Opinion

Operational Challenges – Asset managers must solve data challenges at scale

Ian Manocha, CEO of Gresham Technologies (a London Stock Exchange listed firm), explains that asset managers must solve data challenges at scale. Ahead of Sibos 2022...

What a waste of energy

There’s no ‘off’ switch on our TV. If we want to turn the thing off entirely, and stop sucking the increasingly expensive energy out...

Outsourcing: Why asset managers are rethinking operating models

Outsourcing is no longer taboo, according to Linedata’s Anup Kumar. Nearly a third of investment firms are looking into outsourcing opportunities for their middle office...

The ‘fair’ in ‘fair value’

In the past couple of decades, I have heard the term “fair value” countless times. From fund managers explaining why they have bought/sold a...

Innovation’s lunatic fringe

What did you do with the placentas you ended up with when your children were born? With all the nutrients in one of these...

The importance of domicile for emerging managers

For emerging managers – any firm newly launching into the asset management market – choosing partners is a crucial exercise, and that includes the...

A world of complaints

This quarter, I will set foot on at least three continents as business travel shuttles me around the earth. From trade shows and conferences,...

ESG and the Coastal Paradox

About 18 months ago, I hosted a virtual panel of international investors, comprising fund managers, asset owners and assorted other industry figures. “Of course,...

The perils of misremembering

Wisdom is found in the most unlikely of places.  In the 1992 classic, Sweating Bullets, the lead singer of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, opines that “Hindsight...

The need to make climate targets easy

If you want something to be successful, make it easy for someone to use. Drive-through restaurants, remote controls and tea bags all make everyday...

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The tension between urgency and inaction will continue to influence sustainability discussions in 2024, as reflected in the trends report from S&P Global.
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CLOUD DATA PLATFORMS

Luxembourg is one of the world’s premiere centres for cross-border distribution of investment funds. Read our special regional coverage, coinciding with the annual ALFI European Asset Management Conference.
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