alternatives

Oct 07, 2010

Engine_wheelsUcits funds were meant to be so simple that anybody could understand them. There are now fears that regulators or fund managers have gone too far in adopting risky strategies, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Oct 07, 2010

french_flagBNP Paribas, AXA, Carmignac Gestion, Edmond de Rothschild, Oddo, Natixis and Rothschild & Cie, outline plans for the future, including for UK and MENA.

Sep 27, 2010

Asset_allocationInstitutional investors in the UK have not been deterred from alternative asset classes, they are currently allocating 28% of portfolios to the sector with an average allocation of 8.2% to hedge funds.

Sep 06, 2010

Pizza_sliceRome seeks to separate Italian fund managers from banking parents to shake them out of complacency, increase  third-party assets, and become more competitive internationally. 

Aug 05, 2010

Office_buildings1European institutional investors moved back into riskier asset classes last year, with alternatives making up 11.7% of portfolios.

Jul 27, 2010

6_photos_2ROUNDTABLE: Gelb, Meager, Derobert, Ebenston, Briol and Biggs talk with Funds Europe.

Jul 22, 2010

liontamerResearch shows that hedge fund investors naively allocate to winning investment strategies.

Jul 22, 2010

GirdersPension fund assets allocated to infrastructure and commodities increased significantly between 2008 and 2009, although the aggregate number of allocations to alternatives remained the same.

Jun 17, 2010

The AIFM directive is set to introduce sweeping changes for alternative managers and their administrators. Nicholas Pratt looks at what these changes may be and how administrators are aiming to help both their clients and themselves

Jun 15, 2010

Growth in Brazil is not just driven by commodities, but is largely in the hands of domestic consumers, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

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