investment strategy

Jan 05, 2018

Closed signA number of mega fund closures made 2017 a record-breaking year for the private capital industry, even though total fund closures declined from 2016.

Jan 05, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickSecuritIes lending is an activity that matters for Ucits funds, especially ETFs. These cheap index trackers have been predicted to use revenues from securities lending so they can drop their fees to zero for some of the more common asset classes.

Jan 05, 2018

EaglesThere are concerns that a new regulation will reduce the appetite of Ucits funds to lend their assets. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the SFTR and how vendors might help.

Jan 05, 2018

Desert_coastAs Catherine Lafferty reports, it looks like 2017 will go down as a positive year for hedge fund asset gathering and returns.

Jan 05, 2018

Our specialist panel looks at securities lending from the point of view of Ucits fund managers, considering the hurdles and the benefits.

Jan 05, 2018

John_ArnesenRoundtable participant John Arnesen - head of agency lending, technical sales, Emea and Americas at BNP Paribas Securities Services - talks to Funds Europe about the prospects for 2018.

Jan 05, 2018

Nancy_AllenSecurities lending is no longer just a way for fund managers to cover operational costs, such as custody, but has emerged as a vehicle to capture alpha.

Jan 05, 2018

Financial data graphCatherine Lafferty and Nick Fitzpatrick look back on 2017’s top 10 short-selling episodes in European stock markets.

Jan 04, 2018

Bank_of_EnglandThe “bonanza” in defined benefit (DB) pension transfers in the UK will continue in 2018 despite the Bank of England’s interest rate increase, according to pensions consultancy Willis Towers Watson.

Jan 04, 2018

Morgan_StanleyMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Sicav version of its China A-shares Fund.

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