In a rapidly evolving industry, robust operational strategies are required to manage growth, consolidation, change, and business evolution. This section covers the subjects and issues fund operations leaders are exploring and coming up against, including business and fund structures, operational policies, fund distribution, and the bridge between business plans and operational execution.

US asset managers backing away from climate group on collusion fears

Some of the US’s largest asset managers cite fears of collusion to back away from Climate Action 100+ group amid proxy-voting complexities.

LTAFs remain a controversial topic

The long-term aspect of LTAFs was questioned but overall effectiveness was highlighted at an industry panel discussion on investment operations.

What are the operational considerations of being a mission-driven asset manager?

Christophe Lemarie, Chief Operating Officer - Client Experience and Strategy, Executive Committee, TOBAM, discusses the operational considerations ...

What operational changes are needed to achieve sustainability-led investment decisions?

Julia Kosulko, Senior Sustainability Manager and Net Zero Lead at Nordic asset manager Infranode, discusses how the o...

Progress in net zero commitments amongst US institutional investors

Could the gap between the US market and the rest of the world start to close as net-zero commitments rise?

Are labelling requirements for ESG just a marketing ploy?

Several industry figures give their views on the marketing aspects of a labelling regime – and why it’s still necessary despite some issues.

How do you responsibly incorporate ESG into an investment strategy?

Rodrigo Dupleich, Managing Director - Head of Systematic Strategies at UBS Asset Management, discusses the crossover between ambitious sustainabili...

How to link transformation with target operating model aims

Sahem Gulati, Head of Strategy & Consulting at M&G plc, shares his thoughts on why this is such a hot topic, things to consider when designing an o...


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