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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.
Emerging markets remain intriguing for institutional investors who want to increase portfolio diversification – particularly at a time of extreme market volatility and against a background of geopolitical issues. Quantitative investment strategies can help unlock specific opportunities, Arup Datta, a quant veteran at Mackenzie Investments, says.
As asset managers and asset owners grapple with multiple industry challenges, a growing number are considering entrusting their currency management to a third party. But what factors should they consider when delegating this key function?