The nature of the ESG data challenge has shifted from lack of information to issues with quality and consistency. Open servicing platforms can help tackle these issues while connecting investors and managers with a wider range of providers, says BNP Paribas Securities Services.
How investors can reform markets and help combat climate change
Shortcomings in net asset value oversight are a risk to the industry, and heightened regulation is making proper oversight essential, experts on a recent Funds Europe webinar said.
Digital assets will profoundly transform the financial ecosystem. Industry participants, institutional investors and asset managers will soon experience those changes and need to consider the opportunities and risks that the new digital paradigm presents to their existing approaches. It is no longer a question of when digital assets will bring change, but a question of how.
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become increasingly complex. Data is at the heart of this transformation.
Class action lawsuits are no longer just a US phenomenon. Steve Cirami, of Broadridge Financial Solutions, explains that they are a global legal trend enabling institutional investors to recover losses and maximise returns worldwide.
Kipp Cummins, head of EMEA fixed income and vice president at Dimensional Fund Advisors, talks about how fixed income can continue to play an important role in portfolios even with rates at all-time lows.
Europe’s sustainable investment rules and demand from international fund managers to enter the EU are two reasons why law firm and Legaltech and Regtech provider Zeidler Group launched a dedicated funds structuring team. Elisa Forletta-Fehrenberg, Head of ESG and Sebastien Moies, Head of Fund Structuring, explain.
Funds Europe talks to Amundi Technology’s Matthieu Keip about Le Lab and its goal to put innovation at the heart of the firm’s activity.
The coronavirus pandemic has spurred companies to upgrade their digital capabilities, boosting productivity and creating investment opportunities in previously overlooked niches.
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.
Watch 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.