Digital assets will profoundly transform the financial ecosystem. Industry participants, institutional investors and asset managers will soon experience those changes and need to consider the opportunities and risks that the new digital paradigm presents to their existing approaches. It is no longer a question of when digital assets will bring change, but a question of how.
An aversion to hype and commitment to value continue to drive performance at a pioneering environmental thematic manager.
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become increasingly complex. Data is at the heart of this transformation.
As asset managers grapple with new digital technology, FundsTech talks to Calastone’s Adam Belding about the importance of software architecture and the benefits of microservices.
Investors with the right strategic approach can benefit from the breadth of high-quality Chinese bonds. BlackRock and FTSE Russell analyse some of the key considerations.
The volume and complexity of regulatory reporting has increased exponentially since the 2008 financial crisis, causing significant challenges for the wider funds industry. Asset managers face headwinds from a number of quarters; now add to that the deluge of regulatory reporting due to come into force in July 2022.
Class action lawsuits are no longer just a US phenomenon. Steve Cirami, of Broadridge Financial Solutions, explains that they are a global legal trend enabling institutional investors to recover losses and maximise returns worldwide.
Kipp Cummins, head of EMEA fixed income and vice president at Dimensional Fund Advisors, talks about how fixed income can continue to play an important role in portfolios even with rates at all-time lows.
Europe’s sustainable investment rules and demand from international fund managers to enter the EU are two reasons why law firm and Legaltech and Regtech provider Zeidler Group launched a dedicated funds structuring team. Elisa Forletta-Fehrenberg, Head of ESG and Sebastien Moies, Head of Fund Structuring, explain.
An investment book of records has become the most efficient solution for managing a complex web of service providers in real time – and providing efficient oversight to meet regulators’ needs. By Ben Pumfrett, head of product and profitability at RBC Investor & Treasury Services.