Luxembourg-based Block Asset Management has launched what it describes as the world’s first blockchain/cryptocurrency fund of fund.
LGIM’s purchase of ETF Securities’ Canvas platform, announced this morning, brings ETF Securities’ Howie Li and his team across to the UK’s largest asset manager, which also has USD481 billion in index fund assets.
Latest news on this week’s sell off of London-headquartered ETF provider ETF Securities is that it is to sell its European ETF platform, Canvas, to Legal & General Investment Management.
The Invesco Powershares’ European investor research report for 2017 reveals that smart beta strategies are helping investors face the challenges of the investment market.
News came this week of the launch of the first gender equality ETF from Lyxor, based on a tailor-made index from German-based index provider Solactive.
Isabelle Bourcier is Global Head of ETF and Index Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM). She has been in indexing for many years, but with BNP Paribas since June 2016.
Linda Gibson, Director of Regulatory Change and Compliance Risk, BNY Mellon’s Pershing on teh challenge and opportunities of MiFID II…
Thirty seven per cent of organisations around the world still unsure whether they even need to comply with GDPR, says recent study
By George Ralph, RFA – A recent study by Watchguard Technologies of 1,600 organisations also found that only 10 per cent believed they were 100 per cent prepared for the regulations to pass into law. That’s 90 per cent who do not feel prepared, or are unsure if the regulations even apply to them.
Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn.
The Luxembourg initiative Fundchain, established by the start-up Scorechain, has announced the return of the collaborative initiative to make blockchain applications real for the fund industry’s ecosystem.