risk management

Aug 22, 2013

Risk3Financial institutions, including banks and investment managers, are becoming more confident at risk management but recognise there are gaps in areas such as cyber security.

Jul 23, 2013

Kendo maskTheir home market has an exceptional potential for growth, but Asian asset managers are increasingly looking to Europe. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds they encounter high costs and investors that like to stick to familiar brands.

Jul 23, 2013

AfricaAfricans, with their growing savings pools, could repeat previous investor trends in emerging markets and give asset managers a chance to capitalise, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 23, 2013

RulerA lack of faith in standard risk measures is pushing portfolio managers to look externally for benchmarking of their internal risk management. Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Jul 01, 2013

VotingEurope is unlikely to impose solvency rules for pension schemes even though commissioner Michel Barnier says they are still on the agenda, because the five major countries opposing the rules control nearly enough votes to block them.

Jun 18, 2013

Cover imageIreland is where the worlds of onshore and offshore hedge funds meet. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the worlds collide as Europe brings in a regulatory system for alternative investments.

Jun 18, 2013

Bernard TancreClearstream has opened its first investment fund services branch in Ireland. Client demand and timing were the motivating factors for the company to take on Luxembourg as a European centre for excellence.

Jun 18, 2013

Alternative investments are a big part of the Irish asset servicing sector. Our panel hears that fund promoters have a realistic attitude about the regulatory impact on costs. Money market funds are also discussed. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 13, 2013

Alain DuboisAlain Dubois, chairman at Lyxor Asset Management, is leaving after ten years in the role to become head of new business and product development for the MSCI index business.

Jun 05, 2013

Electric currentThree currents vital to success in asset management are reflected in a fund manager's recently launched strategy for smaller pension schemes, argues Nick Fitzpatrick, after gauging views about the industry's future.