Alternatives & Private Markets

Apr 26, 2023

European millennials have a higher appetite for riskier investments in the current volatile market than older age groups, according to an EY report.  

Apr 21, 2023

A venture capital firm is supporting various early-stage UK tech-based firms, including a sustainable travel business, with investment from retail investors.

Apr 21, 2023

BlackRock executive West Lockhart talks to Funds Europe's Laraib Shahid about the lessons of recent years and future opportunities for Eltifs in the private market.

Apr 18, 2023

Over 70% of investors in Europe intend to allocate more to private equity this year, the inaugural private-markets survey by fund manager BlackRock Alternatives indicated.

Apr 18, 2023

UK, LTAF, Schroders, asset fund, UK pension, funds invest, private assets, net-zero, economySchroders Capital has launched the UK's first long-term asset fund, aimed at helping UK pension funds invest in illiquid and private assets to support a net-zero economy, writes Laraib Shahid.

Apr 18, 2023

Private market, opportunities, private, markets, brownie pointsPiyasi Mitra explores challenges and opportunities in private markets, from determining which sectors are most promising to gaining brownie points in the net-zero space.

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Thought leadership

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This whitepaper outlines key challenges impeding the growth of private markets and explores how technological innovation, when bolstered by the operational experience and global reach of FMIs, can provide solutions to unlock access to private market funds for a growing investor base.

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Transporting goods by sea is the lowest carbon way of transporting goods. That said, the shipping sector contribute 3% of global carbon emissions, so we need it to get to net zero. Breakthrough technologies have the power to reshape the industry and drastically reduce its environmental footprint.

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Executive Video Interviews

Why fund admin tech is a key competitive advantage

Cian Hyland, Strategic Client Relationship Director at Deep Pool Financial Solutions spoke to us about how technology enables efficient data management, reporting automation and secure data access.

Insights from State Street

Cuan Coulter, Global Head of Asset Managers and Head of UK and Ireland at State Street, discusses how fund managers decide between the two cross-border fund domiciles, namely Ireland and Luxembourg, and why asset managers find managing data so difficult.

Unlocking access to private markets

Vincent Clause, who heads the global funds strategy at Euroclear and David Genn, CEO of Goji, sit down with Funds Europe to explain how technological innovation, bolstered by operational experience and global reach, can provide solutions that unlock access to private markets.

Sustainable investing in the DC world

Claire Felgate, a specialist in UK defined contribution pension schemes at asset manager BlackRock, talks with Funds Europe editor Nick Fitzpatrick about how - and the pace at which - DC pension schemes are adapting to the requirements of sustainable investment.

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Webinars

Join our webinar for a deep dive into the findings of the fresh-off-the-press EU Taxonomy 2023 Insights Report, based on Clarity AI's best-in-class coverage of EU Taxonomy reported data and CDP industry-leading environmental datasets. 

In this webinar, we discuss tools for optimising fund data management and distribution, the role of global fund classifications and ratings, and how technology and automation enhance data integrity and insights.