Wealth managers

Terry Smith, Chief Investment Officer at Fundsmith. Photo: Fundsmith.
Britain's Warren Buffett: 'Doing nothing is hard'
British asset manager Fundsmith follows a simple strategy: invest in strong companies, don't pay too much and then keep them in the portfolio, preferably forever
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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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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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Stage with red curtains. Image CC via Flickr.
Dutch C&A family set to lift veil on multi-family AIFM
Anthos Fund & Asset Management BV, the asset manager of the Brenninkmeijer family's holding company Cofra, takes pride in moving with the times. It is
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Degroof Petercam's offices in Luxembourg. Photo: Degroof Petercam.
After solid 2021, Degroof sees Russia 'undermine markets' 
Belgian private bank Degroof Petercam, which has a significant presence in Luxembourg, has warned of ongoing uncertainty in financial markets as a result of Russia’s
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Ritesh Jain, an influential global macro strategist, trend watcher and advisor to family offices and investment companies from India.
‘Globalisation, as we know it, is probably over’
In an interview with Investment Officer, Ritesh Jain, an influential global macro strategist, trend watcher and advisor to family offices and investment companies from India, says that with Russia's expulsion from the Swift digital payments system, the West is crossing a dangerous divide that will have far-reaching consequences for the global world order. "Globalisation, as we know it, is probably over."
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'Probability of prolonged market decline increases'
This week’s relative calm in equity and bond markets is in stark contrast with last month’s turbulence. Investors appear to have put concerns over the
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Panel on digital assets at the 2022 Alfi European Asset Management conference in Luxembourg.
Asset custody industry faces digital demands
The popularity of digital assets will lead to significant changes for the financial industry, including within the area of asset custody. Today’s global custody industry
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