risk management

Mar 24, 2015

Survey picFunds Europe sought the views of European asset managers in December with the first comprehensive survey on legacy systems. The results reveal just how much of a problem outdated technology poses.

Mar 23, 2015

Chess boardBoutique asset manager Unigestion intends to launch an investment strategy based on systematic factors such as value, momentum, quality and size.

Mar 20, 2015

Piotr Chmielowski FulcrumFulcrum Asset Management has hired Piotr Chmielowski in the newly created role of chief risk officer.

Mar 19, 2015

Stream cruiserGlobal equity funds have risen in popularity and managers in this sector have their eyes on diverging economies. Alix Robertson looks at different approaches to the US and Europe and finds that dividends remain a popular theme.

Mar 19, 2015

KAVITHA RAMACHANDRAFunds Europe talks to Maitland’s Kavitha Ramachandran about the firm’s AIFMD services and the post-implementation challenges of the new directive.

Mar 19, 2015

Sao PauloWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Mar 19, 2015

Gary DelanyWhen you think of funds, you do not necessarily think of options as well, but in the US the two instruments overlap. A new study – Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs – looks at US investment companies regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission that focus on the use of exchange-listed options for portfolio management.

Mar 19, 2015

Stressed outLiquidity in fixed income markets is a top concern for asset managers, according to a joint annual report from management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and financial services firm, Morgan Stanley.

Feb 20, 2015

Willaim YongeIn June 2013, the European Commission published a proposal for the creation of a new type of regulated EU fund product, the EU Long-Term Investment Fund (Eltif), that will enable investors to invest in companies and projects that need long-term capital financing of tangible assets, such as energy, transport, industrial and climate change technologies, and intangible assets such as research and development.

Feb 20, 2015

MazeMulti-asset funds are helping investors deal with uncertainty. Alix Robertson talks to some in the industry about the popularity of these funds and hears investors may be flexible on fees. 

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