NEWS

Mar 23, 2017

Thumbs_upMorningstar said the Templeton Emerging Markets Group was “heading in the right direction” with its succession planning in the wake of Mark Mobius’s reduced focus on day-to-day investing.

Mar 23, 2017

Asset_allocationMercer, a well-known investment consultant for pension funds, is to start offering asset allocation advice to a financial adviser platform.

Mar 23, 2017

MotorwayA Swiss investment boutique, Quaero Capital, has refocused its Real Assets fund to focus on infrastructure.

Mar 23, 2017

family_savingsFive million people may switch their individual savings accounts (ISAs) because of worries over performance, MetLife research estimates.

Mar 23, 2017

Life_insurance_planAsset managers lack understanding about the needs of insurance firms, including the demand for data transparency, and this is holding up investment outsourcing, researchers said.

Mar 22, 2017

Smart_betaStandard & Poor’s Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) is the index provider that has recently gained the most from the increase in smart beta equity investing, market data shows.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.