funds of funds

Sep 04, 2008

In 2005, the Danish pension scheme ATP started to build its own hedge funds. Success means the number of teams will increase to twelve by the end of the year. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Fredrik Martinsson, CIO ...

Jun 25, 2008

There is a tendency to see alpha as just another word for active management. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds alpha is about more than just beating a benchmark return ...

Jun 03, 2008

Jean-Baptiste de Franssu (pictured, and interviewed before FundForum Barcelona) tells Angele Spiteri Paris that regaining lost assets is a priority after the sub-prime damage. But stunted open architecture, churning by funds of funds and a lack of DC take-up are major challenges ...

Apr 15, 2008

Product flow from the ETF sector has reached a torrent. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to investors about their multiple uses and finds one adviser warning of fads.

Mar 25, 2008

Far from slowing down, fund administration is becoming a 24/7 business. Nick Fitzpatrick analyses the Funds Europe 2008 Third-Party Fund Administration Survey and finds the drivers for this trend

Oct 15, 2007

A pan-European fund supermarket should be easier to set up than eBay's global shopping centre. But platforms still lack the depth of coverage, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Sep 03, 2007

Fund selectors are playing an increasingly important role in the market. Their criteria varies enormously, from determining a manager's 'passion', to focusing on past performance. By Fiona Rintoul.

Sep 03, 2007

Investors buy guaranteed products through fear of a market downturn. But against a recent bull market, returns from non-guaranteed equity products have been far higher. Does this mean guaranteed funds offer little value? By Angelique Ruzicka

Sep 03, 2007

Investors buy guaranteed products through fear of a market downturn. But against a recent bull market, returns from non-guaranteed equity products have been far higher. Does this mean guaranteed funds offer little value? By Angelique Ruzicka

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