Magazine Issues»December-January 2017

Amanda_HowardEight years after the financial crisis, income-rich real estate is exerting a powerful pull on institutional investors hunting for yield in a low interest rate environment.

Tilman-FechterCross-border fund initiatives are developing across Asia. Tilman Fechter of Clearstream says the key is to identify where the potential flows are, and build the infrastructure around them.

Luke-Spencer-WilsonMaitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm, points to the advantages for both fund managers and end investors of having a jurisdiction-agnostic service provider in the hedge and alternative space – especially post-Brexit.

With much uncertainty around cross-border fund distribution after Brexit, Nicholas Pratt asks what steps fund firms could take now to support their international businesses.

Luc Biren, head of fund services at Alter Domus in Luxembourg, explains why the Luxembourg-headquartered third-party administrator is attracting assets and people, which is good news for the Grand Duchy as much as it is for the firm.

Ha penny-Bridge_DublinWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Anouk-AgnesThe fight against climate change requires funding running into hundreds of billions. Investment funds are an essential tool to catalyse these resources.