Administrative functions underpin the success of fund groups operations, with a requirement to constantly review, monitor and adjust to market and internal demands. Here we provide the latest views from leading operators in administrative roles on asset servicing, technology, data, compliance, and strategy.

Will H2 2024 see investment management M&A boost?

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) opportunities are ripe in the sector; what will these conditions mean for fund operations?

Scope 3 remains unpopular with US asset managers

Operational strategies around sustainability - specifically Scope 3 - still not embedded as voting records show a lack of support for ESG policies.

ESG rating providers in EU to be regulated

Regulatory framework agreed upon in EU countries with hopes of mitigating quantitative and qualitative data issues around ESG rating providers.

SBAI releases GHG frameworks

The member body announced emissions accounting framework to help streamline regulatory burden for alternative asset managers.

‘Ever-widening difference’ on ESG undertakings in US/Europe

New study says that many US asset managers are turning away from ESG because of political climate.

What were the top 10 articles on Fund Operator in 2023?

We look back at our most clicked-on articles over the course of 2023; did you read them all?

What are the top ESG concerns for private market investment operations?

Natalia Back, Associate Director, ESG Regulations, Private Markets, Manulife Investment Management, discusses the reporting and operational procedu...

How can operations teams use AI to improve reporting?

Industry figures discuss latest technology improvements and how they can assist or hinder investment operations teams in reaching reporting synergy.

FCA presents Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

The UK financial services regulatory body presented its delayed Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels to heightened response.
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