a quantitative global tactical asset allocation strategy, previously successfully implemented by hedge funds. Charlemagne Capital – Magna Africa Fund
Judges were impressed by the inflows into this fund between March and September, and by its resilience to the sub-prime crisis. Fortis - Fundamental 130/30 Euro Strategy Fund
The fund offers an innovative solution for investors seeking an enhanced return from Eurozone equities.

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.