François Millet, head of ETF and index product development at Lyxor Asset Management, looks at one of the major investment themes of the year and discusses why ETF assets under management have doubled in the past five years.
With ever-increasing reporting obligations, asset managers have less time to focus on their core strengths. So, what can firms do ease the regulatory load? Robert Brimeyer, chief operating officer of Alter Domus, discusses some of the options.
BlackRock’s Manuela Sperandeo explains how factor investing can be used to pursue outperformance in different market environments.
Funds Europe talks to Robert Hennessy of SuMi TRUST about AIFMD, UCITS V and some of the regulatory challenges that lie ahead for Irish domiciled funds and their service providers.
James McEvoy of Alter Domus talks to Nicholas Pratt about the company’s authorisation to provide specialist fund administration services in Ireland.
China has one of the most under-represented and under-serviced financial markets. Yet beneath the veneer of abundant treasures, the ‘China opportunity’ remains contentious. TF Cheng, head of Greater China business, BNP Paribas Investment Partners asks, is it hype or reality?
Fund manager Mickaël Tricot speaks about the results of the second Amundi/Funds Europe emerging markets survey, which focuses on valuations, growth and volatility.
Thinking about investments in terms of beating a specific market benchmark has served many very well in the past, but that does not mean such an approach will be appropriate in the future.
The potential impact of MiFID II on product governance led to lively discussions at the Euroclear/Funds Europe roundtable, with one likely challenge in particular concentrating participants’ minds.
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