Feb 10, 2020

Credit_SuisseCredit Suisse Asset Management is adding exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its investment product range in response to increasing client demand driven by platform digitalisation, the firm says.

Feb 05, 2020

Singapore_fountainHong Kong, Australia and Singapore recently introduced new corporate fund structures (the OFC, CCIV and VCC respectively), which are designed to be internationally competitive and entice asset managers to domicile investment funds in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Feb 03, 2020

Return_on_investmentA London-based boutique founded partly by a former Deutsche Bank quant expert says its new fund’s strategy, which focuses on valuations, could achieve returns two or three percentage points above global equity markets.

Feb 03, 2020

Canabis_plant2019 was a difficult year for securities lending revenue. It ticked upwards in Q3, but the market is facing friction from regulatory requirements such as the SFTR, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Jan 28, 2020

US_TreasuryInvesco has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused on securities at the shortest end of the US treasury bond market. It is the lowest cost vehicle of its kind in Europe, the fund manager has claimed.

Jan 22, 2020

Retirement_fundPension fund assets are expected to reach over $61 trillion (€55tn) over the next five years, according to a report by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi).

Jan 13, 2020

European AIFsNearly 40% of assets under management in the EU funds industry is made up of alternative investment funds (AIFs), latest figures show.

Jan 09, 2020

Global thematic fundBermuda-listed Lazard Asset Management has launched a global thematic focus fund that aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of 35 to 50 firms around the world with a market capitalisation of more than $1 billion.

Jan 06, 2020

Medical_cannabis_oilCanadian asset manager Purpose Investments has launched a Ucits medical exchange-traded fund (ETF) in what has been called a first for the European market.

Dec 19, 2019

LuxembourgNorwegian-based Storebrand Asset Management has selected Northern Trust as its asset servicing provider to its alternative investment funds and Ucits funds domiciled in Luxembourg.