Man GLG, the discretionary hedge fund unit of London-headquartered global asset management giant Man Group, now holds the largest number of short positions against UK-listed stocks, followed by Marshall Wace and BlackRock, according to new industry data.
A ‘patriotic bias’ towards London-listed stocks has increased among UK hedge funds during the Covid-19 pandemic, and is stifling managers’ efforts to diversify portfolios, according to a new industry survey.
Funds from CANDRIAM are now available to FinecoBank customers via its investing platform.
Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy, at Guernsey Finance, explains why Guernsey is a natural home for managers pursuing the trend of splitting fund structures for improved distribution and service…
Veneziano & Partners, an international regulatory advisory consultancy, has launched World Gondola, an online digital repository containing European rules on fund distribution.
Jose Castellano has joined iM Global Partner as deputy CEO and Head of International Business Development.
Sixty-four per cent of respondents to a new State Street survey are planning to launch cross-border products in the next five years. During the same timeframe, cross-border fund domiciles are also envisioned to experience accelerated growth.
Acolin Fund Services AG (Zurich) and Hugo Fund Services SA (Geneva) have formed a joint venture aimed at enhancing the two companies’ positioning within the global fund distribution market.
Getting distribution right is crucial when launching UCITS funds. The last thing a manager wants is to struggle to grow their AUM. Not only does it look bad in the eyes of prospective investors, an inadequate marketing effort can quickly become a costly and frustrating exercise.
By Gary Janaway (pictured), Chief Operating Officer, KNEIP – With MiFID II around the corner, now is a good time for asset managers to re-think their approach to distribution.