NEWS

Dec 20, 2010

windfarm_410Dutch pension fund PGGM got together with Dutch Ampère Equity Fund, managed by Triodos Investment Management, to acquire a 24.8% stake in a windfarm for around £16m (€18.8m).

Dec 20, 2010

Natixis_IDFCNatixis Global Asset Management is to acquire 25% of IDFC Asset Management Company, an Indian firm with around $4.4bn in assets under management.

Dec 20, 2010

Alfi_Thommes_KremerLuxembourg has become the first country in the EU to pass Ucits IV laws. The Luxembourg Parliament ratified the Ucits regulations on 16 December, almost 25 years after the first Ucits directive was adopted on 16 December 1985.

Dec 20, 2010

Water_tapInvestors accelerated flows into equity funds from bond funds in the week ending December 15 in light of uncertainty about Eurozone debt, US municipal finances and Chinese monetary policy.

Dec 20, 2010

ETFsAssets in US-listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs) broke through the $1trn (€758bn) milestone reaching $1.027 trillion for the first time on 16 December 2010.

Dec 20, 2010

baby_briefcase_410A snowy end to a strange year. Anyone who thought the global financial crisis was over in Europe had to think again when Greece had to be bailed out. And again when it was Ireland's turn.

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