At Institutional Asset Manager we produce a number of special reports , updated each year to focus on jurisdictional, regulatory, technical and product investment issues in detail. Each report is produced with its own independent editorial and supported with detailed contributions from industry experts.

Please browse the list below to select and read our special reports. Please contact us here if you would like to receive a schedule of our special reports or participate in them

    AlphaQ August 2017

    Mon, 07/08/2017 - 13:18

    This month’s AlphaQ cover story is an interview with Northleaf Capital, a USD9 billion Canadian investment firm that focuses on private equity, infrastructure and private credit managers in the mid-market space. Read online or in PDF form

    AlphaQ June 2017

    Wed, 14/06/2017 - 08:11

    AlphaQ can be read online or in its PDF form for the full magazine experience. This month’s cover story focuses on Impact Investing, a new term for investment which encompasses ethical investment, ESG and SRI.

    AlphaQ April 2017

    Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:18

    AlphaQ can be read online or in its PDF form for the full magazine experience. This month’s cover story looks at the digital currencies bitcoin and Ethereum.

    AlphaQ February 2017

    Sun, 19/02/2017 - 13:08

    AlphaQ’s February issue brings you an interview with Guy Strapp, CEO of Eastspring Investments, one of the largest asset management firms in the world, with USD140 billion under management, though not so well known outside its native Asia Pacific, plus a

    AlphaQ December 2016

    Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:33

    AlphaQ interviews the most famous disruptors, Alan and Gina Miller, who have peaked with Gina’s challenge to the legality of the current proposed Brexit process but have previously earned their stripes with calls for full transparency on fund fees and an

    AlphaQ October 2016

    Wed, 19/10/2016 - 10:14

    The cover issue of October’s issue of AlphaQ is an interview with Alper Ince, managing director at PAAMCO, which manages over USD10 billion in discretionary assets and advises on an additional USD11.8 billion in assets. Elsewhere, James Williams looks at

    AlphaQ - August 2016

    Fri, 12/08/2016 - 11:46

    The cover story of the August edition of AlphaQ brings you an interview with CVC Credit Partners, a global alternative investment manager focused on sub-investment grade debt capital markets in the US and Europe, which manages USD14.4 billion. Elsewhere i

    AlphaQ - June 2016

    Wed, 15/06/2016 - 08:25

    Our cover story this month is machine-based trading where we examine whether systems can beat markets. We also look at two types of debt, emerging market debt and 'emerging' private company debt, real estate (shopping mall in sub-Saharan Africa, anyone?)

    AlphaQ - April 2016

    Mon, 18/04/2016 - 09:56

    The much maligned mortgage-backed security is examined in this issue with profiles of new managers who are finding alpha in the sector. Law firm Macfarlanes’ Paul Ellison neatly details how the financial services industry might look in the case of a Brexi

    AlphaQ - February 2016

    Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:29

    This month’s cover story is an interview with Bill Stone, founder and CEO of SS&C GlobeOp on how what matters to him is spreading a little wealth around. ETFs have seen exponential growth in assets under management over recent years and are profiled here

    AlphaQ - December 2015

    Fri, 11/12/2015 - 16:05

    An interview with Luke Ellis, Man Group President reveals that Man is all about diversification these days, while the issue looks at the importance of a low carbon strategy and interviews Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity head, Johnny El Hachem, on his

    AlphaQ – October 2015

    Tue, 20/10/2015 - 13:19

    Key players in the convertible bond market find that while a lot of leverage has been taken out of the system since the global financial crisis, the indenture has become an asset, joining the credit, equity, and volatility components of a convertible bond

    AlphaQ – August 2015

    Fri, 21/08/2015 - 10:30

    Maverick hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry tells all, stoutly defending global macro. Peer-to-peer lending also gets its day with a review of the challenges it poses to fund administrators. The Pensions Infrastructure Platform has received a GBP1 billion man

    AlphaQ – June 2015

    Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

    This month’s cover story focuses on shipping, which provides institutional investment managers with true diversification. Crowdfunding has grown up from its homespun origins to holding its own alongside its more traditional Private Equity and Venture Cap

    AlphaQ – April 2015

    Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

    Clearbell’s Manish Chande explains why commercial property funds are proving popular with global institutional investors, while the Barclays Strategic Consulting Team reports on the outlook for global hedge funds. New research from LGT Capital Partners an

    FundForum International Daily Updates
    FundForum International 2012 Daily News - 27 June

    Wed, 27/06/2012 - 16:57

    Catch up with the latest fund and asset management industry news delivered direct from FundForum International 2012 in Monte Carlo

    FundForum International 2012 Daily News – 26 June

    Tue, 26/06/2012 - 17:22

    Catch up with the latest fund and asset management industry news delivered direct from FundForum International 2012 in Monte Carlo

    Hermes - Insights on direct lending strategy
    Insights on Hermes direct lending strategy

    Tue, 06/03/2018 - 13:04

    This report looks at Hermes’ investment approach to direct lending, the way it originates loans, the types of companies it looks to allocate to, the importance of ESG to risk management, and the EU jurisdictions it favours

    Factor Investing - Market insight report

    Wed, 06/11/2019 - 13:47

    This Market Insight report, produced by MSCI in partnership with Institutional Asset Manager, examines the rising appeal of factor investing among institutional investors and the role of this approach in shaping and impacting institutional portfolios

    SS&C Advent
    Cloud technology - Re-imagining the asset management operating model

    Tue, 15/05/2018 - 12:04

    This Institutional Asset Manager special report, produced in association with SS&C Advent, looks at how cloud technology is helping the asset management industry re-imagine it’s operating model to become more proactive and agile in meeting client needs

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