fixed income

Nov 03, 2023

Chris Cummings, chief executive of The Investment Association, was named Funds Europe European Personality of the Year at the annual Funds Europe Awards on Thursday night (November 2), which took place at the Tower of London.

Nov 01, 2023

Nearly three-quarters of institutional investors will increase their allocations to private debt and structured credit in the next 12 months as they respond to challenging economic conditions, research indicates.

Oct 31, 2023

Franklin templeton active fixed income ETFsFranklin Templeton has launched three active fixed income ETFs providing exposure to bonds that support the transition to a "low-carbon future".

Oct 31, 2023

A specialist in illiquid assets anticipates that portfolio allocations to private capital could encounter friction because some investors will be unwilling to sell publicly traded bonds at a loss.

Oct 26, 2023

European council european green bond standardThe European Council has adopted the European green bond standard regulation, laying down requirements for bond issuers to voluntarily use the  ‘European green bond’ or ‘EuGB’ designation. This move is aimed at tackling greenwashing and helping advance the EU's sustainable finance market.

Oct 26, 2023

fixed incomeAsset allocators are favouring fixed income, as revealed by a study, with European and Asian gatekeepers anticipating robust demand for this asset class in the next 12 months.

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Why fund admin tech is a key competitive advantage

Cian Hyland, Strategic Client Relationship Director at Deep Pool Financial Solutions spoke to us about how technology enables efficient data management, reporting automation and secure data access.

Insights from State Street

Cuan Coulter, Global Head of Asset Managers and Head of UK and Ireland at State Street, discusses how fund managers decide between the two cross-border fund domiciles, namely Ireland and Luxembourg, and why asset managers find managing data so difficult.

Unlocking access to private markets

Vincent Clause, who heads the global funds strategy at Euroclear and David Genn, CEO of Goji, sit down with Funds Europe to explain how technological innovation, bolstered by operational experience and global reach, can provide solutions that unlock access to private markets.

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Claire Felgate, a specialist in UK defined contribution pension schemes at asset manager BlackRock, talks with Funds Europe editor Nick Fitzpatrick about how - and the pace at which - DC pension schemes are adapting to the requirements of sustainable investment.

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