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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.

Jul 10, 2014

Launch-ribbon-cuttingBNP Paribas Investment Partners has created an alternatives business called BNP Paribas Capital Partners out of its old private equity unit.

Jul 10, 2014

graph up downLondon's emerging market specialist, Ashmore Group, gained net inflows of $1.6 billion (€1.2 billion) across its fund range in the second quarter of the year, highlighting a return of demand for emerging market assets.

Jun 23, 2014

Pat LardnerIreland is right at the centre of international fund developments, from China's march of progress, to Washington legislation. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Pat Lardner, chief of the Irish Funds Industry Association.

Jun 23, 2014

CliffsThree industry heads covering Ireland consider the recovery in European and US equities and what it means for the Irish funds industry, such as an increased distribution needs.

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