fund governance

May 11, 2022

Dirt_roadAmid heightened concerns about greenwashing, the funds industry’s stance on climate investing has come under increasing scrutiny. Pete Carvill looks at two studies in particular and asks how the landscape has changed since they were published.

May 11, 2022

VotingLast year’s AGM season was meant to see a leap forward in the spread of shareholder democracy – but instead it exposed “alarming” new obstacles for individual investors, says Arnaud Houdmont of Better Finance.

Mar 31, 2022

Ireland ManCoWaystone, a provider of external management company (“ManCo”) services, claims to be the first ManCo provider to purchase a specialist fund administration company.

Feb 28, 2022

LGT, the private banking and asset management group owned by the Liechtenstein Princely Family, has launched a dedicated team for UK-based asset managers interested in setting up private label funds domiciled in Liechtenstein.

Jan 25, 2022

acquisitionCarne Group, a provider of third-party management company services - known as 'ManCos' - is to acquire The Asset Management Exchange (AMX) from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) for an undisclosed sum.

Jul 29, 2021

gender_pension_gapPensions for women in Britain held with Legal & General (L&G) are smaller than those of their male counterparts across every age bracket, with the situation “significantly deteriorating” the closer they get to retirement, research has revealed.

Jun 17, 2021

Waystone MancoWaystone, a third-party management company (ManCo) provider, says it is extending its services from the fund level to the corporate level following a four-way merger between compliance providers.

May 10, 2021

Tim_MorganWhile the events of 2020/21 threw up a host of considerations for alternative funds professionals, the reality is not so much that Covid-19 has changed the trajectory for fund domiciles, but rather that it has accelerated certain trends.

Dec 22, 2020

AI_investingThe artificial intelligence tipping point for portfolio management is not here yet, but the technology’s role in emulating human investment decision-making processes is becoming more prevalent in the fund industry.

Oct 22, 2020

Ireland fund governancePat Lardner, the CEO of the Irish Funds industry association, reacted to a critical regulatory report on fund governance by saying the country had "justifiably earned" a reputation as a credible fund centre.