Asset Managers

Queen Maxima. Photo by King Willem-Alexander, via RVD. 
Citing inflation, Máxima wants action on financial literacy
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has called on European financial supervisors to review financial services for their health impact and urged the banking, payments and
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Nick Ring, CEO Columbia Threadneedle Investments
BMO GAM Emea rebrands as Columbia Threadneedle
US asset manager Columbia Threadneedle on Monday said it has completed the rebranding of the European activities of BMO Global Asset Management, bringing its products
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Vianden castle in Luxembourg. Photo via Unsplash.
Luxembourg retains lead as funds hub, Ireland catches up
Although its overall market share contracted slightly, Luxembourg last year held on to its number one spot among Europe’s top 10 investment hubs for both
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From left to right: Amundi's Pascal Blanqué, geopolitics expert Tina Fordham, Nobel Prize winner Daniël Kahneman, Prof Steve Tsang and Peterson Institute's Olivier Blanchard. Photo: Amundi.
‘Eurozone spreads risk becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy’
Pascal Blanqué, Chairman of the Amundi Institute and former Chief Investment Officer at Amundi, on Thursday said he believes that market thinking behind widening spreads
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PWC Luxembourg.
PWC: Alternatives add dynamism to ManCo market
Unregulated alternative investments continued to be dynamic and successful in Luxembourg last year thanks to the modernisation in recent years of the Grand Duchy’s regulatory
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Asoka Woehrmann, former CEO of DWS. Photo: DB.
DWS CEO Wöhrmann resigns after 'green-washing raids'
Less than a day after the “green-washing raids” by German authorities on the Frankfurt offices of Deutsche Bank and its asset management arm DWS, the
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German nuclear waste stored in containers at the Morsleben depository, around 500 meters below the surface. Photo: Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerug, BGE.de.
Luxembourg Raif helps handle German nuclear waste 
The long-term financing of the storage of German commercial radioactive waste is being provided in part through a Luxembourg Raif that was established earlier this year. Kenfo, the German sovereign wealth fund that established the fund, has given InvestmentOfficer.lu some more details about its investment purpose.
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Jasmine Kang, analyst and portfolio manager Asian equities at Comgest. Photo: Comgest.
Comgest’s Kang: China sees turmoil as an opportunity
Jasmine Kang, Hong Kong-based portfolio manager at Comgest, recently visited Luxembourg and explained to Investment Officer how China sees the current global financial conditions as
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Finance minister Yuriko Backes met with AP1 CEO Kristin Magnusson Bernard. Photo: Luxembourg for Finance via Twitter.
Finance minister Backes: visit to Sweden ‘very productive’
Accompanying Luxembourg’s finance minister Yuriko Backes on her official visit to Stockholm, Luxembourg’s financial community this week sought to strengthen its financial ties with Sweden
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From left to right: Sopiad CEO Pierre Nemeth, chair of the board David Suetens and CCO Julien Renkin. Photo: Sopiad.
Sopiad aspires to reshape client interactions in ESG era
A university-sponsored wealthtech startup based in Liège, Belgium, is keen to make life easier for European fund managers that currently face sleepless nights. In 77 days, in the middle of the summer holidays, additional client suitability requirements will enter into force in the EU. It can change the way wealth managers interact with their clients.
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