Jan 17, 2018

Public_policySchroders has hired Elisabeth Ottawa as deputy head of public policy. She will join in March 2018.

Jan 15, 2018

Asset managers face a number of negative consequences due to the MiFID II capital market reforms, warns the ratings firm Moody’s.

Jan 11, 2018

Around 30 jobs could be created by M&G Investments’ pre-emptive Brexit move announced earlier this week.

Jan 09, 2018

Cost cuttingRevised capital market rules known as MiFID II have prompted European fund managers to slash research budgets by $300 million (€250 million), according to a consultancy firm.

Jan 08, 2018

RegulationThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined former RBS trader Neil Danziger £250,000 (€281,700) and banned him from life from working in any regulated financial activity for his role in the Libor rigging scandal.

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

QueueThe securities lending industry continues to push for greater involvement of Ucits funds in securities finance. Lynn Strongin Dodds gives the story so far.

Jan 04, 2018

BitcoinFollowing a meteoric 18-fold rise in value this year, Mark Latham asks whether the volatile cryptocurrency – until recently the preserve of geeks and criminals – could become a serious vehicle for institutional investors.

Jan 04, 2018

Wheat_filed_high_yieldPrivate equity investment is back at a high level as investors chase yield. Catherine Lafferty looks at some of the most successful fund closures of recent months and what these funds are targeting.

Jan 04, 2018

Cyber_securityRecent cyber security breaches should have alerted private equity firms to the threats facing their portfolio companies, says Michael Corcione of Cordium.