July/August 2015 Synopsis

Editorial Synopsis July/August 2015

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Switzerland
Funds Europe hosts a roundtable event in Zurich that looks at the latest developments in Swiss asset management and fund distribution.

Invitation only


Equities

The outcome of the UK’s May general election means there will probably be an “in/out” referendum on UK membership of the EU.What would a ‘Brexit’ mean for the countries on both sides, and how would their equity markets be affected?

contact Alix Robertson: [email protected]


Currency hedging

Central bank policies after the financial crisis smoothed foreign exchange swings but volatility has now returned. Funds Europe looks at the risks that have raised the profile for currency hedging in recent weeks.

contact David Stevenson: [email protected]


Exchange-traded funds

After the rush into European ETFs following the announcement of quantitative easing, inflows have since started to slow.Has someone taken the punchbowl fromthe party,or is there still an appetite for European equity ETFs?

contact David Stevenson: [email protected]


Real estate fund administration

The outsourcing of real estate fund administration is on the increase but is this because the third-party services and administration platforms have come of age, or is it simply down to cost pressure?

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]


Funds Europe Awards

As we begin our awards selection process, the July issue will give entry and deadline details.

 


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

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