risk management

Nov 19, 2014

Data managementFragmented data management processes have become one of the most pressing concerns for financial firms, amid increased regulatory requirements and

Nov 04, 2014

Software platformParis-based Meeschaert Asset Management has selected Linedata to implement a front-office platform in the expectation of growing its

Oct 30, 2014

US federal reserveThe ending of quantitative easing (QE) will be a relief to some, but investors will now start to figure out what the prolonged low interest rate environment means.

Oct 29, 2014

Global chartsAlex Tedder, who joined Schroders in July as head of global and international equities, has made changes aimed at bolstering investment

Oct 24, 2014

Jean SeraniIn a new series, Funds Europein conjunction with Investec Asset Management, looks at the challenges affecting fund distributors around the world. Jean Pierre Serani Toro, chief executive officer of Valores Bancolombia, explains the opportunities he sees in asset management.

Oct 20, 2014

Risk1Institutional investors in Germany fear they will not meet investment targets for the coming year, leading to an increased appetite for risk.

Sep 26, 2014

Cayman islandsWinning over managers outside Europe will be crucial to the success of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, but offshore domiciles such as the Cayman Islands are still going strong. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

Sep 17, 2014

In January 2014, Russell Investments conducted a survey of equity investment decision makers from almost 200 asset owners across North America, Europe and the Middle East to better understand perceptions of smart beta.

Sep 01, 2014

Statue of libertyEuropean market harmonisation is at the heart of Mifid II, but to work well for asset managers it must harmonise with global regulations. Unfortun ately, it may not do, finds Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.