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Mainstream reports 12 per cent increase in funds under administration

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:31

Mainstream’s funds under administration rose 12 per cent during the half year to AUD133 billion, up from AUD119 billion as at 30 June 2017. This was primarily due to inflows into new and existing funds and the completion of two acquisitions during the half year. »

Stephane Boujnah, Euronext

Euronext reports strong performance in 2017

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:46

Euronext has reported strong operating performance for the full year 2017 with revenue up by 7.2 per cent to EUR532.3 million. »

Michael Sanders, LRI Invest

TAO Liquid Alternative Strategy exceeds EUR500m on LRI UCITS Platform

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:21

LRI Group, the leading independent investment services company, in partnership with TAO Alternatives has announced that the TAO Alternatives liquid alternative investment strategy has exceeded EUR500 million in assets under Management (AuM) in February 2018 on LRI Group’s UCITS platform. »

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Active fund managers exhibited notably better performance in 2017 than in 2016

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 20:10

Active fund managers recorded markedly better performance in 2017 than they did a year earlier, with the proportion of funds that beat their benchmarks increasing in 16 of the 17 most relevant equity and bond peer groups. »

Antonio Huertas, MAPFRE

MAPFRE revenues up 3.3 per cent in 2017 to EUR27.98bn

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:34

MAPFRE posted revenues of just under EUR28 billion for 2017, which represents a 3.3 per cent increase over the previous year, while premiums grew 2.9 per cent to almost EUR 23.5 billion. »

Denise Voss, ALFI

Luxembourg funds see 11.8 per cent AUM growth in 2017

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 09:09

Luxembourg domiciled funds reached a new all-time record at the end of December 2017, with assets under management standing at EUR4,159 billion, according to figures issued by the CSSF, the Luxembourg regulator.  »

Tom Farley, NYSE

NYSE reports record-breaking January across IPOs and ETFs

Tue, 06/02/2018 - 08:36

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has reported a record-breaking January in terms of initial public offerings (IPOs) and new exchange traded fund (ETF) listings. »

Alan Baker, Mercer

FTSE350 pension gap narrows in January

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 06:00

The UK’s FTSE350 pension gap reduced in January, with the deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies reducing by GBP3 billion to GBP73 billion.   »

Ken Froot

Investor confidence up by 6.4 points in January, says State Street

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 10:23

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 102.1 in January, up 6.4 points from December’s revised reading of 95.7. »

Bernard Delbecque, Efama

UCITS equity funds net sales bolstered by investor confidence in November

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 18:09

Net sales of UCITS and AIF totalled EUR68 billion in November 2017, down from EUR84 billion in October, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »


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