alternatives

Apr 20, 2015

Water tap stopAberdeen Asset Management plans to launch hedge fund strategies in Europe within the Ucits framework by the end of the second quarter (Q2).

Apr 20, 2015

Loan applicationPioneer Investments is to consider how it could incorporate non-traditional sources of return, which includes assets such as loans, into traditional investment mandates.

Apr 16, 2015

Arrow down1Emerging markets asset manager Ashmore Group has seen a decline in its assets under management (AUM) over the last quarter, with outflows of $2.6 billion (€2.4 billion).

Apr 10, 2015

PencilsPension schemes can still invest in offshore alternative funds, but national regulations are making the task harder, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Meanwhile, Aberdeen Asset Management is planning an alternative Ucits launch.

Apr 10, 2015

BoxesSurvey after survey points to increased allocations to alternative assets by pension funds, writes Alix Robertson.

Apr 10, 2015

Hugh PrendergastFunds Europe talks to Pioneer Investments’ Hugh Prendergast about new thinking on asset allocation and risk management and embracing new sources of returns. 

Apr 10, 2015

Jeremy Paxman at Jersey finBuoyed by its financial sector’s recent successes, Jersey is ready and willing to build its existing business and expand into new asset classes.

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Apr 10, 2015

Amelie SnapeAnnex IV Reporting is required under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) with the objective of providing increased transparency of the alternative funds industry on a pan-European basis. It has posed both operational and systems challenges to firms.

Apr 01, 2015

City of LondonMany publicly traded fund management firms worldwide are demonstrating higher profitability, though UK firms are behind in revenues.

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