Editorial Synopsis October 2017
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Distribution
Funds Europe visits Luxembourg to look further at impacts on the fund distribution landscape stemming from Brexit, fintech and regulations.

contact Mark Latham: [email protected]

Private equity
Private equity firms are raising more capital than at any point since 2007, which analysts say could have implications for valuations as the market becomes more crowded.

contact Catherine Lafferty: [email protected]

Smart beta
Funds Europe analyses the role of value investing in the current market environment and considers whether this factor is in or out of favour.

contact Catherine Lafferty: [email protected]

Know your client
KYC is has become more important to asset managers in their management of regulatory risks. Some firms have made decisive moves on the issue using solutions on the market.

contact Fiona Rintoul: [email protected]

MiFID II
The clock keeps ticking on the huge piece of capital markets regulations. A flurry of firms have recently said they will pay for broker research from their own balance sheets in order to meet one of MiFID II’s main requirements.

contact Fiona Rintoul: [email protected]

Custody
We present our annual custody survey and consider some of the most pertinent issues affecting the industry, such as blockchain and the safekeeping of assets, an issue that has risen up again recently.

contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]

Economists’ roundtable
In September we hosted a roundtable discussion looking at the state of the global economy. It featured experts from Schroder, Hermes and McKinsey and will make an absorbing read!


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