Alternative fund managers will find that the controversial Aifm directive will create a world-class brand just like Ucits, Ugo Bassi, the European Commission's head of asset management, tells Nick Fitzpatrick
AP7, the defined contribution default fund within Sweden's premium pension system, has gone through a significant transformation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Richard Gröttheim to find out more.
As Investec Asset Management grew from 14 people in a small Cape Town office to a manager with $80bn of AuM, COO Kim McFarland had to face down operational challenges, finds Angele Spiteri Paris.
Andy Lin is the type of person that European fund managers should get used to hearing about. If investment managers from the emerging world really are to compete globally with their developed-world counterparts for the assets of the future then Lin, the 37-year-old CEO of China Universal Asset Management, is quite likely to be visible among the vanguard.
First State Investments' new CEO Gary Withers plans to expand presence in Europe.