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Private Equity

Articles

Frankfurter Rundschau 8 October 08

Author: Bernhard Bartsch, East Asia Correspondent Publisher: Frankfurter Rundschau

Guy Hands Say Banking Bailout Will Harm Private Equity Firms

Author: Anne-Sylvaine Chassany Publisher: Bloomberg News

Report from SuperInvestor 2008 in Paris

LBO Firms May Need To Cut Fees, Europe's Biggest Investor Says

Author: Anne-Sylvaine Chassany Publisher: Bloomberg News

Report from SuperInvestor 2008 in Paris

'Locusts' swarm to Germany in effort to improve poor image

Author: PETER SMITH Publisher: FT

The heads of the world's largest buy-out groups will arrive in Frankfurt this week amid lingering concerns about the industry's poor image in Germany after it was attacked last year by a leading politician.

Buy-out industry warned on prices

Author: PETER SMITH Publisher: FT

Stephen Schwarzman, head of Blackstone, yesterday warned the buy-out industry that prices being paid for assets were in "nose bleed territory" and "seeds of excess" were being sown.

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Fund Management

Articles

A booming business

Author: Hedge Fund Administration Report

More administrators and more assets than ever before, but will it last?

Die Zukunft liegt in der Altersvorsorge

Author: WIRTSCHAFT & FINANZEN

Reading the Runes

Publisher: Funds Europe Magazine, June 2006

On the eve of the conference, funds europe asked some industry experts to look into their crystal balls to gauge the challenges that may face the industry over the coming years

A Glass Half Full

Publisher: Funds Europe Magazine, June 2006

Sophia Grene talks to Gabriel Herrera at UBS Global Management about the prospects for European asset management

A Single Market

Publisher: Funds Europe Magazine, June 2006

Fionnuala Synnott asks Adam Fairhead of JPMorgan Asset Management what he believes biggest challenges currently facing the industry to be

With 90 pct of European fund management companies owned by banks and insurance companies,

Publisher: Thompson IM

the trend towards consolidation in the asset management industry is set to continue as the focus on core business intensifies, according to leading fund managers.

Polarisation of 'cheap and cheerful' and 'spicy' investment strategies

Publisher: Thompson IM

A huge "churn" is taking place in investor activity which has resulted in fund managers positioning themselves in an increasingly polarised market of the "cheap and cheerful" indexed strategies at one end, and the "spicy" absolute return strategies at the other end, according to Huw van Steenis, a managing director at Morgan Stanley.

New European rules allowing fund managers to use the same tools as hedge funds...

Publisher: Financial Times

could spell the end of traditional long-only funds, it was claimed at the investment industry’s leading conference last week.

The fund management industry is spawning new products at breakneck speed...

Publisher: Financial Times

but there is little sign of true innovation to meet customer needs

Standard Life se concentre sur la croissance interne

Publisher: La Tribune, 11th July 2006

Bon début en Bourse pour Standard Life. Au premier jour de cotation sur le London Stock Exchange, celle qui était jusqu’à dimanche la plus grande mutuelle d’assurance en Europe a vu son titre gagner 5,43 %, à 242,50 pence par action, contre un prix d’introduction de 230 pence.

Pioneer Investments voit ses encours grimper a plus de 250 milliards d'euros

Author: La Tribune, 11th July 2006

Pioneer Investments, l’une des toutes dernières sociétés de gestion battant pavillon italien depuis le rachat l’an dernier de Nextra par le Crédit Agricole, se hisse dans le peloton des quinze premiers gestionnaires d’actifs européens.

Where will your fortune take you?

Publisher: Funds Europe, August 2006

Sophia Grene takes a taste of the future and discovers that while many pundits agree in their forecasts, there are plenty of disputes, not just about direction, but whether some roads could lead either to riches or ruin

With the changing demographic profile of Europe,

Author: Thompson IM

asset managers that can innovate and develop products that provide individuals with asteady stream of income post-retirement will be the most successful, accordingto industry experts.

Fund industry to mull emerging mkts after falls

Publisher: Reuters

Fund managers are likely to debate whether the emerging markets party is over

Hedge fund career allure is still strong-executives

Publisher: Reuters

Fund management companies face a tough fight to hold onto talented employees against the lure of hedge funds, a research executive said on Tuesday.

UBS fund chief says no need to part with parent

Publisher: Reuters

The fund arm of Swiss-owned UBS does not accept it must choose between managing money and distributing funds to clients as has happened with rivals in the United States, the unit's chief executive said on Wednesday.

State Street warns of private equity risks

Publisher: Reuters

A senior State Street investment chief warned on Thursday that private equity funds could suffer from a "crunch" in borrowing costs after a period of heavy debt-fuelled company buyouts.

FUND VIEW - Legg Mason's Miller smiles on large-cap stocks

Publisher: Reuters

Bill Miller, leading U.S. fund manager at Legg Mason, says he is bullish towards large-cap stocks as he expects them to benefit if, as he expects, U.S. interest rates have hit a plateau after a long run of increases.

UCITS: Back to Basics

Publisher: Funds Europe, August 2006

Stefan Bichsel, president of the European Fund and Asset Management Association, tells Sophia Grene it is time to untangle and remould the UCITS Directive

Where will your fortune take you?

Publisher: Funds Europe, August 2006

Sophia Grene takes a taste of the future and discovers that while many pundits agree in their forecasts, there are plenty of disputes, not just about direction, but whether some roads could lead either to riches or ruin

Standard Life se concentre sur la croissance interne

Publisher: La Tribune, 11th July 2006

Bon début en Bourse pour Standard Life. Au premier jour de cotation sur le London Stock Exchange, celle qui était jusqu’à dimanche la plus grande mutuelle d’assurance en Europe a vu son titre gagner , 43 %, à 242,50 pence par action, contre un prix d’introduction de 230 pence.

The fund management industry is spawning new products at breakneck speed...

Publisher: Financial Times

but there is little sign of true innovation to meet customer needs

New European rules allowing fund managers to use the same tools as hedge funds...

Publisher: Financial Times

could spell the end of traditional long-only funds

Polarisation of 'cheap and cheerful' and 'spicy' investment strategies

Publisher: Thompson IM

A huge "churn" is taking place in investor activity which has resulted in fund managers positioning themselves in an increasingly polarised market of the "cheap and cheerful" indexed strategies at one end, and the "spicy" absolute return strategies at the other end, according to Huw van Steenis, a managing director at Morgan Stanley.

With 90 pct of European fund management companies owned bybanks and insurance companies,

Publisher: Thompson IM

the trend towards consolidation in the asset management industry is set to continue as the focus on core business intensifies, according to leading fund managers.

Fidelity Clients Withdrew 3 Billion After Manager ClappQuits

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 4th July 2007

Breaking the Waves

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, December 2007

With a growing number of offshore jurisdictions jockeying for position to win new business, the Isle of Man has moved to reassert its position as a world class funds centre.

Islands in the Stream

Author: KRIS DEVASABAI Publisher: ICFA, October 2007

The special advantages of doing business in Jersey and Guernsey are creating a huge groundswell of support for funds activity in the Channel Islands.

Islands in the Stream

Author: KRIS DEVASABAI Publisher: ICFA, October 2007

The special advantages of doing business in Jersey and Guernsey are creating a huge groundswell of support for funds activity in the Channel Islands.

Breaking the Waves

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, December 2007

With a growing number of offshore jurisdictions jockeying for position to win new business, the Isle of Man has moved to reassert its position as a world class funds centre.

Bolton of Fidelity Sees Brain Drain Created by Private Equity

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 3rd July 2007

Fidelity Clients Withdrew 3 Billion After Manager ClappQuits

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 4th July 2007

First State Investments Says It Plans fund for Song Rights

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 4th July 2007

A Return to Form

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, August 2007

Over 1700 delegates made the annual pilgrimage to the Fund Forum event in Monaco this Spring. And, as Jaso n Conway reports, the conference did not fight shy of tackling some key issues facing the investment business

At the Crossroads

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, August 2007

Despite its undoubted growth, the hedge fund industry has faced mixed fortunes within the past 12 months. Here, Jason Conway reports on the likely road ahead for a market facing significant new threats and opportunities

New Horizons

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, August 2007

As the battle for supremacy between hedge fund servicing jurisdictions hots up, Jason Conway reports on the prospects facing the key servicing centres competing for business in an ever more complex global environment

Putnam Expects Stocks Slowdown

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 6th July 2007

Subprime Declines May Signal Market Turn, Bolton Says

Author: David Clarke Publisher: Bloomberg, 3rd July 2007

Latin American Custody

Author: Virginie O’Shea Publisher: Investor Services Journal, January 2008

The creation of the Banco del Sur and the initiative by the Brazilian and Mexican exchanges both represent an ideological and economic declaration of independence by the Latin American markets, but how will this affect the custody market in the region?

What Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Mean For Fund Managers?

Author: FundForum Editors Publisher: ICBI FundForum Global Series

Editor's Forum: Leading industry editors & experts share their views. Exclusive to the FundForum Global Series of Events

The Future of Asian Markets: Do the Rewards Justify the Risks?

Author: Leading Industry Editors Publisher: FundForum International 2008 & ICBI

FundForum International - Editor's Forum

FundForum 2008 Voices - Credit Crunch

Author: Funds Europe Publisher: Funds Europe, June 2008

Executives talk about short term priorities for the credit crunch

In Generali

Author: Angel Spiteri Paris Publisher: Funds Europe, June 2008

Following Generali Investment's huge internal restructure, CEO Gianluigi Costanzo talks about how the unification programme will drive the company forward

The Debt Recoverer: Jean-Baptiste de Franssu

Author: Angele Spiteri Paris Publisher: Funds Europe, June 2008

Regaining lost assets is a piority after the sub-prime damage. But stunted open architecture, churning by fund of funds and a lack of DC take-up are major challenges.

Sources of Alpha - Trade Secrets

Author: Angele Spiteri Paris Publisher: Funds Europe, June 2008

Alpha investors seek returns that are uncorrelated to indices. Ironically, a new range of index products could imitate this cheaply. But will disclosure scupper them?

Aberdeen CEO says benign hedge funds have no urge to take reins

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thomson IM News

From the FundForum International 2008, Barcelona

Aberdeen changes tack on hedge fund strategy

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thomson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

Aviva Investors build towards fidiciary management

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thomson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

Jupiter Asset Management seeks growth opportunites through tie-ups

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thomson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

Schroders lines up farming fund for institutions

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thompson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

Time for Action

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA, June 2008

ICFA preview of the FundForum International 2008

Paul Myners says 'UK Personal Accounts will probably have SRI fund'

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thompson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

European Governments Lose Sign Of Need For DC - Fund Chiefs

Author: Raji Menon Publisher: Thompson IM News

From FundForum International 2008

Lagefi Hebdo FundForum International 2008 Supplement

L'Agefi Hebdo FundForum International 2008 Supplement

Publisher: L'Agefi Hebdo

Published exclusively for FundForum International 2008

L'Agefi Hebdo FundForum International 2008 Supplement

Publisher: L'Agefi Hebdo

Published exclusively for FundForum International 2008

Funds Europe: Preview of FundForum Middle East 2008

Author: Funds Europe

Time for Action

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA

FundForum International 2008 Review - L'Agefi

Publisher: L'Agefi

Time For Action

Author: Jason Conway Publisher: ICFA

Funds Europe Preview of FundForum Middle East 2008

Publisher: Funds Europe

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Energy

Articles

TRADITIONALIST VS THE NEW ECONOMY: COMPETING AGENDAS FOR EUROPEAN GAS MARKETS TO 2020

Author: By Jonathan Stern, Associate Fellow Sustaible Development (And Speaker at FLAME 2003) Publisher: Royal Institute of International Affairs (copyrighted)

100 gm3 extra UK gas storage planned within 5 years

Author: European Gas Markets

Compromise deal proposes German Regulator by July 2004

Author: European Gas Markets

Focus on Gas Prices

Author: European Gas Markets

Gazprom and Turkmenistan sign 25 year supply deal

Author: European Gas Markets

Germany faces comprehensive regulation of grid access

Author: European Gas Markets

Irelands new tariff regime opens door to competition

Author: European Gas Markets

Russian Lukoil sells Gazprom 8 GM3 of gas for 2006

Author: European Gas Markets

Will higher gas prices lead to more plant mothballing

Author: European Gas Markets

The forward curve dynamic and market transition forecasts

Author: Svetlana Borovkova, Delft University of Technology

AFROIL - Africa oil & gas monitor

Publisher: NewsBase

Published on 14 March 2020

Security of European Gas Supplied Survey Results from FLAME 2008

Author: Jonathan Stern Publisher: Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Security of European Gas Supplies – a survey of gas industry opinion from the FLAME Conference, Amsterdam, March 4, 2020

Presentations

LNG

Author :Jeremy Gillam, Tractebel

Risks and Rewards of Symphony Pipeline

Author :Guy Dayvault, CFA, Marathon

Author :DR RIA KEMPER, SECRETARY GENERAL, ENERGY CHARTER SECRETARIAT

European Horizons: What Impact Will The Future Shape Of The German Gas Market Have Within Europe

Author :Dr. Manfred Scholle

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Risk Management & Derivatives

Articles

Presentations

The Future Of Energy Regulation In Europe

Author :Graham Shuttleworth, Director, NERA

Identifying the Key Attributes of Tomorrow's Successful Trading Company.

Author :Jeremy Hall, Vice President, TXU Europe Energy Trading

Understanding the Mysteries and Challenges of Conduits

Author :Jonathan E. Keighley, Managing Director,Structured Finance Management Ltd.

Effective computational techniques for capital allocation

Author :Sandro Merino, UBS AG

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Alternative Investment

Articles

Bloomberg report from Gaim International 2008

Author: Tom Cahill Publisher: Bloomberg News

Distressed Securities & Global Macro the favorite strategies

Author: Benedicte Gravrand Publisher: Opalesque.com

Paulson reveals all & more from Day 2 Gaim Monaco 2008

Author: Benedicte Gravrand Publisher: Opalesque.com

Alternative Diversification and Risk

Author: Noel Amenc, Professor of Finance at Edhec, Director of Research and Development at Misys Asset Management

Hedge Fund Companies to Urge for Transparency After Beacon Hill

Author: Alistair Barr, Bloomberg Newsroom Publisher: Bloomberg

Tribridge Sees $20 Billion of Asia Credit Defaults

Author: Bei Hu, Bloomberg

HK Stocks Surge As Worries Over Subprime Crisis Ease

Author: Nick Westra, South China Morning Post

Presentations

Financial Intermediation in an Alpha/Beta Separation Context

Author :Peter Ekegardh Publisher :SEB

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Transport & Infrastructure Finance

Articles

Decision-Making on Mega-Projects

Curbing Optimism Bias and Strategic Misrepresentation in Planning: Reference Class Forecasting in Practice. Edited by Bent Flyvbjerg, Aalborg University, Denmark and Delft University of Technology et al

Private-investment opportunities in public transport

Private Investment Opportunities In Public Transport – Waltern Oblin and Benjamin Cheatham

Infrastructure development in Vietnam

Infrastructure development in Vietnam

Infrastructure: stronger restrictions on foreign investments in Germany

Infrastructure: stronger restrictions on foreign investments in Germany

Constructing new routes for project finance

Constructing new routes for project finance

Looking for Value in Airport Deals

Author: By Moira Goulmy, Regis Huc, Armin Lohr and Paul Schreier

Looking for Value in Airport Deals

Development grants into the complexity of Public-Private Partnerships

Author: Roberto Ridolfi

Airports: Industry Trends & Key Privatisation Issues, October 2003

Publisher: Aviation Strategy

SkyNews.ch - Comment on Geneva Forum, April 2008

Author: Hansjorg Burgi Publisher: SkyNews.ch

SkyNews.ch - Comment on Geneva Forum, April 2008

Presentations

Guaranteeing local currency Financing for infrastructure projects

Author :Marie-Laure Mazaud, COFACE

Attracting Debt in a Capital-Constricted Market, What Structures Help to Attract Debt?

Author :Terry Newendorp, Taylor DeJongh

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Banking Operations

Articles

Workers' Remittances Competiton Form - Closes 9th June 2008

Workers' Remittances Competiton Form - Closes 9th June 2008

Can PSD and SEPA be made mutually supportive

Publisher: Logica

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Legal/Legal IT Events

Articles

Exhibitor Brochure

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Leadership

Articles

Why your innovations will fail without customers' intimacy

Author: Jim Clemmer

Why your innovations will fail without customers' intimacy

Getting people to deliver the customer experience

Author: Shaun Smith

Getting people to deliver the customer experience

How To Create A Customer Experience That Is “A Living Comic Book”

Author: Phil Dourado

Lead From The Edge

Author: Phil Dourado

New to You: Innovating for Customers

Author: Phil Dourado

Ten Lessons From Harley-Davidson

Re-thinking globalism and customers

Spirals: Innovating for Customers

Customer-focussed leaders need to craft an EVP, an Employee Value Proposition

URGs: The Way We Really Do Things Around Here

Author: Steve Simpson

Griffin on Customer Trust: A Vital Commodity In Tough Times

Author: Jill Griffin

Loyalty by Design

Author: Shaun Smith

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