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ICBC Credit Suisse, CCB Principal lead Broadridge’s China Retail Brand Ranking for Sino-foreign JV fund firms

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:21

The top three Sino-foreign JV fund brands in Broadridge’s China Retail Brand Ranking, an important component of its recently released China Power Ranking, are ICBC Credit Suisse Asset Management, CCB Principal Asset Management, and Harvest Fund Management. »

Stephen Flagel, Refinitiv

Qontigo launches STOXX iSTUDIO

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:17

Qontigo has launched STOXX iSTUDIO to empower clients to directly design and create custom-built indices. iSTUDIO is an integrated end-to-end index development application built on STOXX’s proven open-architecture index infrastructure. »

Glennmont Partners completes acquisition of 36MW Italian onshore wind farm

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:09

Glennmont Partners, one of the world’s largest fund managers dealing in clean energy, has successfully completed the acquisition of a 36MW wind farm project. »

Aviva Investors competes financing of new Avanti West Coast InterCity trains

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:08

Aviva Investors is to provide over GBP200 million of debt-financing, on behalf of Aviva UK Life and other third-party clients, towards a fleet of new rolling stock for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which will operate under the new ‘Avanti West Coast’ rail service, on one of the UK’s busiest rail lines. »


Neuberger Berman launches Macro Opportunities FX Fund

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:07

Neuberger Berman has launched the Neuberger Berman Macro Opportunities FX Fund, which aims to deliver positive returns of 5-6 per cent in excess of cash per annum before fees, primarily by exploring relative value across G10 currencies. »

New securitisation of Zopa loans receives first ever AAA rating for P2P loans globally

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:13

The senior tranche of a new securitisation of loans originated through Zopa has been rated AAA, the first ever pure P2P securitisation to achieve a AAA rating at issuance. »

Assets under management in Latin America will more than double to reach USD5.3 trillion by 2025, says new report

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:11

Although currently a number of countries in Latin America face political and economic uncertainty, the long term growth prospects for the asset and wealth management industry remain strong, according to a new report published by PwC and Sura Investment Management. »

NBK to integrate money, FX and capital markets business with Murex’s MX.3 platform

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 10:07

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has signed a contract with Murex, a specialist in trading, risk management and processing solutions for money, FX and capital markets, to implement a full replacement of its legacy IT systems at Group Treasury and Investments with Murex’s MX.3 platform. »

Germany, Global Parametrics and Hannover Re launch Natural Disaster Fund (NDF) Deutschland

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 09:50

Global Parametrics (GP), a provider of parametric protection against climate risks in developing markets, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in partnership with the German Development Bank (KfW) and Hannover Re, have launched the Natural Disaster Fund (NDF) Deutschland. »

Seonaid Mackenzie, Sturgeon Ventures

New FCA regime’s failure to include appointed representatives is an oversight, saysSturgeon Ventures

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 09:49

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime that comes into effect today (9 December) is a positive step for the financial services industry – but its failure to include Appointed Representative Firms (ARFs) and their individuals is an oversight, according to Sturgeon Ventures, a regulatory incubator. »


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