alternatives

Jun 16, 2011

Toy_soldiersAs Luxembourg looks to attract more alternative assets, specialist asset servicing providers are finding new ways of competing with the big one-stop-shop banks. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

Jun 16, 2011

Newtons_ballsThe MiFID review proposes a change in the classification of more sophisticated Ucits funds that could threaten the growth of these new products. Nicholas Pratt investigates.


Jun 16, 2011

RunningThe AP funds, Sweden's most influential institutional investors, are struggling against the constraints of regulation and hold out hope for changes that will make their jobs less complicated. Angele Spiteri Paris finds out more.

Jun 15, 2011

SharesEquities represent the best value against a background of financial uncertainty, according to Psigma Investment Management, a London-based firm, which expects to increase its exposure to this asset class.


Jun 10, 2011

Our head-to-head discussion with two prominent pension schemes in the UK reveals problems with investment benchmarks that came to light in the financial crisis. It also indicates that there is a desire for passive solutions that is not being satisfied by investment managers' product offerings. These, along with other issues considered here, set the scene for forward planning in the pensions industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part1)

Jun 09, 2011

ALFI_logoThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) is appointing Marc Saluzzi as its new president, a role which runs for two years, replacing Claude Kremer.

Jun 06, 2011

peru_marketLatin America was the most popular emerging market for hedge fund activity as capital invested in vehicles focused on the region saw the largest percentage increase in the first quarter of the year.

May 26, 2011

liquidationMan Group, the London-listed alternative investment provider, said it had gathered over $10bn (€7.1bn) in Ucits funds by the end of March this year.

May 17, 2011

Magnifying_glassInstitutional investors conducted more manager searches in 2010 than 2009, with increased interest in emerging markets and alternatives. But global equity remained the most popular asset class.

Apr 28, 2011

In part two, the panel talk about the shift from equities to fixed income, potential bubbles, absolute return funds and future challenges. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part 2)

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