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Simona Paravani, Global CIO for Wealth, HSBC Global Asset Management:

Institutional Asset Manager's CIO Perspectives: Simona Paravani, Global CIO for Wealth, HSBC Global Asset Management:

Thu, 09/02/2012 - 11:38

Simona Paravani assesses the key institutional investment trends in 2011 and looks ahead at 2012. »

John Lee, managing director, Asset International

Asset International appoints John Lee as MD of European operations

Thu, 09/02/2012 - 10:00

Asset International (AI) has appointed John Lee to the newly created position of managing director of the firm’s European business. Based in AI’s new, consolidated London office at 200 Aldersgate Street in The City, he is responsible for managing the overall commercial success of AI's brands in Europe, which include Strategic Insight, The TRADE Limited, PLANSPONSOR Europe, Global Custodian and Philanthropy Management. »

Peter L Bain, Chief Executive Officer, OMAM

GSAM to acquire Dwight Asset Management from OMAM

Thu, 09/02/2012 - 06:00

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is to acquire Dwight Asset Management (Dwight), a Vermont-based stable value money manager, from Old Mutual Asset Management (OMAM). »

Frederic Ponzo, Managing Partner, GreySpark.

GreySpark Partners opens Hong Kong office

Thu, 09/02/2012 - 06:00

GreySpark Partners, the capital markets consultancy, has opened a new office in Hong Kong, to support its APAC clients.  »

Ed Moisson, head of UK and Cross Border Research at Lipper

How much do UK investors care about costs?

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 17:00

As the debate on fund charges heats up, the appeal of having a barometer to gauge investors’ attitudes to fund costs has risen, says Ed Moisson (pictured), head of UK and Cross Border Research at Lipper. Ideally this would go beyond opinion polls and show not just what investors think, but what they actually do. »

Godfried De Vidts, Chair of the ERC

New ICMA European Repo Council paper examines role of ‘haircuts’ in European repo market

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 16:00

A new paper published by ICMA’s European Repo Council (ERC) is calling for more detailed understanding of the precise impact of collateral haircuts in the repo market. The paper: ‘Haircuts and initial margins in the repo market’, written by Richard Comotto of the ICMA Centre, questions the popular view of the role played by collateral haircuts in the recent crisis. »

Phil Oxenham, marketing manager at Skandia International,

‘Wall of money’ waiting to flood equity funds, says Skandia

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 14:55

Investors sought safe haven in Cash and Global Fixed Interest funds largely at the expense of equities during 2011, suggesting that there is a wall of money waiting to be switched into equity funds as confidence returns, according to Skandia International’s analysis of its customers’ investment behaviour. »

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NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV down 17% year-on-year

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 14:13

NYSE Euronext (NYX) has reported Global derivatives average daily volume (ADV) of 7.5 million contracts in January 2012 - a decrease of 17.3% versus the prior year, with European Derivatives declining 31.3% and US equity options decreasing 4.1%.  »

Noland Carter, Chief Investment Officer,  Heartwood

Heartwood expands multi asset range with new defensive fund

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 12:00

Heartwood Investment Management has launched the CF Heartwood Defensive Multi Asset Fund (Defensive MAF), the sixth fund to be launched in the Multi Asset range since December 2009 after the Balanced, Balanced Income, Cautious, Cautious Income and Growth Funds were introduced. »

Bernard Lambilliotte, Chief Investment Officer of Ecofin,

Ecofin launches Down Under

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 10:00

London-based investment management firm Ecofin has expanded its global investment capability and regional expertise with the launch of Ecofin Australia Pty Ltd. (Ecofin Australia). »

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