fixed income

Jul 17, 2015

fJohnnie Barnett Allianz GI TESTInvestment manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has announced the appointment of Johnnie Barnett to the newly created role of director of UK institutional business development. 

Jul 15, 2015

Active passive roadsignsTen of BlackRock’s largest clients made a $40 billion (€36 billion) switch from passive to active investments over recent months, the firm reveals in its latest financial statements.

Jul 13, 2015

Rising interest ratesBlackRock has stated that it expects the US Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in the autumn, with the Bank of England following suit in November or February 2016.

Jul 13, 2015

City of LondonUK financial advisers significantly reduced their equity holdings across a range of model portfolio types in the first quarter (Q1) of this year, according to Natixis Global Asset Management’s latest UK Portfolio Barometer.

Jul 13, 2015

Loan applicationDeutsche Bank has launched a fund processing service for investment managers that invest in illiquid assets, such as private loans, in a move that reflects wider efforts by fund administrators to improve support for alternative asset classes.

Jul 10, 2015

David SloperBMO Financial Group has appointed David Sloper as head of product management for its asset management business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea).

Jul 10, 2015

Bhattacharya BlueBayBlueBay Asset Management, a specialist fixed income manager, has appointed Soumyanshu Bhattacharya as institutional portfolio manager for the emerging markets sovereign team.

Jul 10, 2015

RoadAs international asset managers help regional investors diversify their portfolios, even European equities are sparking interest. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the businesses of three managers expanding in Latin America.

Jul 10, 2015

New Bond StreetLoans and sovereign bond benchmarks that reference the GDP of issuers are part of the toolset for targeting new income sources. Funds Europe was media partner at Pioneer Investments’ annual conference.

Jul 10, 2015

Juan AlcarezPioneer Investments has American and Italian ancestry – and now it has Spanish blood too. Nick Fitzpatrick examines the deal to merge the asset management business with Santander’s.

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