alternatives

Dec 16, 2014

BallerinaIn the march towards financial stability, attention is turning towards the funds industry. Asset management denies it poses a systemic risk. But Fiona Rintoul finds this view may be too shallow. 

Dec 16, 2014

Xavier GuillonScrapping rebates could hurt less well-known fund houses and stifle consumer choice, Xavier Guillon, the head of Oyster Funds from Switzerland's Syz Asset Management, tells Nick Fitzpatrick

Dec 16, 2014

Assorted sweetsFrom multi-asset strategies to funds of funds, there has always been demand for products that can spread risk across portfolios. George Mitton talks first to a top-down, multi-asset investor, and then to a fund of hedge funds provider who prefers a bottom-up approach.

Dec 16, 2014

Bernard TancreBernard Tancré tells Funds Europe why the availability of ETFs on Vestima will extend access to this fund type to a larger and new group of investors. 

Dec 16, 2014

Chemical elementService providers can be strong partners in helping fund managers to become more efficient. Renaud Breyer and John Beavers of EY Luxembourg outline key elements in making relationships work.

Dec 16, 2014

DeadlineAlternative managers face their first reporting deadline in early 2015. Nicholas Pratt looks at the state of preparedness and problem areas.

Dec 10, 2014

AllianzAllianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has launched a new alternative investments pillar in its global investment platform, appointing Spencer Rhodes in the new role of alternative

Dec 08, 2014

Martin-AndersonCarne Group says demand for its management company services has driven two hires to the firm's Irish offices, under the momentum of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Nov 26, 2014

Arnaud LlinasFixed income will be a key focus for Lyxor Asset Management next year, alongside liquidity of exchange-traded products (ETFs) and opportunities in emerging markets, according to

Nov 14, 2014

UmbrellasThe ETF market is a competitive enviroment dominated by some big players, but other providers are determined to go their own way. Alix Robertson asks how these firms aim to set themselves apart in the low-cost ETF arena.

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