Magazine Issues»June 2020

Irish_flagFunds Europe and Irish Funds hosted a webinar panel to discuss how Ireland’s funds industry has responded to the Covid-19 crisis, the obligations on fund boards, and the aftermath.

DigitalisationAn article for professional investors by Kavitha Ramachandran, Maitland’s head of business development & client management, Continental Europe.

Clearstream extended its investment fund services into Australia during 2019 with the acquisition of Sydney-based managed fund custodian Ausmaq Ltd.

As the European funds finance market becomes more sophisticated, hybrid facilities represent an attractive solution for funds seeking a single credit facility capable of servicing its needs from cradle to grave. Furthermore, as lockdown stretches liquidity, hybrids offer an innovative solution.

China_buildingsSince its economic rise, premiumisation has emerged as a key trend in China, but what are the opportunities and limitations? Romil Patel reports from Hong Kong and the mainland.

A survey by Funds Europe and Fundsquare highlights the role that APIs will play in driving new models of data communication and, ultimately, transition towards a new funds marketplace.

Covid-19Diversified growth funds saw poor performance and considerable outflows to add to a string of redemptions going back months, writes Sean Thompson.

Tom_KehoeThe pandemic sweeping the world is proving to be an excellent test for alternative data to prove its merits. The virus has led to a surge in demand for alternative data from investors, governments and central banks to interpret how it is impacting industries around the world.