May 05, 2021

Funds Europe Caceis surveyUncertainty about the speed and sustainability of the economic recovery are at the forefront of industry concerns, Funds Europe research shows.

May 04, 2021

Paolo_Brignardello_FundsDLTThe fund industry needs to grow its relationship with retail clients but today the end investor is still hidden behind a difficult and resource-consuming process. Paolo Brignardello, Chief Commercial Officer of FundsDLT, explains that by focusing on the investor and deploying next-generation infrastructure all actors stand to benefit.

Apr 29, 2021

quant_investingDr Tatjana Puhan, deputy chief investment officer at ‘anti-benchmark’ manager Tobam, argues that criticisms of quantitative investing are misplaced. 

Apr 21, 2021

Digital ageThe majority of wealth management platforms are failing to live up to customers’ demands when it comes to digital features, according to recent research from data provider Refinitiv.

Apr 20, 2021

ELTIF blockchainBlockchain technology could help bring alternative investments to retail investors - and do so through the ELTIF, a fund structure that has not lived up to its potential, says Christian Edelmann of management consultancy Oliver Wyman.

Apr 14, 2021

Cyber padlockFrench asset managers have been warned that they could be nurturing a false sense of security over their management of cybersecurity risks.

Apr 07, 2021

diversificationFormer Schroders COO Markus Ruetimann has called on fund managers to use the pandemic to assemble a more diversified workforce with greater emphasis on IT specialists and data scientists. 

Apr 07, 2021

Private_jetThe growth in third-party ManCos is fuelled partly by private equity money, such as at FundRock and Carne Group. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Apr 07, 2021

Arrow_signsHampered by a lack of standardisation, the securities finance market is now undergoing a technological transformation that aims to reduce fragmentation, lower risks and increase revenues for many actors, finds Bob Currie.

Apr 07, 2021

initial public offering Distribution platform Allfunds has announced plans to list on Euronext Amsterdam and to launch an initial public offering (IPO).