alternatives

Sep 20, 2022

David Sarfas IntertrustWith the Global Distribution Conference of the Luxembourg association of investment funds (Alfi) taking place this week (September 20-21), David Sarfas, country head of Luxembourg, Intertrust Group, writes about the growing demand from Ucits managers for securitisations.

Sep 20, 2022

Frank_RodenWith the Global Distribution Conference of the Luxembourg association of investment funds (Alfi) taking place this week (September 20-21), Frank Roden, head of asset managers and asset owners, Emea, BNP Paribas Securities Services in Luxembourg, gives us thought about the development of private markets.

Sep 16, 2022

DigitalisationDigitalisation is likely to grow even more rapidly over the coming years Kavitha Ramachandran, head of business development & client management (Continental Europe) at Maitland, examines the possible catalysts for Digitalisation within the context of a rapidly changing global investing and market environment. An article for professional investors only.

Sep 08, 2022

Bitcoin NANetfDespite a challenging first half of 2022 for all cryptocurrencies, a recent study found that Bitcoin is the most resilient and investor’s favourite among all.   

Sep 08, 2022

HSBC, alternativesHSBC Asset Management is making two senior appointments to its new alternatives business unit.

The firm is appointing Victoria Sharpe as head of real assets and Scott McClurg as head of private credit for its alternatives division, HSBC Alternatives.

Sep 07, 2022

AIFThe Alternative Investment Fund – or ‘AIF’ – has reached maturity since its birth a decade ago, says Jervis Smith, Luxembourg country managing director of Vistra.

Sep 01, 2022

Funds Europe's 'Emerging Managers Survey' highlights lack of available ESG expertise a challenge for new managers amid soaring appetite for sustainable strategies...

Aug 22, 2022

Established managers in the alternative funds space tend to have networks and processes in place when it comes to domicile selection, structuring options and professional support relationships.

Aug 22, 2022

A survey of up-and-coming asset managers, in association with Jersey Finance, finds that the quality of funds services, regulatory standards and costs are the most common drivers behind choosing a domicile.

Aug 22, 2022

To get a better idea of the factors influencing emerging managers when choosing a fund domicile, it helps to understand the operational challenges they face on a day-to-day basis. Funds Europe asked them what they consider to be the biggest challenges and found they are concerned about a range of issues (Fig 2).

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