Mar 21, 2022

MergersConsolidation between asset management firms is overwhelmingly expected to increase. Operational challenges remain thanks to legacy systems. But in a recent webinar - which included the COO of asset manager BlueBay - Nik Pratt finds that data consolidation is gaining in focus.

Mar 17, 2022

Aldinger-DaemgenThe European Commission recently issued a proposal for an overhaul of the AIFMD, generally known as AIFMD II. While some of the suggested changes had been expected, others were not entirely in line with previous feedback provided by, among others, the pan-European regulator or KPMG, which was tasked with assessing the efficacy of the current framework and found no material deficiencies.

Mar 14, 2022

PuzzleGreen bonds and sustainable funds have been having a boon period, but work still needs to be done to cement an orderly and sustainable transition, writes Pete Carvill.

Mar 14, 2022

Private_jetCampaigners are questioning an asset manager’s commitment to ESG because it owns a private airport used by ultra-wealthy people. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 14, 2022

InvestingThe image of investment trusts as dated and inaccessible fails to do them justice, as investors are increasingly discovering. By Ellie Duncan and Tom Higgins.

Mar 14, 2022

Bastien_Voisin_and_Yann_RicardThree sets of rules have been proposed to prevent the misuse of shell entities for improper tax purposes. Bastien Voisin (pictured left) and Yann Ricard of law firm Goodwin explain.


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Executive Video Interviews

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.