May 31, 2011

ussThe standard of governance within the hedge fund industry needs significant improvements and is currently exposing investors to high risks, says Dr Daniel Summerfield, co-head of responsible investment at the £32bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

May 31, 2011

LabyrinthPlans by the Investment Management Association (IMA), a UK trade body, to change the names of its managed funds sectors have come under more fire.

May 31, 2011

Solar_panelsThe European investment platform of Allianz Global Investors passed the €10bn mark in managed and advised assets that are invested in a 'sustainable and responsible' way.

May 31, 2011

HandshakePaul Myners, who served as financial services minister in the UK's last Labour government, has joined Cevian Capital, Europe's largest active ownership fund manager, as chairman of its UK operations and a partner.

May 27, 2011

Thumbs_down_410Plans by the Investment Management Association (IMA) to change the names of managed sectors have been met with disdain by some in the industry, who claim the new designations are 'meaningless' and hard for investors to understand.

May 26, 2011

liquidationMan Group, the London-listed alternative investment provider, said it had gathered over $10bn (€7.1bn) in Ucits funds by the end of March this year.