Annie Shum, institutional business deputy head at CSOP Asset Management, examines the institutionalisation and internationalisation of China’s capital market, setting up shop in Singapore and the appeal of the city state’s recently launched Variable Capital Company.
A passion for technology shone through from early in the discussion when Bob Currie talked to Stephanie Miller, chief executive officer of service provider Intertrust, about its ambitious plans for the decade ahead.
Over the years Ana Harris of SSGA has seen environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing wax and wane. Now a key feature of today’s investment landscape, the managing director of the $2.9 trillion investment giant tells Romil Patel why measuring beyond pure performance is imperative for full-scale impact.
Yves Perrier, the CEO of Europe’s largest asset manager, sees climate change in his own back yard. He talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about ESG, diversity and his plans to compete with BlackRock’s tech platform.
Matt Shafer, head of international distribution at Natixis Investment Managers, tells Funds Europe about the benefits of Natixis’s multi-affiliate model and business opportunities over the next few years.
Active management and sub-advisory mandates are helping medium-sized firms like Investec AM (soon to be renamed Ninety One) survive the ongoing ‘fund cull’ as distributors gravitate to larger managers.