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Aug 04, 2008

The growth of 130/30 funds means more customers for the securities lending industry. Prime brokers are battling it out with custodians to service these new types of client, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds ...

Aug 04, 2008

The focus on counterparty risk in the OTC derivatives market is starting to gain importance after the Bear Stearns episode, but only slowly. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the industry is adjusting

Jun 30, 2008

 Hans Hufschmid (pictured), formerly at doomed hedge fund LTCM and now CEO of GlobeOp, tells Nick Fitzpatrick (editor of Funds Europe) how LTCM has influenced fund administration ...

Jun 25, 2008

Project Turquoise, the bank-backed alternative trading platform, has caused much anticipation among the trading community. Nik Pratt talks to Eli Lederman, CEO (pictured) about what it will mean for fund managers ...

Jun 03, 2008

Compliance monitoring was easy enough when domestic equities dominated fund managers’ portfolios, but now it has to cope with unconstrained mandates and cross-asset funds that cover multiple jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt examines how compliance technology is evolving ...

Jun 03, 2008

Alpha investors seek returns that are uncorrelated to indices. Ironically, a new range of index products could imitate this cheaply. But will disclosure scupper them? Angele Spiteri Paris investigates 

Jun 03, 2008

UBS’s asset management business has had a difficult few months. But there are signs of support from its critical Swiss investor base, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

 

May 22, 2008

In the current investment climate, long-only managers’ hands are effectively tied. New Star’s Guy de Blonay predicts that when a market turnaround comes, however, financial firms will benefit most ...

May 22, 2008

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Apr 15, 2008

Last month NIKLAS TELL acknowledged that his column has tended to focus more on
traditional funds than on alternatives. Considering the continued
turbulence, he maintains, it does indeed make sense to continue casting the net
slightly wider ...

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