alternatives

Nov 03, 2014

Shopping trolleyIn an uneven economic recovery, ailing consumer companies have created compelling short opportunities for equity long/short hedge fund managers. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the investment strategies. 

Nov 03, 2014

FlagsMarketing and communications managers have a vital role to play now that investment institutions are contending with aggressive competition, increased regulation and volatility. As well as enabling the company to succeed in new markets, they must protect and maintain its brand and reputation. Strong investment capabilities are only part of the story: top-quality distribution to investors is also essential.  

Confronting a crowded market by...

Oct 27, 2014

Thinking manInstitutions cannot react quickly to market volatility because it takes them months to change their asset allocations, says a survey of 56 global investors.

Oct 24, 2014

Giordano LombardoStimulus measures and recovering economies support investment in risk assets like equities. Pioneer Investments advocates risk, but says diversification is more urgent.

Oct 16, 2014

AnalyticsManny Roman, the chief executive of London-listed hedge fund company Man Group, reports a slowdown in sales in the third quarter (Q3), in its GLG unit, though net flows overall were just positive at $0.4 billion (€0.3 billion).

Oct 14, 2014

Graph downAshmore Group has suffered a drop in its assets under management in the three months ending September, a result of both negative

Oct 08, 2014

Rising-graphMacro hedge funds have re-emerged as powerful, uncorrelated exposures amid a reduction of US monetary stimulus, posting gains for

Sep 26, 2014

Floating houseEvents such as the Scottish referendum are a chance for multi-asset funds to boost returns by tactical allocation, say managers. But is it really possible to second guess the market like this? George Mitton reports.

Sep 17, 2014

Funds Europe asks those in the know about the burning issues facing the industry, such as how will smart beta affect fund management and what are the risks?

Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.

Pages