risk management

Mar 06, 2013

Alain DuboisNicholas Pratt talks to Alain Dubois, chairman at LyxorAsset Mangement, about the firm's approach to risk management and the impact of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive on its risk processes.

Mar 06, 2013

RiskWith the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to be implemented this July, the Funds Europe survey of some of the leading providers in third-party risk management services has a focus on alternative investments.

Mar 06, 2013

CastleLeading firms in Luxembourg fund management tell Funds Europe their predictions for the main themes of the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry conference, which brings together 900 industry professionals each spring.

Mar 04, 2013

University lectureThe need for liability management with reduced volatility has seen the University of London invest in a risk parity strategy with First Quadrant.

Feb 15, 2013

CurrencyLegal cases against custody banks in the United States over currency trades puts the issue of foreign exchange outsourcing in the spotlight, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Feb 15, 2013

ArchitectThe European Commission is calling on all its member states to enact pension reforms at country level. François Cocquemas, of the EDHEC-Risk Institute, takes an indepth look at the white paper.

Jan 24, 2013

software 410MSCI has paid $23.5 million (€18 million) to ICG Group to buy InvestorForce, which provides performance measurement and reporting software to institutional investment consultants in the United States.

Jan 17, 2013

Chairmans roomJohn Misselbrook, the former chief operating officer of Baring Asset Management, is among three non-executive directors recently appointed at Aviva Investors.

Jan 15, 2013

Abu Dhabi2The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), which manages global investments for the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi, has hired Gregory Eckersley as global head of internal equities.

Dec 18, 2012

HorsesLuxembourg's hedge fund administrators are preparing for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Nicholas Pratt finds asset servicers do not mind that Luxembourg was not the first to implement the regulations.