Magazine Issues»April 2013

Ferris wheelThe idea that a great rotation is taking place from fixed income into equities is simplistic, European bond managers tell Fiona Rintoul. But it is clear they have been thinking hard about it.

ChampagneGenerally speaking, we lawyers did a bad job of it. As the commencement date for the UK's new Bribery Act 2010 approached on July 1, 2011, we made a lot of pronouncements about the new crime of excessive corporate hospitality.

Emerging plantEmerging market businesses are not sated by bond issuance and this creates an opportunity for private debt investors, says David Creighton of Cordiant.

Take offTime is running out for alternatives managers to prepare for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, says Mario Mantrisi, of Kneip, who looks at the final stages of implementation.

Mike PrenticeSilica is one of the largest third-party administrators in South Africa, owned by Investec Asset Management.

MuffinsAlternative fund services are a salient feature of the 2013 responses to our third-party fund survey, finds Nicholas Pratt.

looking glassSenior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges.

Alan BeerToday's investor understands that the landscape remains challenging; however, investment is still required to meet long-term goals and objectives.