investment strategy

Nov 15, 2017

OlivesParis-based asset manager Amundi has launched a private debt fund for professional investors, backed by physical stocks in Italian luxury food products.

Nov 14, 2017

Multi-asset investing BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPPAM) has created a 130-strong investment group focused partly on multi-asset investing and solutions.

Nov 14, 2017

Private_equityPrivate equity saw another quarter of nearly 4% returns, according to one index, which showed that European investments benefitted from a weaker dollar.

Nov 14, 2017

Hedge-fundJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) said its first launches since entering the European ETF business will be the first in Europe to try to deliver returns similar to hedge funds.

Nov 14, 2017

SRI fundCandriam Investors Group has added to the nascent market in socially responsible investment (SRI) funds that invest in bonds.

Nov 14, 2017

Nick-FitzpatrickThe french funds industry is one of the most dynamic in Europe. Led by a sleek regulator and an active trade body, the industry has created initiatives around distribution and fintech – and even had the audacity to try to attract more firms away from London!

Nov 14, 2017

Arc_de_TriompheAlong with the rollout of technology, the never-ending drip feed of regulation is keeping French asset servicing firms on their toes. In paris, Mark Latham talks to the key players.

Nov 14, 2017

Wind_farmYears of persistently low interest rates, combined with the new era of socially responsible investing, have forced French asset managers to be increasingly creative in the search for yield, finds Mark Latham.

Nov 14, 2017

MazeFor all the talk of rate normalisation, bond managers do not see an end to stimulus just yet. Fiona Rintoul looks at how portfolios are positioned at this confusing moment.

Nov 14, 2017

MiFID_II_deadlineMiFID II comes into force in two months’ time. Catherine Lafferty asks how prepared the funds industry is to meet the target market requirements.

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