The appetite for best-of-breed financial products around the world continues to grow, particularly among institutional investors. So it’s no surprise that fund managers continue to look to Europe from a distribution perspective. Once a fund manager has decided to distribute products to the European market, key decisions will need to be made.
In the first half of 2020, far-reaching macro-economic and market repercussions in the wake of COVID-19 have had an inevitable dampening effect on global securities lending. A combination of unprecedented market turbulence and short-selling bans resulted in muted borrower appetite and, ultimately, led to slowing revenues.
A global survey of 300 investment managers reinforces the value of ‘whole office’ solutions for achieving greater efficiency and resiliency in investment operations.
Asia’s asset managers are increasingly looking at the European market to widen their client base in the search for fresh opportunities and returns.
WITH VIDEO: Building a culture of transparency in your organisation can be a hard sell internally. Northern Trust explains how to set up a 4-point action plan to tackle this in the alternatives space.
Building a culture of transparency in your organisation can be a hard sell internally. Northern Trust explains how to set up a four-point action plan to tackle this in the alternatives space.
AsianInvestor carried out a webcast with three executives from Northern Trust to learn more about the alternative indexing process.
The index-based fund management boom hasn’t negated the need to customise portfolios. As investors demand increased transparency and competitive fees, a new solution is drawing interest.
While sovereign debt has continued appeal, nations handle debt differently. Northern Trust outlines challenges faced by issuers and implications for the value of sovereign debt.