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Jan 14, 2020

Ravinder_AzadExchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist WisdomTree has appointed Ravinder Azad, previously at Invesco, as head of UK and Nordic sales.

Jan 14, 2020

Trader_screensSwiss-based GAM is to consolidate its external front and middle office systems on to one platform leveraging SimCorp Dimension – one of the main risk and trading systems used in the funds industry.

Jan 14, 2020

Supermarket_cartAsset management firm Barings has bought a portfolio of ten supermarkets in Spain, all fully let to French multinational Carrefour, as it moves to access the country’s “resilient” grocery retail market.

Jan 13, 2020

European AIFsNearly 40% of assets under management in the EU funds industry is made up of alternative investment funds (AIFs), latest figures show.

Jan 13, 2020

Private_equityPrivate equity fund managers have reduced the pace of their deal-making amid “sky-high” valuations and another record year in 2019 for ‘dry powder’.

Jan 13, 2020

Markets_forecast‘High beta’ stocks – those more sensitive to market changes – performed best in Europe last year, particularly after a strong fourth quarter when Brexit uncertainty receded and ‘risk-on’ prevailed in stock markets.

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