June 2021

Editorial: Third-party threats

With the severity of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure on the rise, venture capital investment in cyber-security firms is growing. There were $6 billion...

A new outsourcing model is helping buy-side rise above competition

The increasingly complex marketplace is pressuring asset managers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Léonard Ollier of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) explains how...

Sponsored feature: Gender-lens investing – less talk and more action needed

Gender-lens investing (GLI) was first coined in 2009, making it a fairly new concept, but one that has swiftly gained traction among progressive investors....

Opinion: Farewell to all that

All good things must come to an end. From next month, I’m handing this column over to Liz Pfeuti. It’s been a pleasure –...

Cybersecurity: How hackers could spark the next crisis

Hackers can spend months inside a financial firm’s systems, diverting money. As Alex Rolandi reports, this is a concern to all funds industry actors, from...

Driving a digital transformation

Funds Europe talks to Calastone’s Simon Keefe about asset managers’ digital transformation journeys and how their service providers can support them. Digital transformation has long...

Interview: Fisch AM – “A special kind of animal”

Juerg Sturzenegger, chief executive officer of Fisch Asset Management, talks to Alex Rolandi about the challenges of the pandemic, the pros and cons of...

Inside view: London as an ESG hub

Edison Group's managing director Robert Murphy considers the UK’s financial policy post-Brexit, and says creating an ESG hub might improve the country’s chances of...

Sponsored feature: Supporting the journey towards sustainability

Demand for sustainable investment solutions has grown substantially in recent years, with more investors embracing ESG strategies to meet their sustainability goals. BlackRock iShares’...

Cryptocurrencies: A ripple in the crypto universe

Cryptocurrencies continue to multiply and divide attention. Fiona Nicolson goes beyond bitcoin to cast a light on four other currencies. Cryptocurrency literally means ‘secret’ currency....

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