The increasingly complex marketplace is pressuring asset managers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Léonard Ollier of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) explains how managers can fully equip their needs by outsourcing their front-to-back office.
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. Just like ESG, GLI looks beyond financial returns when making investment decisions.
Funds Europe talks to Calastone’s Simon Keefe about asset managers’ digital transformation journeys and how their service providers can support them.
Outsourced service provider and alternative investment fund manager, Alter Domus, explains why it is looking to Ireland and what makes outsourcing so attractive.
Demand for sustainable investment solutions has grown substantially in recent years, with more investors embracing ESG strategies to meet their sustainability goals. BlackRock iShares’ Armit Bhambra and MSCI’s Mark Guirey explain how they work together to speed this process along.
Companies cannot thrive without healthy and happy employees, consumers, and communities. Investors must use their influence with companies and other stakeholders to ensure the basic rights of these groups are respected.
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for performance, as well as meaning. These increasingly sought-after real assets are facing unprecedented momentum and volumes.
Europe may be ahead on ESG regulation, but the U.S. is also moving fast. Challenges to ESG reporting can be overcome by using an innovative asset servicing provider, says Mike McCabe of MUFG Investor Services.
As specialist high yield manager DDJ Capital Management marks its 25th anniversary, we look at the investment process developed by its co-founder.
The fund industry needs to grow its relationship with retail clients but today the end investor is still hidden behind a difficult and resource-consuming process. Paolo Brignardello, Chief Commercial Officer of FundsDLT, explains that by focusing on the investor and deploying next-generation infrastructure all actors stand to benefit.