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Nov 24, 2023

DWS has launched the Xtrackers Physical Carbon EUA ETC Security (XEAL), a physical carbon exchange-traded commodity (ETC) that tracks the spot price performance of EU carbon emissions.

Nov 24, 2023

The European Commission has opened the Innovation Fund's 2023 call for proposals, providing a record budget of €4 billion to support the deployment of innovative decarbonisation technologies.

Nov 24, 2023

Alternative asset manager Blackstone has entered into a definitive agreement with private equity funds managed by its affiliates to acquire Civica, a provider of public sector software solutions, from Partners Group.

Nov 23, 2023

real estate investment outlook 2024The real estate sector could offer opportunities for European investors in 2024, according to market outlook.

Nov 23, 2023

ericsson green bondEricsson has issued its first green bond worth €500 million and a maturity of four and a half years.

Nov 23, 2023

Real estate investment manager Newcore Capital has strengthened its leadership team by hiring Christine Milne as finance director.

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What should investors expect in 2024?

For the year ahead we expect lower growth, lower inflation and limited interest rate easing. Find out more in AXA IM’s Outlook 2024.

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Why are managers switching fund administrator?

13% of alternative fund managers are looking to switch their fund administrator over the next 18 months. Find out why.

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This whitepaper outlines key challenges impeding the growth of private markets and explores how technological innovation, when bolstered by the operational experience and global reach of FMIs, can provide solutions to unlock access to private market funds for a growing investor base.

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Transporting goods by sea is the lowest carbon way of transporting goods. That said, the shipping sector contribute 3% of global carbon emissions, so we need it to get to net zero. Breakthrough technologies have the power to reshape the industry and drastically reduce its environmental footprint.

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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.

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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.