In a recent survey conducted by Northern Trust, 85% of 300 global asset managers responded that they have already outsourced their trading desk or are interested in doing so in the future.
Gopi Karunakaran manages bond portfolios at Ardea Investment Management and says insurers can potentially enhance yields with a lower level risk in their fixed income portfolios.
Private equity investors plan to ramp up their investments in the Asia-Pacific region by 11% in 2020, according to Preqin Pro data shared during our August webinar on private markets and alternatives in APAC.
As Northern Trust celebrates 20 years in Ireland, Funds Europe speaks with country head Meliosa O’Caoimh about the firm’s journey in the country, and what her hopes are for the future.
Funds Europe talks to ACOLIN's Daniel Häfele about excessive regulation in the cross-border funds distribution market and the overdue adoption of digital technology.
Investment flows into China will accelerate over the coming 12 months, despite concerns about a slowing global economy and the impact of US-trade tensions, according to early findings of a Funds Europe survey being conducted in partnership with Standard Chartered.
A Funds Europe webinar, in association with Backstop Solutions, discussed how fund managers are using technology to adapt to problems as diverse as capital raising and operational due diligence in the absence of face-to-face meetings.
How to invest in a time of Covid-19 is a question that affects us all. In this webinar, Mathieu Savary, strategist at BCA Research, joined Funds Europe’s contributing editor, Fiona Rintoul, to discuss the outlook for the global economy and for different asset classes in the wake of Covid-19.
Changes in international regulation and market volatility are posing serious questions for alternative fund managers, but fund domiciles that can provide reassurance around key issues such as substance, distribution and transparency will be well placed to respond to the needs of managers.
The funds industry recognises that outsourcing front-to-back office operations proved incredibly resilient to Covid-19, says Leonard Ollier, Head of Business Development for Asset Managers at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Why fund admin tech is a key competitive advantage
Cian Hyland, Strategic Client Relationship Director at Deep Pool Financial Solutions spoke to us about how technology enables efficient data management, reporting automation and secure data access.
Insights from State Street
Cuan Coulter, Global Head of Asset Managers and Head of UK and Ireland at State Street, discusses how fund managers decide between the two cross-border fund domiciles, namely Ireland and Luxembourg, and why asset managers find managing data so difficult.
Unlocking access to private markets
Vincent Clause, who heads the global funds strategy at Euroclear and David Genn, CEO of Goji, sit down with Funds Europe to explain how technological innovation, bolstered by operational experience and global reach, can provide solutions that unlock access to private markets.
Sustainable investing in the DC world
Claire Felgate, a specialist in UK defined contribution pension schemes at asset manager BlackRock, talks with Funds Europe editor Nick Fitzpatrick about how - and the pace at which - DC pension schemes are adapting to the requirements of sustainable investment.
Join our webinar for a deep dive into the findings of the fresh-off-the-press EU Taxonomy 2023 Insights Report, based on Clarity AI's best-in-class coverage of EU Taxonomy reported data and CDP industry-leading environmental datasets.
In this webinar, we discuss tools for optimising fund data management and distribution, the role of global fund classifications and ratings, and how technology and automation enhance data integrity and insights.