2020 has been a challenging year for the alternative investment funds sector. The Covid-19 pandemic has created volatility and uncertainty, causing mismatches in pricing and valuations – and some concerns for investors.
A strategic alliance with the fintech firm Kurtosys looks set to deliver substantial benefits, Fundsquare’s senior business and relationship development manager, Namir Yeroham, tells Funds Europe.
Yo Takatsuki, head of ESG research and active ownership at AXA Investment Managers, explains the most effective ways to achieve tangible outcomes.
In a recent survey conducted by Northern Trust, 85% of 300 global asset managers responded that they have already outsourced their trading desk or are interested in doing so in the future.
Gopi Karunakaran manages bond portfolios at Ardea Investment Management and says insurers can potentially enhance yields with a lower level risk in their fixed income portfolios.
In July this year we learned that the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) had asked the European Commission for a further delay to the Settlement Discipline Regime (SDR) to 1 February 2022.