real estate

Mar 19, 2014

Signing contractIpes, a fund administrator for alternative asset classes, has formed a partnership with Standish from the US that will help American private equity managers access the new regulatory environment for

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy's new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 17, 2014

Trapeze womanRisk profiles of alternative investment funds are completely different than those for Ucits products. This is an issue vital to the success of the AIFMD brand, say Norddine Bennani and Dominique Marchal, of Bennani & Marchal Associates.

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is and how blind dating introducing clients to a corporate network is becoming increasingly popular. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Mar 17, 2014

Global chartsStandard Life Investments has opened an absolute return portfolio to wider institutional investors.

Mar 17, 2014

Asia_globeLa Française, a Paris-based asset manager with €41 billion under management, has appointed a head of sales for Asia and is registering funds for sale in the region.

Mar 14, 2014

Pakistan flagIn 2013 frontier markets surged, seemingly out of nowhere. Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund managers why it happened.

Mar 14, 2014

LuxembourgIt's no surprise that regulation will again dominate the agenda at the spring conference of the Luxembourg funds association. We ask key figures what they expect to be discussed.

Mar 14, 2014

ShipCommon risk measures provide little information about causes of risk in portfolios. Lionel Martellini and Romain Deguest, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, highlight academic work on the relationship between diversification and risk.

Feb 25, 2014

real-estateMost asset owners have some misalignment in their real estate policy benchmarks giving them an inaccurate view of exposures, says MSCI, an index provider.

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