Handshake and money

JTC Group invests in Asian alliance partner Kensington Trust Group

JTC Group has made an investment in Kensington Trust Group (KTG), enhancing the alliance between the two companies which commenced in early 2013.  »


Regulation

NAPF welcomes improvements to governance of contract-based schemes

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has welcomed the focus on better governance in contract-based schemes in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) consultation on proposed rules for independent governance committees. »


Coins

Prudential Investments launches Prudential Income Builder Fund

Prudential Investments has launched the Prudential Income Builder Fund, offering investors the potential for income and long-term capital growth by investing primarily in income-focused equity, fixed income and non-traditional investments. »


Ross Ellis, SEI

Reinventing Buy-side Infrastructure: Buy vs Build has given way to Partner or Perish

By Ross Ellis (pictured), SEI – The asset management industry is going through a transformative period dominated by two somewhat conflicting trends: growth and uncertainty. »


Number 6

Exclusive invitation to S&P Capital IQ’s 6th London Alpha Series Event – Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets


Hedgeweek is working in collaboration with S&P Capital IQ on its forthcoming “6th Alpha Series Event” entitled: Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets.  »


Up arrow

Separately managed accounts see surge in institutional investor appetite

There has been a surge in institutional investor appetite for separately managed accounts driven by the threat of negative yields, regulation, improvements in capital markets and a greater understanding of securitised assets. »


Real estate investment

Investor confidence in real estate and changing allocations

Preqin looks in detail at investors’ allocations to real estate to assess how they are changing, and how, in light of current investor sentiment, these allocations may be impacted in the coming years. »


EU flag

Continued European AM growth faces deflation and demand threats

Despite strong growth over the last five years in assets under management (AUM) in Europe, the outlook is marred by the threat of eurozone deflation and by potentially slower growth in the of core institutional investors. »


Merger

European insurers signal new wave of consolidation

More insurance companies across the EMEA region see themselves as sellers of business units rather than buyers over the next three years, according to a survey by Towers Watson and Mergermarket. »


Newspaper and money

International investors given access to Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund SICAV

International investors can now access Franklin Templeton’s first multi-manager, multi-strategy Luxembourg-registered SICAV fund focused on alternative investment strategies. »


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