Magazine Issues»October 2010

RadarscreenSovereign wealth funds are widely expected to be a significant driver of future growth in the industry. Fiona Rintoul asks how this broad church of funds should best be approached

hot_chilliesThe Brics, Mexico and other emerging locations are attracting providers of trading tools to help fund managers gain access.

Nimble_dancersOnce bond portfolios were bulky, slow-moving beasts, but low yields and sovereign debt problems have seen fixed income managers and investors overhaul their strategy, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

french_flagBNP Paribas, AXA, Carmignac Gestion, Edmond de Rothschild, Oddo, Natixis and Rothschild & Cie, outline plans for the future, including for UK and MENA.

Islamic_carvingConsolidation has had a significant impact on France's asset management industry. Angele Spiteri Paris catches up with fund manager CEOs in Paris to get full disclosure.

thornsCustodians and asset servicers in France operate in a thorny and risky environment because they run the highest risks for the lowest fees. Will European regulation level the playing field?

small_petitfoursFrench boutique asset managers are flourishing and are no longer as small as they once were. But their challenge now is to force banks to sell their products.

Yves_PerrierA year after the creation of the giant European asset manager Amundi, CEO Yves Perrier has a keen eye on costs and plans to recruit a new head of global equities to attract more instituional business, finds Angele Spiteri Paris