alternatives

Oct 15, 2015

Emerging markets sign1Negative investment performance and net outflows hit Ashmore Group, a specialist emerging markets asset manager, in the last quarter.

Sep 30, 2015

Liquid alternativesTrading network Liquidnet has launched its fixed income “dark pool” that will enable asset managers to trade corporate bonds peer-to-peer.

Sep 28, 2015

Cutting costsEuropean retail investors are moving into alternative funds, as equity and bond markets continue to disappoint.

Sep 24, 2015

Oil pumpsOver 400 institutions and 2,040 individual investors with combined assets under management of $2.6 trillion (€2.3 trillion) have committed to withdrawing their capital from companies doing business in fossil fuels.

Sep 16, 2015

AquisitionAberdeen Asset Management is expanding its closed-end fund business with the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital (AEC), a London-based specialist investment manager, for an undisclosed sum.

Sep 14, 2015

Global chartsThe world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has launched what its first Ucits-compliant, event-driven fund in Europe.

Sep 11, 2015

Naïm Abou JaoudéNaïm Abou-Jaoudé has headed Candriam since 2007. The firm cut its link with troubled bank Dexia and the CEO now tells Nick Fitzpatrick about how growth under its new US owner has led to a record year.

Sep 11, 2015

PatchworkFunds Europe asked leading custody figures about overlapping reporting requirements and dealing with fragmented approaches by countries to fund retrocessions.

Sep 11, 2015

Middle age womanWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Sep 02, 2015

Liquid alternativesAsset managers in Europe withdrew 688 funds from the market in the second quarter (Q2) of the year, with the number of liquidations falling over the longer term, but mergers maintaining their average rate.

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