July-August 2018

EDITORIAL: Location, location…

Ireland looks ever more likely to be the main funds beneficiary of Brexit. Martin Gilbert, co-chief of Standard Life Aberdeen, has tipped it for...

OPINION: Speak out on Brexit

As I write, its 31⁰C in Glasgow. Seriously. “It’s like being on the continent,” says my dad, an 89 year-old Europhile. Except of course...

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCIES: All in it together?

Without the key ingredient of industry collaboration, fund management back and middle offices will not be operationally efficient. Tim Steele looks at the industry’s...

BUY-SIDE TRADING: All systems algo

The world of the buy-side trader is changing. JP Morgan AM has seen its headcount fall, but trade volumes rise – and more managers...

WISDOMTREE INTERVIEW: Talking about an evolution

Following its acquisition of ETF Securities’ European business, WisdomTree founder Jonathan Steinberg talks to Mark Latham about the ETF industry’s future and the firm’s...

US INSIDE VIEW: Why you shouldn’t fear rising yields

Paul Jackson of Invesco explains why he thinks equity indices will rise in tandem with higher bond yields (for now, at least) despite a...

REGULATION: A continent-wide market

The US is still a prize to be won for many European asset managers. Arguably its regulatory cost will be lower than Europe due...

SPONSORED FEATURE: The tailwind for hard assets

Global economic growth could give momentum to commodities and natural resource equities, known as ‘hard assets’, says VanEck managing director Philipp Schlegel. Although commodities and...

INTERVIEW: Meeting the standard

Nicholas Pratt talks to Justin Partington of specialist administrator SGG about global expansion, private equity standardisation and the threat of disruption. Convergence between the alternatives...

INSIDE VIEW: Are Poland’s new pensions fit for purpose?

Poland’s latest attempt to solve its pension problem could see fund managers raising €2 billion a year in contributions. But the system has its...

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