Magazine Issues»March 2010

Emerging market debt managers believe any contagion from Greece will hit developed markets rather than developing ones, finds Fiona Rintoul

When Jean-Baptiste de Franssu won the FE Personality of the Year Award last December, a hectic schedule meant he only just made it to the event. Nick Fitzpatrick asks what’s been keeping the chief executive of Invesco Europe so busy

Fiona Rintoul finds out what currently drives thematic funds and how to distinguish between managers in the sector

Real estate is slowly resurfacing as an investment target, but certain clients will be far more specific about how they invest, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

The pension fund of Belgium’s KBC Group doubled its emerging markets exposure after the financial crisis left these regions relatively unscathed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to CEO Edwin Meysmans

Matthew Weir, Bluecrest Capital: “We have a set of daily reports that include VaR measures, sensitivity analysis and stress tests. We look at the liquidity and concentration risk at all levels within the organisation..."

‘Risk management cannot be a function that works in isolation. It has to be embedded throughout the organisation and not just left to a few people sat in a basement room’

Jean-Marc Fourre (AXA IM): ‘We have quarterly training on risk governance. Through this we can ensure that this risk management culture will continue’