Jun 23, 2015

Ahead of the Fund Forum International conference in Monaco this month, Funds Europe catches up with conference delegates and participants.

Jun 23, 2015

Philippe SeyllFunds Europe talks to Philippe Seyll, Clearstream’s Executive Board Member and Head of Investment Fund Services, about its plans for geographic expansion and product development in 2015 and beyond.

Jun 23, 2015

Train tracksThe meteoric rise of exchange-traded funds has left traditional index funds in the shade. But as Alix Robertson finds, sales of old-style trackers have not waned.

Jun 12, 2015

currenciesRussell Investments has appointed Van Luu in the newly created role of head of currency and fixed income strategy.

May 15, 2015

LiquidThe danger with ETFs, say critics, is that market turmoil could expose them as less liquid than their providers assume. David Stevenson finds out if there is any substance to the claims.

May 15, 2015

Stormy cloudsAs dark pools come under fire from regulators, ITG’s Rob Boardman argues that continued negativity towards alternative trading systems poses a threat to asset managers and their investors.

May 15, 2015

CoalDuet Group, a London-based alternative asset manager, has appointed Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees as senior managing directors and co-chief investment officers of the Duet Natural Resources fund.

May 14, 2015

Shanghai Hong Kong Stock ConnectHedge funds have explored territory where Ucits funds feared to tread. China-focused hedgies have enthusiastically participated in the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme, a stock market trading link, figures suggest.

May 07, 2015

Solar panelsThere has been a marked improvement in hedge fund managers’ approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, says asset manager Unigestion.

May 06, 2015

IndicesLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the largest providers of traditional passive funds in the UK pensions market, saw a net outflow of £1.5 billion (€2 billion) in its index business for the three months ending March 31.