alternatives

Sep 01, 2014

ChinaWe examine the most interesting fund launches in the recent past and profile one fund a year after it began.

Sep 01, 2014

Angelos GregoriadesJust A year since the financial crisis, Cyprus is showing early signs of recovery.

Aug 11, 2014

Ice Cream conesPlain vanilla is proving to be the 'flavour of the year' at Lyxor Asset Management, a Paris-based investment manager with products ranging from the simple to the complex.

Aug 04, 2014

growthInstitutional-oriented managers are increasing their revenues from retail customers at a faster rate than their retail-oriented counterparts, a survey by Casey Quirk and McLagan suggests.

Aug 04, 2014

Asian currenciesAberdeen Asset Management has raised $168 million (€125 million) from Asian institutional investors for its fifth infrastructure fund, which will aim to invest in social and economic infrastructure projects supported by long-term government contracts.

Jul 18, 2014

Tim-BlackwellCredit Suisse is extending its alternatives offering in a move that recalls its 2008 shift away from traditional strategies. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to newly appointed global head of core investments, Tim Blackwell.

Jul 18, 2014

MonacoFrom poker to self-driving cars, panellists at the funds industry's top European conference discussed all manner of topics. Perhaps one dominated all others, will the conference stay in its current location next year, or move? George Mitton reports.

Jul 18, 2014

Human pyramidCorporate governance challenges are forcing managers to make significant changes, says Michael Hornsby, of EY in Luxembourg.

Jul 18, 2014

BoatBack in 2012, the FCA challenged asset managers to develop back-up plans for when an outsourcing arrangement goes wrong. Nicholas Pratt examines market solutions.

Jul 18, 2014

CyclistsIn the second of two articles on ETFs, Felix Goltz of Edhec finds where ETFs are considered more advantageous over futures, and where they are not.

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