alternatives

Jun 09, 2009

The founder of fiduciary management says providers should not invest client money with their own managers. Angèle Spiteri Paris finds out what some of Europe’s leading players think.

Mar 19, 2009

Private placement can offer a high degree of flexibility, although regimes differ dramatically across member states of the European Union. Jane Prior Nabarro comments...

Mar 19, 2009

Biffa, a UK waste disposal firm bought by private equity investors for £1.7bn, plans to use the rubbish it collects to generate energy. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at growth in the energy-from-waste industry...

Mar 19, 2009

There are a number of drivers for asset management M&A at present, including hedge funds that want to build product – and a slight dollop of corporate lunacy, finds Fiona Rintoul...

Feb 25, 2009

The news on Monday 23 February that Citigroup may be quasi-nationalised provides evidence, if any were needed, that the global financial crisis still has plenty of rabbits up its sleeve. To relax would be foolhardy. Stay alert or risk being bitten by one of our buck-toothed friends.

Jan 07, 2009

Industry efforts to bring more automation to hedge fund processing are gaining momentum. Nicholas Pratt charts the progress of the Sharp initiative and what it means for the alternatives industry

Nov 17, 2008

When hedge funds were born into the pension scheme world, Gartmore was there ... Gartmore's Jeff Meyer (pictured) and Phil Wagstaff talk to Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Oct 14, 2008

Life in custody can be a thankless task, but the last year has been relatively kind to the major players, finds Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Oct 02, 2008

Nicholas Pratt talks to Citi’s Andrew Gelb (pictured) about how scope, not just scale, is driving Citi’s securities and fund services business strategy in EMEA ...

Oct 01, 2008

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

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