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Amber Kizilbash, Lyxor

Lyxor’s fiduciary platform sees 100 per cent asset growth over the last 12 months to EUR16bn

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:45

Lyxor’s fiduciary platform, also known as Lyxor’s Enhanced Architecture Program (LEAP), has doubled its assets under management in the last year to approximately EUR16 billion (USD 18.7 billion), as fiduciary services are increasingly appealing to varied types of investors around the world. »

Ned McGuire, Wilshire Consulting

Aggregate funded ratio of US corporate pension plans up 0.4 percentage points

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:04

The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans increased by 0.4 percentage points to end the month of October at 84.7 per cent, up 7.4 percentage points over the trailing twelve months, according to Wilshire Consulting. »

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SIX Swiss Exchange sees increased turnover in October

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:43

The good autumn weather in Switzerland last month was mirrored in trading activity on SIX Swiss Exchange. »

Denise Voss, ALFI

Luxembourg domiciled funds reach all-time high

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:53

Luxembourg domiciled funds have hit an all-time record high having registered a 7.9 per cent increase since the beginning of this year, due mainly to net sales. »


Willis Towers Watson survey finds total funds under management grew in 2016

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 09:55

Total assets under management of the world’s largest 500 managers grew to USD81.2 trillion in 2016, representing a rise of 5.8 per cent on the previous year, according to latest figures from Willis Towers Watson’s Global 500 research. »

Bernard Delbecque, Efama

Net UCITS and AIF sales close to historical peaks in August

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 10:20

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs for August 2017 totalled EUR 94 billion, slightly lower than EUR96 billion in July, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association”s (EFAMA) latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

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Amundi reports sharp increase in results

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:51

Amundi has reported a sharp increase in results following the integration of Pioneer with accounting income for Q3 – the first period of consolidated results – totalling EUR184 million, an increase of 34.3 per cent. »

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Mapfre’s revenue exceeds EUR21.3bn in first nine months of 2017

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:36

Mapfre's revenue in the first nine months of the year rose to EUR21.3 billion euros, a 1.6 per cent increase on the same period of the previous year. »

Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey continues to see positive inward company migration trend

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 08:44

Guernsey continues to see a growth in inward migration of companies after the best quarter of growth this year, according to the latest figures. »

James Gorman, Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reports significant increase in wealth management and investment management profits

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 09:47

Morgan Stanley has reported net revenues of USD9.2 billion for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 compared with USD8.9 billion a year ago. Wealth management net revenues were USD4.2 billion and pre-tax margin was 26.5 per cent, while investment management net revenues were USD675 million with assets under management of USD447 billion. »


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