Investment managers stand at a crossroads today. Faced with a rapidly changing digital world, they must determine which path to take to help them transform their business models and respond to the needs of a younger generation of investors.
“Client services could be a key focal point going forward for how fund managers might stand out from the crowd and remain relevant,” says Ross Ellis (pictured), Vice President and Managing Director of the Knowledge Partnership in the Investment Manager Services division at SEI, when discussing the third of five trends in SEI’s latest white paper, Evolution in Asset Management.
A recent white paper I read from Willis Towers Watson (Willis) suggests that the level of alpha and the volatility of alpha are at their lowest levels. The paper – Hedge Funds: A New Way – ultimately goes on to make a positive case for why hedge funds remain integral to investors’ portfolios but it is interesting to think, for a moment, as to why alpha levels are so low.
New CAMRADATA whitepaper considers the future of Global Equities as the backbone of investment allocation
CAMRADATA has published a new whitepaper entitled, Global Growth in Global Equities, which examines the outlook for global equities investments and considers why they continue to be the pillar of investors asset allocation and whether this trend will continue.
DTCC white paper highlights importance of business resilience as protection against future market disruptions
Acknowledging the growing potential for future disruptions to critical business services that could create market instability, a new white paper from The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has called for establishing business resilience as an industry-wide priority.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has outlined a vision for institutional trade processing that realises the goal of straight-through processing by eliminating inefficient manual touch points.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Accenture have published a white paper, Governing DLT Networks, which outlines a DLT governance operating model to manage risks and consequences of an evolving DLT landscape.
CAMRADATA has published a new whitepaper entitled ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Private Debt Investing’, which examines the opportunities, challenges and innovation of private debt strategies, sharing insight from investment managers who attended a recent roundtable on private debt.
SmartStream Technologies, a financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions provider, has released a white paper informing financial institutions of the regulatory pressures imposed on intraday liquidity requirements.
The London Metal Exchange (LME) has published a position paper detailing new proposed requirements for listed brands regarding the responsible sourcing of metals, which align with the principles set out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) – ‘Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas’ (Guidance).