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Apr 18, 2011

Adopting a multi-boutique approach to stave off competition from investment banks has paid dividends for some asset management firms. Edited by Angèle Spiteri Paris.

Apr 18, 2011

overweight_410Funds that performed well historically are bound to attract inflows and boutique firms need to keep a tight hold on capacity to avoid a negative impact on performance, finds Angele Spiteri Paris


Apr 18, 2011

DiamondThe Ucits-compliant hedge fund world is growing and multi-manager structures have emerged. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds providers are concerned how their regulated products compare with unregulated structures...


Apr 15, 2011

AndyAndy Lin is the type of person that European fund managers should get used to hearing about. If investment managers from the emerging world really are to compete globally with their developed-world counterparts for the assets of the future then Lin, the 37-year-old CEO of China Universal Asset Management, is quite likely to be visible among the vanguard.

Mar 21, 2011

ConnectingService providers can connect to central counterparties (CCPs) for the clearing of over-the-counter foreign exchange derivatives through

Mar 16, 2011

IndecisiveRegulatory uncertainty is leaving many buy-side firms undecided on whether to participate in a reformed OTC derivatives market. Nicholas Pratt examines what the potential cost of this indecision could be

Mar 16, 2011

Falling_into_lineThe growth of alternative Ucits funds has thrust some asset managers into an unfamiliar world of compulsory checks and limits. Nicholas Pratt looks at how compliance management systems are helping them meet regulatory requirements

Feb 23, 2011

hand_button_410Fund flows into fixed income have grown markedly in the past two years. Nicholas Pratt examines whether this growth will spark a similar resurgence in trading technology

Feb 23, 2011

Paul_Keltie"There has been a lot of talk in the industry about fairer compensation for work done, but the securities services industry does not have a strong track record in sticking to a transparent pricing model." Paul Keltie of HSBC comments

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

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