A survey by Funds Europe and Fundsquare highlights the role that APIs will play in driving new models of data communication and, ultimately, transition towards a new funds marketplace.
Changes in international regulation and market volatility are posing serious questions for alternative fund managers, but fund domiciles that can provide reassurance around key issues such as substance, distribution and transparency will be well placed to respond to the needs of managers.
The funds industry recognises that outsourcing front-to-back office operations proved incredibly resilient to Covid-19, says Leonard Ollier, Head of Business Development for Asset Managers at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Funds Europe talks to Calastone’s Adam Belding about the funds network’s relationship with the nascent world of tokenisation.
Oracle’s Richard Clarkson outlines the need for transfer agencies to embrace a global system and the path to get them there.
Funds Europe talks to Hubert Zeller of UBS about its Fund Management Services hub in Luxembourg and the need for tailor-made solutions.
Emerging markets remain intriguing for institutional investors who want to increase portfolio diversification – particularly at a time of extreme market volatility and against a background of geopolitical issues. Quantitative investment strategies can help unlock specific opportunities, Arup Datta, a quant veteran at Mackenzie Investments, says.
An article for professional investors by Kavitha Ramachandran, Maitland’s Head of Business Development & Client Management – EU.
As asset managers and asset owners grapple with multiple industry challenges, a growing number are considering entrusting their currency management to a third party. But what factors should they consider when delegating this key function?
SFTR, just like EMIR, is the product of a more enhanced supervisory activity of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) in the European Union, in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 financial crises.