funds of funds

Apr 29, 2016

multi managerBanque de Luxembourg Investments (BLI) has expanded its multi-management fund selection team, recruiting Amélie Morel and Jean-Baptiste Fargeau as fund analysts.

Apr 22, 2016

Jon LambertOptions, a specialist provider of IT infrastructure services to the global capital markets industry, has appointed Jon Lambert to the position of chief financial officer (CFO).

Feb 10, 2016

ReportsThe funds industry and regulators appear to have mastered the annual Annex IV reporting exercise for alternative funds.

Dec 21, 2015

Richard GarlandRichard Garland is spearheading Investec Asset Management’s international distributor business. It’s a simple plan, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Dec 21, 2015

Richard GarlandRichard Garland is spearheading Investec Asset Management’s international distributor business. It’s a simple plan, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Oct 16, 2015

Oriental dominosMulti-asset funds have been a popular choice for investors for some time. With recent market ructions, David Stevenson finds out how these funds are coping in difficult conditions.

Oct 14, 2015

Office buildings1Funds of funds that invest in non-listed real estate – and returned a disappointing 0.2% two years ago - have moved back to “prominence as a key area of interest for institutional investors”, it is claimed, after the sector made a total return of 8% last year.

Sep 11, 2015

Superhero businessmenA chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Investors expect every step in the fund transaction processing life-cycle to be robust and transparent. Does this call for superhero powers or is there another way?

Sep 11, 2015

Superhero businessmenA chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Investors expect every step in the fund transaction processing life-cycle to be robust and transparent. Does this call for superhero powers or is there another way?

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Open architecture: In need of protection

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.