alternatives

Mar 05, 2015

real-estateUK institutional investors are significantly underinvested in the private rented sector (PRS), a potentially lucrative area of the real estate market, according to a whitepaper by Invesco Real Estate.

Feb 20, 2015

BinaryDigital technology means economic data has never been so abundant. In a market dominated by Reuters and Bloomberg, Alix Robertson reports on how smaller companies are getting in on the act.

Feb 02, 2015

PensionersA parliamentary reception hosted by the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) has heard how hedge funds can help pension funds close the "pensions gap".

Jan 22, 2015

FalseCustomers are being misled by fund factsheets that show out-of-date or inaccurate information, a technology company has claimed.

Jan 16, 2015

ConsultingNicolas Laporte, formerly an alternative investments manager at the British Airways Pension Fund, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's hedge funds advisory business.

Jan 12, 2015

MergingUK asset manager Threadneedle Investments has announced that it will rename its business as Columbia Threadneedle Investments, as it merges with its US-based associate, Columbia Management, in the first half of 2015.

Jan 08, 2015

DeadlineUK-based fund managers are struggling to interpret the reporting requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), despite the first reporting

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.

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