Magazine Issues»November 2021

Elizabeth_PfeutiLike the financial district, Theatreland is a jewel in London’s crown. It attracts billions of pounds in tourist dollars and is renowned the world over for its professionalism and jazz hands.

Flower_meadowDavid Hunt (pictured below), president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top-ten global asset manager through a remarkable era of change.

Business_district_ParisIn 2020, Paris-based stock exchange operator Euronext listed 37 green bonds. These bonds form a ‘green revolution’ with deep roots in France, as Lynn Strongin Dodds reports.

Cross-borderIn just a few years, the island has rapidly grown as a centre of excellence for the fund and asset management industry, according to a Funds Europe roundtable in association with the Cyprus Investment Funds Association.

BlocksMuch more institutional money is expected to flow into ESG ETFs, and product providers are creating ETFs to capture it, reports Fiona Nicolson.

Factory_chimniesA survey of ESG data vendors shows data for complying with EU sustainability rules is “patchy” and challenges are likely to persist for some time, says Patrick Rooney, senior regulatory affairs manager at Irish Funds.

CryptocustodyA lag exists between asset managers who want to move on digital assets, and back offices that are working to be operationally ready, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds. Plus, tables from our 2021 asset servicing survey.

Cryptocurrency exchanges claim that participation in their marketplaces is increasingly institutional. Martin Finnegan of Punter Southall Law explains why – if true – this is a disturbing development.

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