Nordic Report 2010

SUB-CUSTODY: Custodians tighten the reins

They were thrust under the microscope following the Madoff scandal, and consequently custodians themselves are now exercising far greater scrutiny of potential clients, writes...

THE BALTICS: On the up

The Baltics were hit particularly hard by the global financial crisis, but they seem to be turning a corner, with Estonia leading the way,...

INTERVIEW: Hads are tied

Nordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed....

ACTIVE vs PASSIVE: Return of the active heroes

Investors disillusioned by the poor performance of active management began to favour passive strategies. But in the Nordics alpha-hunters may be en vogue once...

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS: Trying to be different

Nordic investors are looking to increase their alternatives holdings, but their hands are tied by regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to fund managers about...

NORDICS OVERVIEW: Quick recovery

The fund industry in the Nordic region is alive and well. The recovery in the wake of the financial crisis was quick and fund...

ASSET SERVICING: The changing face of Nordic custody

Nordic custodians are having to grapple with new regulation on a European level and changes within the Nordic landscape itself. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks...

YNGVE SLYNGSTAD: Alternatives get the thumbs up

The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is the second largest in the world and the industry is always on the lookout for its next move....

NORDICS ROUNDTABLE: Exploring the new Nordic landscape

The Nordic market has held up well in the crisis, but investment managers and asset servicers in the region have a few changes to...

NORTHERN TRUST PROFILE: The personal touch

Madeleine Senior (Northern Trust): "As we are one of the top ten passive managers in the world, with over US$600bn under management, we have...

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