alternatives

Feb 21, 2011

alpha_betaTurbulent financial markets over the past few years have caused many of the world's leading sovereign funds to reassess their investment strategies and risk management, according to State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

Jan 05, 2011

Tim_keaneyAsset servicing firms offer strategic advice to fund managers about running their businesses more efficiently. But here Tim Keaney tells Nick Fitzpatrick how BNY Mellon has adapted its own servicing business to the tougher environment

Jan 05, 2011

Nils_BolmstrandIt's all about the journey: Nils Bolmstrand, who stood down as Skandia Investment Group CEO in December, highlights the importance of managing investors' expectations. By Angele Spiteri Paris.

Nov 10, 2010

tulip_fieldMulti-managers tell Lisa Kindle how they are adapting to changing investor needs, which include tighter risk management and more diversification into alternatives

Nov 10, 2010

roundtable_410Ruppert, Helderlé, Du Toit, Servant, Parker, Corley and De Franssu: seven industry-leading chief executives and senior managers met with Funds Europe in October 2010 to share thoughts...

Nov 10, 2010

didier_duretFund managers need to make the most of investor appetite for short-dated exposure to high-yield bonds, Didier Duret, of ABN Amro Private Banking, tells Angele Spiteri Paris

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. 

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