asset management

Changing Places: The growing opportunities for financial centres in Europe


How are globalisation and breath-taking advances in technology determining what happens to the EU’s highly attractive market?

Best practice: Public Relations – How PR can play a key role in asset-raising


The number one strategic priority for hedge fund firms, according to EY’s latest Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey, is asset growth. It’s not difficult to see why.

Institutionalisation has secured the future of hedge funds, but the industry must further evolve


Reading some of the mainstream financial press, you would be forgiven for thinking that the hedge fund business model is dead.

Gauging Asian investor hedge fund appetite

Investor relations

There has been a huge amount of coverage about the decisions of Calpers, Nycers and the New Jersey Investment Council to get out of or reduce their hedge fund allocations, but the big move into hedge funds by Asian institutional investors this year has not been so widely reported.

Assets that offer real opportunities for investors (and PRs)

Financial Markets

As much as Donald Trump’s public relations faux pas regarding Gold Star parents has dominated the headlines, we must hope that the real focus will be on the more serious issues…

‘Consolidation’ climbs up the corporate agenda


Evidence of consolidation in the UK financial services sector, as well as more broadly across Europe, has been on the rise steadily for the last 12 months, and according to a note from Numis on 10th June it’s set to move up the corporate agenda.

The sharpest PR tools in the ETF arena

Business,Communications,Financial Markets

  All businesses face the same principal challenges – innovation and marketing. While it is important to develop great new products, it is also essential to tell your existing and potential customers about them. A good example of how pressing these two issues can be is found in the exchange traded fund/product (ETF/ETP) sector. ETFs/ETPs…

Asset managers see the digital light

Social Media,Wealth Management

Asset management companies are going through a step change in their attitude towards social media. In the past, many companies did not think clients wished to receive communications via social media. Feedback from many high net worth clients, who have traditionally and understandably appreciated discretion from those looking after their money, thought of tweets as…