alternatives

Dec 14, 2011

GentlemanWith more money going into index strategies, Felix Goltz and Lin Tang from the Edhec-Risk Institute look at index usage and satisfaction levels which are low as well as key issues with current indices for equity, bonds and volatility.

Dec 12, 2011

ChileChilean mutual fund providers have been increasing their assets from the voluntary pension fund sector in the country. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at growth and investor appetite.

 

Dec 12, 2011

ExportThere is good news for Latin American fund managers casting covetous glances at the lucrative possibilities of worldwide distribution. Nick Fienberg, of Alpha FMC, finds that there is an increasingly sophisticated asset servicing infrastructure available to facilitate geographic expansion.

Nov 03, 2011

growthAberdeen Asset Management is hoping to meet clients' demands for equity-like returns in a volatile environment by launching two diversified growth funds.

Nov 02, 2011

Leg-upHedge funds received negative publicity throughout the financial crisis, but Michael Hornsby and Kerry Nichol of Ernst & Young say investors are now demonstrating renewed belief in the alternative investment industry.


Nov 02, 2011

RetirementThe body of rules and laws under which pension plans are organised has a huge impact on the management of sponsor and accounting risks. Samuel Sender of Edhec-Risk Institute, analyses where the pressure comes from and how to manage it.


Oct 10, 2011

Shrinking-ice-creamMulti-manager fund launches continue to decline, as does the number of administrators in the sector through consolidation. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the drivers for this and asks about prospects for new products in a tough fund-raising environment.


Oct 10, 2011

Naim-Abou-Jaoude_largeNaïm Abou-Jaoudé is steering Dexia AM as it tries to gain €30 billion of assets by 2014. At the same time, it wants to increase its external clientele to acquire more international customers. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

Oct 10, 2011

KingsAlternatives to cap-weighted indices do deliver what they promise, say Felix Goltz and Lin Tang from the Edhec-Risk Institute.


Oct 10, 2011

S-JaninStephane Janin, head of international affairs at the AFG, L’Association Française de la Gestion Financière talks about the strenght ot the Paris funds industry.

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