Magazine Issues»June 2017

Calastone-WillisUnlike music, funds cannot be pirated – but that doesn’t mean the industry will not be disrupted by digital technology like the record industry was, found research by Funds Europe in association with Calastone.

George_Mitton_Robots_PresentationThere were low expectations that robots would flood the financial advice industry when we polled delegates at Calastone’s Connect Forum. The event, ‘Distribution state-of-the-nation’, was held in partnership with Funds Europe.

Geen_bondsFunds Europe talks to Frédéric Samama and Marie-Anne Allier of Amundi Asset Management about the rise of green bonds and the likely development of this growing market.

RoadDominic Helmsley, head of infrastructure equity at SL Capital, offers insight into how asset managers  differentiate between different types of infrastructure investments.

MillennialsPaud O’Keeffe, head of innnovation at BNP Paribas Securities Services in Dublin, looks at young people’s digital experience.

Data_protectionNew data protection rules mean changes for asset managers, but it is administrators that are likely to pay for them. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Asset servicing companies handle huge volumes of data, and today are leveraging Big Data technologies to transform it into valuable business insight services.

WatchmakerGrowth in demand for alternative asset classes is reflected in our survey of smaller specialist fund administrators.