Citi introduces the first installment of the Cross-Border Survey, titled “UCITS at 26: Still European at Heart.” This three-part series will help clients navigate recent developments in the cross-border fund marketplace.
This background paper, co-written by The Field Effect and BNY Mellon, is the first in a series of papers which will focus on the wide-ranging collateral management market issues and opportunities currently facing financial market participants.
The twin regulatory requirements of greater transparency and asset segregation create tough challenges for distributors, fund managers and their asset servicers. A processing model based on a single omnibus account is looking less and less suitable.
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, largely expansive monetary policies and unprecedented quantitative easing experiments by the major Central Banks have created a very different investment environment, characterized by low nominal rates and negative real rates. Read more in this white paper.
The ‘rise of liquid alternatives’ is taking place in both the US and the European retail markets, and has garnered a vast amount of attention by industry participants today. These vehicles have doubled in assets in just a three year period, and currently total 1/3 of a trillion dollars.
Discover more with the white paper written by Citi’s Business Advisory Services Team that provides commentary on the current status of liquid alternatives.