Sponsored Profiles

Apr 15, 2016

Nathan Travell of Milestone Group examines the rise of multi-asset investment solutions and the need to break down the operating silos that constrain efficient delivery within institutions.

Mar 16, 2016

Erik RubinghErik Rubingh, head of systematic strategies at BMO Global Asset Management, discusses the benefits of style-based investing and its potential application for absolute returns.

Mar 16, 2016

Paul NorthPaul North, head of product management EMEA at BNY Mellon, looks at how custodians and service providers are responding to margining rules set to come into force this year.

Dec 23, 2015

Ligia Torres, head of emerging markets at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, discusses her firm’s core philosophy and investment strategies. 

How does BNP Paribas Investment Partners approach emerging markets?

We firmly believe that consistent performance in emerging markets can only be achieved by having investment professionals based in those markets. Because our business model is not only to cover global clients, but most importantly to grow and service our domestic clients based in those jurisdictions, our business...

Dec 23, 2015

Adeline Ng, head of Asia fixed income at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, sees positive fundamentals in the region’s bond markets.

Why should European investors consider Asia Fixed Income for their portfolio allocation?

The low interest rate environment is impacting the attractiveness of European fixed income instruments. This environment has prevailed since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). The current backdrop has the European Central Bank (ECB) committed to Quantitative Easing (QE) measures and various countries are cutting...

Dec 23, 2015

As we move towards 2016, firms across the financial industry will be setting out their budgets and plans for the year ahead – and it seems clear that market infrastructure, new regulations and tax changes will play a bigger role than ever in influencing and shaping that planning process. 

BNY Mellon’s current regulatory timeline includes no fewer than 20 changes between 2015 and 2019, with an increased concentration in activity during 2016 and 2017. Our own annual EMEA Tax and Regulatory Forums are an opportunity
not only to share our understanding of
...

Dec 23, 2015

In a recent webinar, Funds Europe spoke to Chris Hart, portfolio manager of the Robeco Boston Partners Global Premium Equities Fund, about how he seeks to tap into global opportunities from a value and growth perspective.

‘Buy low, sell high’ is a universally accepted and understood investment doctrine. However, a failure to properly comprehend value means investors can lose out. 

Since launch in December 2004, the Global Premium Equities Fund has cemented a reputation for identifying both unacknowledged value...

Dec 23, 2015

By Phillip Caldwell, Global Head of Cross-Border Pooling Product, Northern Trust

Dec 23, 2015

The funds industry faces intense operational pressure from proposed regulatory and other changes. Euroclear’s Scott Caine says firms must do more to embrace automation if they are to keep their business agenda on track.

Nov 11, 2015

Along with leading institutional investors and key partners, Amundi has developed innovative investment strategies that allow long-term passive investors to hedge climate risk without sacrificing financial returns.

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