Magazine Issues»March 2022

Nick_FitzpatrickFour of the funds industry’s most recognisable abbreviations are crystalising into one recipe for success that could propel Ucits funds to the next level of global popularity, it appears.

Elizabeth_PfeutiWisdom is found in the most unlikely of places. 

In the 1992 classic, Sweating Bullets, the lead singer of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, opines that “Hindsight is 20:20”, but crucially adds that “looking back, it’s still a bit fuzzy”.

PuzzleGreen bonds and sustainable funds have been having a boon period, but work still needs to be done to cement an orderly and sustainable transition, writes Pete Carvill.

Private_jetCampaigners are questioning an asset manager’s commitment to ESG because it owns a private airport used by ultra-wealthy people. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Alexis_MarinofETFs are emerging as a viable means for institutional investors to gain exposure to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, says Alexis Marinof, WisdomTree’s head of Europe, in an interview with Nicholas Pratt.

InvestingThe image of investment trusts as dated and inaccessible fails to do them justice, as investors are increasingly discovering. By Ellie Duncan and Tom Higgins.

Bastien_Voisin_and_Yann_RicardThree sets of rules have been proposed to prevent the misuse of shell entities for improper tax purposes. Bastien Voisin (pictured left) and Yann Ricard of law firm Goodwin explain.

Responsible_returnsMithursha Kesavan studies the returns of SRI funds and finds the range of returns from responsible investors in the global equity asset class.