risk management

Sep 19, 2011

Magnifying_graphFitch Ratings has launched a new type of fund rating, which combines its in-house qualitative fund analysis with rankings and performance data from Lipper.

Sep 06, 2011

corley_elizabeth_bigAllianz Global Investors (AGI), part of the giant Allianz insurance company and which owns fund managers RCM and Pimco, has adopted a new corporate and management structure.

Sep 01, 2011

Snaders--WhiteheadIn response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008, the European Commission took the view that existing remuneration structures within financial services firms promoted excessive risk taking in order to achieve short-term profits, without considering the long-term financial health of those firms.

Sep 01, 2011

Finish_lineOur annual custody survey shows BNY Mellon is still at the top for global custody assets, but other firms saw most growth in percentage terms. Mark McFee provides an overview.

Sep 01, 2011

Stones-on-a-beachWith custodians now obliged to assume more liability for their sub-custody arrangements, Nicolas Pratt assesses to what degree risk management has improved.

Sep 01, 2011

Ahead of Sibos, we asked a range of industry experts this question: Data volumes continue to explode. What do you think the fund management industry can do with so much data, and are systems up to the challenge of making sense of it?

Sep 01, 2011

ClockAsset liability models for sovereign funds must be dynamic to cater for their long-term horizons, says Lionel Martellini, of Edhec Business School. Where their money comes from and what the money is needed for are also important factors.

Jul 28, 2011

Signing dealState Street is buying a majority stake in InfraHedge, a UK-based firm that provides a platform for institutional investors to invest money in hedge funds through managed accounts.

Jul 22, 2011

Funds Europe held a pensions roundtable discussion with three senior UK defined benefit figures recently as they themselves reached retirement. Their views about the state of occupational pensions and investment are their own. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick

Participants:
Roy Gillson
(former chief executive Aerion Fund Management, in-house investment team for the National Grid UK Pension Scheme)

Peter Dunscombe (former head of pensions investments, BBC Pensions Trust)
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Jul 22, 2011

weather-iconsSocially responsible investment funds sell the idea that we can actively help create a sustainable future. Nick Fitzpatrick asks if investors can really make a difference - and if SRI makes a difference to investor's portfolios.

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