UBP’s Nicolas Faller on the benefits of ‘open architecture’ tie-ups with other asset managers with different skills
While it’s no secret that passive, low-cost products are relentlessly increasing their market share, investors’ hunt for yield has also buoyed sentiment towards flexible and unconstrained mandates, according to Morningstar.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners is targeting Germany, China and the US as the three key markets where it can accelerate sales growth significantly. The company is also changing its name.
Edinburgh-headquartered Standard Life is expected to choose Dublin as the centre for its European Union operations after the UK government completes the two years of Brexit negotiations.
Amundi is to pay €3.54bn (£2.97bn, $3.74bn) in cash to acquire Pioneer Investments, which it says will make it the eighth largest asset manager in the world.
London-headquartered independent fund manager Henderson Group is to merge with US fund manager Janus Capital, creating a combined operation with $320bn assets under management and a market capitalisation of approximately $6bn.
Donald Trump called tax avoidance “smart” during the first live US Presidential TV debate with rival Hillary Clinton in New York.
Short term impact: currency volatility, growth moderation, continued demand for income generating assets of all types. The decision of the UK electorate to leave the European Union is unexpected, and has resulted in significant market volatility. In the short term there is little practical impact from the decision at a company level. The UK will, […]
Franklin Templeton Solutions vice-president Matthias Hoppe drills down on the risks and rewards of asset classes and the importance of diversification.
JP Morgan Asset Management’s head of European funds Massimo Greco shares his insights on fees, Mifid II and the importance of stability in Europe.