alternatives

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi, formerly the largest custodian of European assets,was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi' formerly the largest custodian of European assets' was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatric.

Jul 25, 2012

dominoSmall changes in inflation or interest rates can have a significant impact on pension funds, given the long-term nature of their liabilities. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds they look to inflation-linked assets, despite falling inflation.

Jul 23, 2012

DealAberdeen Asset Management saw net new business flows of £300 million (€386 million) in the second quarter, but due to negative market movements its assets under management declined 1%, according to an interim financial statement.

Jul 09, 2012

Office buildings1Assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally exceed $3 trillion (€2.4 trillion),

Jul 06, 2012

handsFund managers from emerging markets are building an international client base using the 'Ucits' fund structure. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the practicalities and the costs behind this strategy.

Jul 06, 2012

LandscapeGiven the changing regulatory environment in Latin America, Funds Global asked lawyer Sebastián Delpiano, from Chile, to cast a light on some recent developments, such as simplification of fund laws and foreign investment rules.

Jul 03, 2012

Signing dealBlackRock has signed a deal to acquire the private equity and infrastructure fund of funds business of Swiss Re, which has $7.5 billion (€6 billion) in commitments.

Jul 03, 2012

Handshake 3A former pension fund CIO has been hired by hedge fund firm Man Group on a consultancy basis.

Jun 28, 2012

MomentumMore research published earlier this week suggested that investors are increasingly seeking alternative investments.

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