Mar 30, 2020

HandshakeLondon-headquartered RWC Partners has recruited Nick Clay to lead a new global equity income team.

Mar 26, 2020

Global_assetsAssets in regulated open-ended fund assets worldwide increased 3.1% to €52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to figures published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 25, 2020

Mutual_fundsLong-term mutual funds in Europe in February saw net inflows of €22.6 billion, with bond funds – which saw net inflows of €30.4 billion – the best-selling individual asset type.

Mar 24, 2020

Active_passive_roadsignsAmidst ongoing volatility sparked by the Covid-19 outbreak, a report has claimed that active equity managers have “significantly” outperformed broad markets during downturns over the last 25 years.

Mar 23, 2020

defined contribution (DC) pension schemesGreater participation by defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in private markets is important as public equities reduce in number – but their involvement is also restricted by the regulatory focus on fees, according to investment professionals.

Mar 20, 2020

Alice_in_WonderlandLuxembourg’s alternatives business is flourishing. But for reasons beyond the Grand Duchy’s control, European investors may not be benefiting from the broader global growth in these assets, says Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 17, 2020

Spanish_flagsThe Spanish investment industry saw its overall assets under management (AuM) fall by just over 2% by the end of February, according to data from the country’s local funds trade body Inverco.

Mar 17, 2020

COVID 19Throughout the coronavirus crisis, Funds Europe presents some of the best market commentary from fund professionals. Today Manraj Sekhon, CIO of Franklin Templeton emerging markets equity team, says aggressive actions in China have now largely contained coronavirus there.

Mar 16, 2020

Carbon_footprintLombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) is launching an equities strategy related to carbon transition.

Mar 13, 2020

CoronavirusThe impact of coronavirus was eventually priced in. Perhaps the reason it took so long was because computer-led strategies were distorting prices. Alex Rolandi investigates.