alternatives

Oct 01, 2008

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sep 30, 2008

There were signs that alternative asset classes might finally take off in Scandinavia and Iceland. But the events of recent weeks could set the agenda back. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sep 23, 2008

chakar.jpgNadine Chakar

head of EMEA

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing

 

Sustained and significant reinvestment in your business, ongoing innovation, maintaining service excellence: these are, and will be, the challenges.

We need to deliver to asset managers ever more sophisticated solutions - encompassing a broad array of instruments and fund structures across multiple European markets, and seamlessly delivered and...

Sep 04, 2008

Lombard Odier sought US value managers for European and global funds, preferring their more dogged approach to the investment style. The bank has also shown the industry how to make solid distribution partnerships, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Aug 11, 2008

ETFs have given investors simple access to a wide range of assets. But private equity and hedge funds are proving a challenge for providers, reports Angele Spiteri Paris ...

Aug 04, 2008

Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the growth in alternative indices and finds how innovation will help asset managers compete against investment banks to provide structured products ...

Jun 25, 2008

Battered by the credit crunch, Europe’s real estate players are increasingly looking at cross-border property investment. Fiona Rintoul sees the plus points of assembling an international portfolio – as well as the pitfalls ...

Jun 25, 2008

There is a tendency to see alpha as just another word for active management. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds alpha is about more than just beating a benchmark return ...

Jun 03, 2008

Jean-Baptiste de Franssu (pictured, and interviewed before FundForum Barcelona) tells Angele Spiteri Paris that regaining lost assets is a priority after the sub-prime damage. But stunted open architecture, churning by funds of funds and a lack of DC take-up are major challenges ...

Jun 03, 2008

UBS’s asset management business has had a difficult few months. But there are signs of support from its critical Swiss investor base, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

 

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