Luxembourg’s growing role as a hub for alternative investment funds sees service providers such as TMF Group and Selectra partnering to offer a wider range of capabilities.
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.
As family offices seek exposure to alternative assets, international finance centres have an important role to play. Jersey, with its strong track record in managing family wealth and innovative, user-friendly funds regime, remains a leading choice, writes Simon Morris, Director, Funds & Institutional, IQ-EQ.
Oracle’s global head of solutions, Richard Clarkson, charts the evolution of the transfer agency model from its simple beginning to its digital future.
FundTech talks to Amundi Services’ Romain Sauvage and Gianluca Minieri about an increased demand for outsourced dealing among fund managers, driven by rising technology costs and the impact of Covid-19.
Milestone Group's chairman Geoff Hodge talks to Funds Europe about the pandemic’s long-term impact on the industry.
Recent times have seen a sea change in China’s approach to sustainability investing. But although ESG awareness is on the rise in the country, fund managers still need to do their homework, says Randy Zhou, head of research at Power Pacific Investment Management.
Traditional alpha opportunities tend to be found in underappreciated areas of the market where an expected improvement in fundamentals will lead to a re-rating of the stock.
Clearstream, the post-trade division of Deutsche Börse Group, has finalised its acquisition of a majority stake in the Fondcenter B2B fund platform from UBS.
Calastone’s chief revenue officer, Ed Lopez, tells Funds Europe money market fund investors are calling for change. Is this the start of a fund provider arms race?