Global Industry 2017

EDITORIAL: Fund blockbuster

The direction of travel under MiFID II is firmly in motion. Distributors are selecting from fewer funds and scaling back the number of asset...

INTERVIEW: The power of two

Campbell Fleming, head of distribution at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses the practicalities of the Aberdeen/Standard Life merger, what to expect next and why more...

INVESTMENT: An important engagement

If there’s one crucial global issue that fund managers are central to, it is ESG. Responsible investing is emerging as one of the largest...

US ROUNDTABLE: One regulatory regime, almost

Our New York panel discusses difficulties with international distribution, plus we hear a cautionary tale about factor analysis. Thomas Darnowski (head of product development, Schroders)Jonathan...

INTERVIEW: Forever active

Two years into his job as Schroders’ global head of distribution, John Troiano tells Mark Latham about how the firm continues to buck the...

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Natixis’ new boss aims for growth in Europe and Asia

Jean Raby, the new head of Natixis Global Asset Management, tells Mark Latham of his plans to turn the group into a truly pan-European operator. Back...

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: The view from the east

Pan-Asian fund passporting, cash-rich corporates and an ageing population were among the topics discussed by our Asian panel. Chaired by Funds Global Asia editor...

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: The rise and rise of Europe’s largest fund house

Amundi chief Yves Perrier opens up to Mark Latham about his ambitious plans to expand in Europe and Asia following the firm’s mega-merger with...

INTERVIEW: Many special requests

Investec’s Richard Garland talks to Tim Steele about an industry adjusting to fee pressure and which is now at a Napster-style inflection point. In 1999,...

ANALYSIS: The big get bigger

The world’s top three asset managers have extended their lead. To compete, others are merging. Recent decades have seen inequality rise in the developed world....

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