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May 09, 2014

PensionandkeyDefault defined contribution (DC) pension plans operated by FTSE 350 companies are still equity dependent but there is some 'optimism' that diversification is starting to occur.

Apr 17, 2014

Whisk'Smart beta' has been criticised as a marketing term for old ideas, but the concept is gaining traction. Nick Fitzpatrick considers the implications.

Apr 17, 2014

Mergers and aquisitionNicholas Pratt examines the 2014 survey results and finds that although administrators all face similar challenges, they are dealing with them in different ways.

Apr 17, 2014

Executives talk to us about how they fight competition, clients' demand and major challenges their companies are facing in 2014.

Apr 09, 2014

Dividends growthStrong growth in equity markets last year helped asset managers achieve their largest rise in revenues since 2010, with alternative managers gaining the most.

Apr 07, 2014

OverpassAMP Capital has created a Luxembourg-domiciled platform to offer Ucits versions of its global infrastructure and global real

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy's new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 17, 2014

PillarsBehind the hullabaloo of its Ucits industry and the emerging AIFMD sector, Luxembourg is building a third 'pillar' based on responsible investment. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 14, 2014

KeySmart beta is growing in popularity but some are sounding a note of caution, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Transparency is needed more than ever, and it is important to understand how these products fit into market cycles.

Mar 14, 2014

Kenneth FarrugiaPlans to develop Malta's fund industry were put in place in 1994 through a specific regime, the Investment Services Act, which allows setting up of retail funds.

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