technology

CUSTODY: contract killers

Asset managers are forging more rigorous contracts with their custodians. Nick Fitzpatrick says the changes, which could affect prices, are revolutionary for an industry...

LEGAL EASE: buyout versus venture

Converging on similar sectors and forced by economic imperatives to seek out companies at a similar stage of development, buyout and venture capital... Buyout and...

MICRO CAPS: small can be beautiful

Value is coming back to micro caps, including some of the sector’s fallen angels, says Robert Marren of Nicholas Applegate... The market meltdown of 2008...

MULTI MANAGERS: a multi-tentacled grip

Could multi-managers be losing their lustre? Angèle Spiteri Paris speaks to players about the future of multi-management... With outflows of €15.4bn in Europe between June...

INVESTING IN SUNSHINE

The sun is shining brightly this morning here at my personal HQ in Glasgow (I’m lying, of course), but in the European fund industry...

TRANSFER AGENCY: The stuff of dreams

The funds industry agrees that greater automation is needed. Should it aim for the Utopia of a fully automated fund processing chain or settle...

OTC DERIVATIVES: Central clearing takes centre stage

As regulators move to standardise the complex world of derivatives, Nicholas Pratt outlines what the changes mean for fund managers The rehabilitation of the over-the-counter...

ASSET SERVICING: (2) Funds Europe panel 2009

Mark Briol • Biff Bowman • Nadine Chakar • Jaron Van Dam • Susan Ebenston • Andrew Gelb • François Marion • Rob Wright...

BACK OFFICE VIEW: the right tools for the job

"BPM is a major leap forward in the effort to reduce human error within the transactional chain, thereby improving efficiency and increasing cost effectiveness@,...

BUYSIDE TRADING 2: too dark to trade

Christoph Mast, of RCM, tells Nicholas Pratt there is a need for more data from brokers and vendors if electronic trading is to reach...

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The tension between urgency and inaction will continue to influence sustainability discussions in 2024, as reflected in the trends report from S&P Global.
FIND OUT MORE
This white paper outlines key challenges impeding the growth of private markets and explores how technological innovation can provide solutions to unlock access to private market funds for a growing…
DOWNLOAD NOW

CLOUD DATA PLATFORMS

Luxembourg is one of the world’s premiere centres for cross-border distribution of investment funds. Read our special regional coverage, coinciding with the annual ALFI European Asset Management Conference.
READ MORE