alternatives

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.

Jun 12, 2012

Business expansion is high on Asian asset managers' to-do lists, but regional stability and a strong balance sheet are essential before taking the first step, claim our roundtable of experts. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jun 12, 2012

Euro-signFund Forum International takes place this month and it is worth reflecting on the success of European funds in Asia. With Asian regulators expressing concern about complexity in Ucits funds, and with a number of other regional investors questioning Ucits costs compared with locally regulated funds, what needs to be done to maintain the success of Ucits internationally?

May 28, 2012

Pension old woman 410European pension funds will continue selling out of equities and buying alternative assets over the next 12 months, research shows. The reduction will be mostly in domestic equity allocations.

May 11, 2012

Gold_barsInvestors riding the gold price hit a few bumps recently, but ETFs and other exchange-traded products investing in the sector have seen strong inflows. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at market sentiment.

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