Magazine Issues»September 2016

Stealing_cashFor many small and medium-sized enterprises, crowdfunding platforms have replaced banks as lenders of choice, but could crowdfunding platforms also steal investors from fund managers? Fiona Rintoul reports.

Amundi Funds Equity Europe Conservative draws on ten years’ experience to deliver equity growth and yields, without the typical equity market drawdown.

In the run-up to this year’s Sibos conference, we asked leading figures in the industry about the hot topics of 2016.

Margaret Harwood-JonesThe case for investing in China is a compelling one, says Margaret Harwood-Jones, Global Head, Securities Services, Transaction Banking at Standard Chartered.

DockUnderwhelmed fund managers must be more patient in order to realise the potential benefits of T2S, hears Nicholas Pratt.

William-YongeThe market abuse regime in Europe has changed. On July 3, the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) took direct effect in every EU Member State, bringing in changes relating to insider dealing, market manipulation, recipients of market soundings, suspicious order and transaction reporting, and investment recommendations,

Molecule_structureFunds Europe presents data about some of the specialist fund administrators that oversee assets for private equity and real estate investors in Europe. There is also a directory of providers and a Q&A with a number of the firm’s senior executives.

Paolo_BrignardelloInvestment funds that power unit linked pension and life insurance products will need to be ready for PRIIPs by year-end. What strategy should they adopt?