Some 47% of respondents to a Funds Europe 'Emerging Managers Survey' – which solicited the opinions of emerging managers with less than £300 million in assets – ranked service quality as the important factor for choosing a fund domicile when asked to choose their top-three dealbreakers.
Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are expected to grow in importance as key sources of investment into private equity in the coming year, when pension funds are said to be reducing their asset allocation to private markets.
The annual Funds Europe Awards ceremony took place on November 10th at the iconic Tower of London. The event was hosted by Samira Ahmed, the journalist and broadcaster whose work mainly covers BBC television and radio.
Following our head-to-head Paris discussion Funds Europe spoke to two more major French industry leaders at Amundi and Axa IM. Topics for discussion included the ‘new abnormal’ business environment, ESG and the success of French funds.
Recessions and greenwashing scandals will blow over. What matters is how asset managers dynamically resize risks and opportunities, shore up credibility, comply with regulations and prepare for the next 10-15 years of rapid growth. By Abhik Pal and Rahul Agarwal.
Sandro Pierri and Joseph Pinto are two of the most senior executives in European asset management. Both are based in Paris. In our special head-to-head feature, they discuss the asset management industry as it enters 2023.