risk management

Mar 16, 2011

Cover_story_picRisk systems and regulations have centred on the quantitative and not the qualitative. Nicholas Pratt looks at the juggling required in the world of non-financial risk and asks whether more systematic rigour can be applied

Mar 07, 2011

13.10_Arrow_upItalian real estate manager Sorgente has had its rating upgrading by Moody's, to MQ2 from MQ3 on the back of successful performance, customer retention and continued implementation of additional risk management and investment process controls.

Feb 23, 2011

spinning_roulette_410Volatile markets have been kind to dynamic asset allocation managers, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Managers say if macro issues continue to dominate investment decisions, they will see more gains in both returns and business development. But are some basking in the afterglow of one good market call?

Feb 23, 2011

CatalanoPassporting provision represents the biggest upside for EU-based alternative fund managers, says Eliana Catalano from Bonelli Erede Pappalardo

Feb 23, 2011

man_asleep_sofa_410A sofa-bed is both a bad sofa and a bad bed. Some fund administrators say the same applies to single administration systems that try to support multi-asset portfolios. Nicholas Pratt reports

Feb 23, 2011

The New York Roundtable: we meet with leading US asset service providers in New York at a time when the most sophisticated market in the world is seeing a secular shift from equities to fixed income. 

Feb 23, 2011

It was meant to reduce the number of funds in Europe but according to our panel, Ucits IV will fail to do so.

Feb 23, 2011

tornado_410Samuel Sender, of Edhec-Risk Institute, looks at the issue of eligible assets in Ucits funds and the problems of misselling

Feb 21, 2011

alpha_betaTurbulent financial markets over the past few years have caused many of the world's leading sovereign funds to reassess their investment strategies and risk management, according to State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

Feb 14, 2011

sprouting_seeds_410Strategic investment partners are a critical element for a successful hedge fund launch due to the higher costs of bringing new funds to market, says Patric de Gentile-Williams, chief operating office of FRM Capital Advisors (FCA), which seeds new managers.

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