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Paul Trickett

Legal & General appoints BESTrustees to Mastertrust board

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 16:15

Legal & General Investment Management Workplace Savings has appointed BESTrustees plc to its Mastertrust Trustee Board with effect from 1 April 2015.  »

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Confluence adds two to London office

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 16:00

Confluence, a specialist in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, continues its expansion in Europe with two new additions to its London office.  »

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Miton renames multi asset funds

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 15:30

Miton has changed the names of the CF Miton Special Situations and CF Miton Strategic Portfolios to the CF Miton Defensive Multi Asset Fund, and CF Miton Cautious Multi Asset Fund, respectively. »

Nick Tolchard

Middle East intermediaries take a more cautious view on global economic growth

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 15:15

Confidence in the outlook for global economic growth has decreased significantly over the last year among Middle East intermediaries, with market volatility and geopolitical uncertainty cited as the biggest threats facing the industry in 2015. »

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TOBAM makes flagship Anti-Benchmark range accessible to investors in six new European countries

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 14:30

TOBAM, the Paris-based asset manager, has extended its access to international investors, by making seven strategies in its SICAV range available to investors in Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands and Belgium. »

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French and Italian companies risk alienating equity investors if they enact corporate governance changes, says Kames Capital

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 14:15

A series of legislative changes set to be enacted across core European countries may impact the appeal of owning equities in those regions unless the proposals are amended, Kames Capital has warned. »

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Bonds overvalued according to three quarters of investment professionals

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 14:00

The proportion of investment professionals that find Corporate Bonds overvalued has reached its highest level since the CFA Society of the UK’s (CFA UK) Valuations Index was introduced three years ago.  »

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Principal Financial Group names Hochschild to board of directors

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 12:00

The Principal Financial Group has appointed Roger C Hochschild, president and chief operating officer for Discover Financial Services, to the company’s board of directors effective 18 March, 2015. »

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US Fund flows bounce back as Fed wraps up March meeting

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 11:00

Investors, especially US ones, got what they expected following the US Federal Reserve's mid-March meeting when the word 'patient' was dropped from the Fed's outlook for interest rates.  »

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DeAWM confirmed as first asset manager to get German RQFII licence

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 09:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Investment GmbH (DeAWM) has been confirmed as the first asset manager in Germany to be granted a Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence.  »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 20:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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