Sep 20, 2018

ArrowsReverse index ETFs, small-cap ETFs, high beta ETFs: providers of smart beta ETFs are nothing if not inventive. Fiona Rintoul examines the latest trends.

Sep 20, 2018

PinchNicholas Pratt investigates the growing interest in alt beta funds – vehicles that look to automate many of the active processes carried out by hedge funds – and their relationship with smart beta.

Sep 17, 2018

Data_managementThe technology landscape for alternative asset management is markedly more capable, more comprehensive and better value than it was just a few years ago. But, perceptions continue to lag reality. It’s time to dispel the myths and embrace the power of technology to transform the alternatives industry and better serve investors.

Sep 11, 2018

JP_Morgan_LondonKarim Leguel has gained a senior role at JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), which he joined in 2014, as the firm expands its hedge funds solutions arm.

Sep 05, 2018

hedge fund fees increaseNewer hedge funds may need to adopt more innovative fee structures and reinforce marketing efforts to raise more capital, research has found.

Sep 04, 2018

RegulationNew rules for the funds industry issued by Luxembourg’s financial regulator have been broadly welcomed by sector actors in the Grand Duchy contacted by Funds Europe.

Aug 28, 2018

GAM, the investment manager that recently suspended trading in its unconstrained absolute return bond funds, said it will pay back investors in cash on potentially 87% of fund assets at the start of the liquidation process, which is now beginning.

Aug 14, 2018

Asset manager Robeco has issued a “call to action” for sustainable investment, which it claims does not detract from performance.

Aug 06, 2018

ProfitNatixis Investment Managers, which operates a multi-affiliate asset management model, reported a seventh consecutive quarter of net inflows in the firm’s latest filings, with new money reaching a three-year high.

Aug 06, 2018

BNP_Paribas_buildingDiarmuid Ryan has been appointed as global head of hedge fund services at BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS) following a consolidation of the asset servicer’s alternatives unit.