March 2015 synopsis

Editorial Synopsis March 2015

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Distribution: Share classes
Funds Europe looks at the growth in share classes as a result of regulatory changes that are introducing commission-free structures. Is this a challenge for fund managers, administrators and accountants, or is it a case of ‘Just another share class’?

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Global equities

Funds Europe looks at the themes behind global equity investing in 2015, such as dividends and quantitative easing in the Eurozone.

contact Alix Robertson: [email protected]

Exchange-traded funds

Quantitative easing has seen huge inflows into ETFs that reference European indices. Funds Europe looks at where the flows are going.

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AIFMD has opened up a greater possibility for European regulated investors to access commodities. Funds Europe looks at the methods open to them.

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Data solutions

A growing number of asset managers are considering the use managed data services to cope with their growing reporting load. Funds Europe examines what these services entail.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]


We look at the rising popularity of FinTech firms and how they may impact on asset management by offering improved efficiencies and other benefits.

contact Alix Robertson: [email protected]

Luxembourg: ALFI

We consider some of the talking points of the annual Luxembourg investment funds conference and seek opinion from industry figures.

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executive interviews, regular features, including fund launches and people moves

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