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Peter de Proft, EFAMA

Assets under Management in Europe rose to EUR25trillion in 2017, says EFAMA

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 19:41

Total Assets under Management (AUM) in Europe increased by 10 per cent in 2017 to EUR25.2 trillion, according to the 10th edition of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) Asset Management Report. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Net UCITS sales turned positive again in July

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:42

UCITS and AIFs recorded net inflows of EUR38 billion, compared to net outflows of EUR22 billion in June, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet. »

Simon Thornton, PraxisIFM

PraxisIFM reports 28 per cent revenue increase

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 15:48

PraxisIFM Group has reported a strong increase in revenue of 21 per cent to GBP42.5 million, while adjusted EBITDA is GBP9.9 million, up from GBP9.0 million in 2017. »

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Nomura Japan High Conviction Fund marks fifth year of strong outperformance

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 19:52

The Nomura Japan High Conviction Fund has delivered first quartile performance since its inception five years ago, achieving cumulative returns of 96.2 per cent compared with the benchmark (TOPIX) return of 66.4 per cent (as at 31 August 2018). »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Uncertainty about trade policy and international relations causes dive in European net sales of UCITS and AIFs

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 10:01

UCITS and AIFs recorded net sales of EUR28 billion in Q2 2018, a significant decrease on the EUR222 billion of sales seen in Q1, according to the latest European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) Quarterly Statistical Release for the European investment funds industry. »

Ned McGuire, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Consulting estimates slight increase in aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:22

The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans increased by 0.3 percentage points to end the month of August at 90.7 per cent, which is up 7.9 percentage points over the trailing twelve months, according to Wilshire Consulting.  »

Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Value of Guernsey funds business hits five-year high

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:58

The total value of funds business in Guernsey is at a five-year high following a predicted rise in net asset value in Q2 2018, according to the latest figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »

Alisdair Haynes, Aquis

Aquis Exchange achieves record market share

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 15:22

Pan-European cash equities trading MTF, Aquis Exchange, has achieved a record market share of 3.17 per cent for continuous trading for the month of August, up from 2.66 per cent in the previous month. On 23 August, market share hit an all-time high of 3.49 per cent. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

EFAMA reports net outflows for UCITS funds in June

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 21:18

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs remained in negative territory in June, with net outflows reaching EUR22 billion, compared to EUR2 billion in May, according to the latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

David J Breazzano, DDJ Capital

DDJ Capital Management marks third anniversary of DDJ Opportunistic High Yield Fund

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 20:50

DDJ Capital Management, an independent manager of high yield and special situation investments on behalf of institutional investors, has marked the three-year anniversary of its DDJ Opportunistic High Yield Fund. »


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