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19
May
2020
Outsourcing 3.0 in the Asset Management industry: Crossing the boundaries for digital transformation
Asset managers have been facing a challenging environment, and this is not expected to end soon. Enhanced regulatory...
Technology
Asset managers have been facing a challenging environment, and this is not expected to end soon. Enhanced regulatory requirements and, more recently (but potentially for a while), low interest rates have put the historically high-margin investment management business under pressure. The latter has also been accentuated by the overly frequent difficulties...
Outsourcing 3.0 in the Asset Management industry: Crossing the boundaries for digital transformation
25
Feb
2020
Investing in green finance
Institutional investors have one topic on their mind when the climate issue is raised, which can be summed up in two...
ESG/CSR
Institutional investors have one topic on their mind when the climate issue is raised, which can be summed up in two words: environmental indicators. How do you implement them? What difficulties are encountered? When will a European standard be introduced?
Investing in green finance
15
Jan
2020
Alternative funds: What does the future hold?
The first European regulation on alternative investment funds was introduced 8 years ago. Its positive effect is...
Market Perspectives
The first European regulation on alternative investment funds was introduced 8 years ago. Its positive effect is remarkable today. What should be expected in the near future in terms of liquidity and investor protection in this field? What about the role of custodians? And the arrival of green finance? Changes lie ahead.
Alternative funds: What does the future hold?
20
Nov
2019
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active...
Market Perspectives
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active integration of investments that do. While this is a definite sign of progress, it still isn’t enough.
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
20
Nov
2019
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the...
Market Perspectives
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the coming years?
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
22
Oct
2019
The European Union and sustainable finance: An ambitious plan into action
To achieve its climate targets by 2030, the EU Commission has adopted an ambitious action plan to channel investments...
ESG/CSR
To achieve its climate targets by 2030, the EU Commission has adopted an ambitious action plan to channel investments towards a green transition. The public sector and capital markets must invest together to achieve this target.
The European Union and sustainable finance: An ambitious plan into action
15
Oct
2019
Dynamic solutions for sustainable "passive" investing
One of the biggest investment trends over the past decade has been the shift from active to passive investing, with...
ESG/CSR
One of the biggest investment trends over the past decade has been the shift from active to passive investing, with investors being attracted by lower fees and simplicity. Another popular trend is sustainable and responsible investing. Can passive investment strategies supplement active ones to further grow sustainable investing?
Dynamic solutions for sustainable "passive" investing
08
Oct
2019
The smart lamppost: A tool for rethinking town and country planning
Digitalisation is disrupting our daily lives. This is also true for the street lighting market as it paves the way for...
ESG/CSR
Digitalisation is disrupting our daily lives. This is also true for the street lighting market as it paves the way for new use cases by turning the lamppost into a smart asset.
The smart lamppost: A tool for rethinking town and country planning
01
Oct
2019
The main drivers of successful ESG integration across singular asset classes
Several French large Asset managers recently committed to systematic ESG integration across all assets, a series of...
ESG/CSR
Several French large Asset managers recently committed to systematic ESG integration across all assets, a series of declarations likely to widely onboard financial markets within a whole new way of approaching investment decisions.
The main drivers of successful ESG integration across singular asset classes