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Dec 09, 2015

Liquid alternativesDaily liquidity in defined contribution (DC) pension schemes means savers lose out on extra returns from less liquid alternative investments, a group of investment professionals says.

Dec 09, 2015

AquisitionAshburton Investments, a specialist Africa and Asia investor with $10 billion (€9.2 billion) of assets under management, is to acquire South African fixed income boutique, Atlantic Asset Management, for an undisclosed sum.

Nov 30, 2015

Arrow down1The weak investor sentiment towards Asia and emerging markets has seen Aberdeen Asset Management’s assets under management (AUM) fall significantly over the past year, the company’s full-year results show.

Nov 27, 2015

Matteo PerrucioJupiter Fund Management has appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio as an executive adviser.

Nov 11, 2015

With the rise of robo-advice and trend towards passive investing, our panel of experts sees a bright future for the ETF market, way beyond its US birthplace. But are we in a mania phase? Is there a liquidity risk? And will ETF products keep up with investors’ demands?

Nov 11, 2015

Arnaud LlinasFunds Europe talks to Arnaud Llinas, head of ETFs & Indexing at Lyxor Asset Management, about building balanced ETF portfolios.

Nov 11, 2015

ScalesWhile the active-versus-passive debate rumbles on, Nicholas Pratt discovers how enhanced indexing is helping to boost the returns of passive investors.

Nov 09, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
December 2015/January 2016

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Fund management industry: Mergers & acquisitions
2015 has seen a host of consolidation among asset managers, particularly in the boutique space. Funds
Europe looks at the drivers for why an investment management business might want to sell itself, and at what motivates acquirers.

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Nov 06, 2015

MacaroonsFrench fund investors have been returning to the market after seven years away. The nation’s asset managers are relieved and in expansion mode. David Stevenson reports.

Nov 06, 2015

Kid planeAs the barrage of new regulations keeps coming, asset servicers must innovate to stay competitive, finds David Stevenson.

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