Feb 03, 2020

Merging_blocksFederated Investors and Hermes Investment Management have combined their names to become Federated Hermes.

Feb 03, 2020

Return_on_investmentA London-based boutique founded partly by a former Deutsche Bank quant expert says its new fund’s strategy, which focuses on valuations, could achieve returns two or three percentage points above global equity markets.

Feb 03, 2020

Nick-FitzpatrickPeople have become used to asset managers claiming ESG principles run through their “entire” investment process – and this year shows mounting pressure for that process to extend to securities lending.

Feb 03, 2020

Canabis_plant2019 was a difficult year for securities lending revenue. It ticked upwards in Q3, but the market is facing friction from regulatory requirements such as the SFTR, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Jan 29, 2020

Exchange traded fund ETFThe European exchange-traded fund (ETF) market reached a “record” high last year as overall inflows surpassed €100 billion for the first time, according to new data.

Jan 27, 2020

UnconstrainedBlackRock has launched an unconstrained equity fund that will invest in 20-30 companies with “exceptional” global businesses.

Jan 22, 2020

Shanghai-Stock-ExchangeAxa Investment Managers has set up a fund designed to give European investors access to Chinese equities.

Jan 20, 2020

Conforama_retail_warehouse_MadridAsset management firm Barings has bought a prime retail warehouse in Madrid for unnamed institutional investors.

Jan 13, 2020

Private_equityPrivate equity fund managers have reduced the pace of their deal-making amid “sky-high” valuations and another record year in 2019 for ‘dry powder’.

Jan 09, 2020

Hedge funds strong returnsHedge funds last year delivered their strongest returns since 2009.