risk management

Jun 17, 2010

The AIFM directive is set to introduce sweeping changes for alternative managers and their administrators. Nicholas Pratt looks at what these changes may be and how administrators are aiming to help both their clients and themselves

Jun 14, 2010

The Dutch central bank and pensions regulator (DNB) will be keeping a closer eye on pension funds, as a survey found that many pension schemes underestimate the risks of their investment policies and don't have a strong enough risk management function.

May 19, 2010

Funds Europe talks to a selection of fund-manager dealing heads and finds that regulatory change, such as Mifid, has been largely successful

May 19, 2010

IT'S GOOD TO TALK:  Betsy Anderson of Ignis Asset Management talks to Nicholas Pratt about the advantages of building a dealing desk from scratch, the success of Mifid and the importance of understanding a fund manager's real intentions

May 19, 2010

GAINS and STRAINS:  Funds Europe looks at the changing investment attitudes among eight major European pension funds: AP3 (Sweden), DMGT (UK), Pensioenfonds KBC (Belgium), Oslo Pensjonsforsikring (Norway), NTMA (Ireland), KEVA (Finland), ABP (Netherlands) and FRR (France).

May 19, 2010

Moving Out: Hermes took a new approach to choosing an outsourcer in a bid to cut down on time and find the right cultural fit. Philip Keeler explains...

May 19, 2010

A new era of mutual respect between fund managers and their outsourcers is dawning, but managers should expect their providers to be tougher on revenues and more selective about the clients they work with, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 12, 2010

yvnge-slyngstadThe Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is the second largest in the world and the industry is always on the lookout for its next move. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Yngve Slyngstad, of NBIM, about his plans for the fund

Apr 07, 2010

Acquisitions of specialist administration firms by BNY Mellon and State Street  reflect that the appetite for alternatives will not abate just because of the crisis, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Mar 16, 2010

Laurent Denayer, Ernst & Young, Luxembourg: 'The degree of complexity in the business process as well as the technology required, combined with more pressure on costs, will certainly operate a natural selection amongst the service provider'.

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