NEWS

Dec 15, 2011

Private bankingEuropean banks hold an estimated €100 billion of private equity assets that they will feel pressure to sell to meet capital requirements, according to Elly Livingstone, a partner at Pantheon International Participations (PIP), a private equity fund of funds.

Dec 15, 2011

boardroom_signJames Dilworth, the head of Allianz Global Investors for Germany, will replace Elizabeth Corley as chief executive officer for Europe in January as she takes on the role of global chief executive.

Dec 15, 2011

ClassificationMSCI once again postponed the decision on whether to upgrade Qatar and the United Arab Emirates from frontier to emerging markets.

Dec 14, 2011

OutflowMoney continued to flow out of European funds in October, but at a reduced rate, according to data firm Lipper. And improvements in equity and bond indices meant that the industry's assets rose 2.3% to €5.2 trillion. Total assets are now about €300 billion less than at the end of 2010.

Dec 14, 2011

Statue of libertyScottish Widows Investment Partnership has launched a European High Yield Bond fund as it plans to grow its fixed income business.

Dec 13, 2011

Wallet_UKIncome has been the dominant theme in the investment company sector in the UK, according to the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

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