May 23, 2011

windfarm 410Fund manager GLG Partners, which is owned by the major alternative investment company Man Group, has launched a sustainability equity fund and claims that sustainability is set to be “one of the largest areas of global capital investment over the coming decades”.

May 23, 2011

octopus-investmentsConcern that China will bring in over-tight monetary policy and suffer a 'hard landing' is the main source of uncertainty in the equity markets, according to Lothar Mentel, CIO at Octopus Investments, a London-based investment firm with $2.5bn under management.

May 20, 2011

MeditationThe Nordic equity markets have had a good run, but the beginning of this year may not bode so well. Angèle Spiteri Paris analyses investor appetite

May 19, 2011

Massimo_TosatoAs DB pensions went into decline, so did Schroders. But memories of lost pension clients are evermore distant as a new client base emerged. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to executive vice chairman Massimo Tosato

May 19, 2011

AntsNicholas Pratt finds that restructuring dealing desks to aid cross-asset trading is helping some firms scrutinise brokers and risk-manage trades more effectively

May 19, 2011

Local_marketsStability has returned to the CEE region which endured a panic effect in the wake of the financial crisis and had to rebuild confidence in investment in the aftermath of the fall of communism. Fiona Rintoul reports

May 18, 2011

Europe_mapArtemis is planning to expand the capacity in its existing European equity strategies and will also be launching a new fund investing in the asset class.

May 17, 2011

WarehouseA majority of wholesale investors believe current economic trends will continue once the US Federal Reserve ends the second round of quantitative easing, with no mass sell-off of risky assets.

May 10, 2011

Richard_GrottheimAP7, the defined contribution default fund within Sweden's premium pension system, has gone  through a significant transformation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Richard Gröttheim to find out more.

May 09, 2011

cutting_the_ribbonFranklin Templeton is to launch a fund that invests in both equities and bonds in emerging markets