Fund managers will be more reliant on their asset servicing and technology partners in the future as they look to outsource more of their operations, according to a recent Funds Europe research report.
As temperatures continue to rise, more pressure will be placed on everyone, particularly investors and other financial professionals, to factor climate change into their decision-making.
The charts in this white paper focus on environmental data. Financial professionals including economists, analysts, quants, strategists, portfolio managers and asset allocators use these data sets to inform macroeconomic and financial analysis.
Pension funds, asset managers and servicers discuss the lack of interesting sustainable investment opportunities, the SFDR’s impact on UK investors and managers, and why contextualising data is key. Chaired by Romil Patel.
Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon transition, he tells Nick Fitzpatrick.
Food security, loss of biodiversity, and veganism are some of the newer themes in ETF product development – but approaches to the themes are complex, so investors must be careful what they eat. Alex Rolandi reports.
The SFDR regulation and the administration of withholding tax have been challenges for third-party fund administrators over the past year. But in our poll of leading figures in the admin industry, we also hear there’s a better future for the ELTIF.