ADMINISTRATION

How investors can insulate their portfolios from shocks

Martin Collins, Trustee Director, 2020 Trustees, explains how investors can insulate portfolios from external drivers including inflation, fee pressures, and geopolitical changes.

What is the key to long-lasting private client relationships?

Manish Sarwal, Deputy Head of Finance at Impax Management, discusses how to achieve longevity in fund operations with clients.

Barriers to accessible ESG information – and how to overcome them

Kroum Sourov, Lead ESG Analyst, ESG Sovereign Research, Candriam, discusses the barriers to ESG information.

Defined contribution pension scheme challenges in private markets

Andrew Warwick-Thompson, Chair of Trustees, Scottish Widows Master Trust, explains the current challenges and opportunities for defined contrib...

Culture & People Management

Fund Operator - news round-up 3/2/23

Your guide to all the latest people moves news in the operation space for fund management, featuring DWS, Cadre, U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, Hargreaves Lansdown, and CBC Group.

FUND OPERATOR PODCAST 1.3: Scottish Widow's Maria Nazarova-Doyle

Maria Nazarova-Doyle, Head of Pension Investments and Responsible Investments, Scottish Widows, disc...

Fund Operator - news round-up 20/1/23

Your guide to all the latest people moves news in the operation space for fund management, featuring M&G, Scottish Friendly, ...

Fund Operator - news round-up 6/1/23

Your weekly guide to all the latest people moves news in the operation space for fund management, featuring Financial Times, HSBC Asset Management, Apex Group, and Ares.

Outsourcing in new working conditions

The ways of outsourcing have changed in the new era of hybrid working with firms needing different things from their partners...


Strategy

FUND OPERATOR PODCAST 1.3: Scottish Widow's Maria Nazarova-Doyle

Maria Nazarova-Doyle, Head of Pension Investments and Responsible Investments, Scottish Widows, discusses ESG in the investment sector – her 2023 outlook and the challenges and opportunities she's seeing.

How investors can insulate their portfolios from shocks

Martin Collins, Trustee Director, 2020 Trustees, explains how investors can insulate portfolios from external drivers including inflation, fee pressur...

Megatrends and public debt: an extinction of safe assets?

Xavier Debrun, member of the European Fiscal Board, discusses megatrends in public debt investing and the question of a mass extinction of safe assets...

Which asset classes are the best for investors in 2023?

Chris Palmer, Head of Illiquid Assets Origination, Phoenix Group, discusses which asset classes and investment structures represent the best investmen...

How fund operators can monitor cybersecurity issues effectively

Eric Vermulm, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Allied Investment Advisors, discusses cybersecurity for the investment and fund ...

Technology & Data

How fund operators can monitor cybersecurity issues effectively

Eric Vermulm, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Allied Investment Advisors, discusses cybersecurity for the investment and fund management space from a smaller business’s perspective.

Cryptocurrency demand means growing pains for fund operators

Client demand for digital assets currently outpaces legal and operational infrastructure.

How to manage investment cycles with different goals

Sally Bridgeland, Chair And Non-Executive Director, Local Pensions Partnership Investments, discusses bridging the gap between investment cycles and ESG strategies.

How fund operators can tackle a fluctuating data management landscape

Arthur Melkonian, Chief Operating Officer, Equinox Partners, discusses how fund operators can remedy data silos, handle outsourcing, and approach regulations.