Kieran Dowling of Northern Trust, talks with Funds Europe about some of the issues raised in a recent Luxembourg asset servicing roundtable that covered technology, fund governance, and the revision to the AIFMD.
The next decade could see the emergence of the ‘Blackstones’ and ‘BlackRocks’ of Africa due to the tremendous demographic change taking place there, says Nimrod Gerber, managing partner at Vital Capital. But there should also be greater scrutiny of impact investing.
A lag exists between asset managers who want to move on digital assets, and back offices that are working to be operationally ready, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds. Plus, tables from our 2021 asset servicing survey.
Investment trusts have been around for more than 150 years, but some of their attractions became more apparent in the pandemic. Our expert panel discussed the virtues of such products and how they can be communicated to investors.
A survey of ESG data vendors shows data for complying with EU sustainability rules is “patchy” and challenges are likely to persist for some time, says Patrick Rooney, senior regulatory affairs manager at Irish Funds.
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