Jul 18, 2019

New_YorkPrivate markets are booming – but it’s the late stage in the market cycle and fundraising may become more challenging. Funds Europe joined the specialist fund administrator IQ-EQ in New York City to hear if US practitioners agree.

Jul 17, 2019

OutsourcingSantander Asset Management (SAM) has taken a big step in investment outsourcing with the launch of a range of funds that will be managed by third-party firms Amundi, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Robeco, JPMorgan Asset Management and Pimco.

Jul 16, 2019

Global ETPs inflowsGlobal exchange-traded products (ETPs) attracted $113.9 billion (€101.5 billion) throughout the second quarter of this year, bringing the total year-to-date inflows to $218.6 billion.

Jul 15, 2019

Emerging_marketsInvestors placed US$3.3 billion (€2.9 billion) into funds of Ashmore Group, a specialist emerging markets asset manager based in London, in the second quarter of the year.

Jul 11, 2019

MSCI  ESG ratingMSCI, the index provider, has created an environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating system for 32,000 equity and fixed income funds.

Jul 10, 2019

ChinaSovereign investors are increasingly looking to China, with nearly three times as many planning to raise exposure in emerging markets rather than Europe.

Jul 04, 2019

UK_mapInvestors recently returned to UK equity funds after two years away, according to latest available data for May.

Jul 04, 2019

Aviva_buildingLondon-based Aviva Investors has added to its US equities team with three hires as part of the firm’s efforts to expand its equities capabilities.

Jul 03, 2019

European equitiesEuropean investor sentiment was described as “far from exuberant” by one asset manager – but there are hopes that Christine Lagarde’s surprise appointment as European Central Bank (ECB) chief will help maintain the region’s positive performance this year.

Jul 03, 2019

systematic riskFrance’s Lyxor Asset Management and New York-based Academy Investment Management are launching a systematic market-neutral global equity fund that uses wide data sets to minimise risk.