Magazine Issues»June 2019

Placa Reial in BarcelonaComplex global trade linkages and protectionism mean investors should consider the threat of increased barriers to trade for European economies, say Mahdi Mokrane and Eduardo Gorab of LaSalle Investment Management.

CAMRADATA’s Multi-Sector Fixed Income report for Q1 2019, which charts the performance of investments and asset managers across the msfi universe, showed a sharp improvement in performance for managers of these funds.

William_YongeThe EU’s ambitions for sustainable finance touch most areas of financial services. The European Commission established a high-level expert group in 2016 with the goal of developing an EU strategy on sustainable finance, which concluded that environmental, social and governance considerations had to be considered.

Justin PartingtonFunds Europe talks to IQ-EQ’s Justin Partington about the investor services group’s recent expansion and rebrand, as well as the importance of investor relations.

Bernard TancréBernard Tancré, head of investment fund services at Clearstream, talks to Funds Europe about its decision to move into the distribution support space and to enhance its suite of investment fund services.

Nyhavn_Canal_CopenhagenAhead of FundForum International, we ask speakers and delegates about event topics such as distribution, digital, asset allocation and ESG. The conference runs from June 25-27 at the Bella Centre, Copenhagen, with special workshops on June 24.

The fund industry is building a sophisticated response to increasingly complex data and information needs. By Didier Kayl – Head, Business & Relationship Development, Client Service Management, Fundsquare.

Favelas of Lima PeruYo Takatsuki, of Axa Investment Managers, considers how impact investing – with its roots in private equity – can be achieved through public markets investment.