Magazine Issues»July-August 2019

Our expert panel considers the strength of appetite for private-markets investment and hears the driver for it goes beyond solvency rule changes. ESG implementation and ETF usage are also discussed.

Asia_ice_creamCompared to other institutional investors, how diligently are insurance companies incorporating ESG factors into their portfolios? It’s complicated, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Asset_managersIf they know how to be better stewards, many pension schemes will choose to work with asset managers that have properly addressed shareholder governance, says Aaron Overy of the Asset Management Exchange (AMX).

Gary_PaulinIn a webinar hosted by Funds Europe, Gary Paulin of Northern Trust Capital Markets explains why fund management dealing desks form the basis of a new wave of asset management outsourcing.

Devin_McCuneThe Financial Conduct Authority’s incoming new rules for asset management will require funds to prove their ‘value’. Devin McCune of Broadridge considers what the UK regulator is expecting firms to do.

Geraldine_Gibson-Niamh_Ryan-Charles_MullerFor its debut leadership event in Dublin, MDO Management Company assembled a roster of experts to discuss – among other things – international cooperation, regulation and director diversity.

Fund search activity suggests fixed income assets are piquing investors interest in the second quarter of 2019, writes Tom Ashford.

Jonathan_Gilmour-Vanessa_BattagliaSince the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority announced in 2017 that it would withdraw its support for the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) by the end of 2021, various regulators and market participants have joined forces to discuss and prepare their proposed transition plans.