Analysis 17 Nov 17
Will Europe’s most popular fund continue to steal the show?
This year alone, the Pimco Income fund has attracted more than €28bn in net new money from European investors, according to Morningstar data. This is almost half of all net inflows into unconstrained bond funds this year, and has made the $64.3bn (€54.6bn) strategy the world’s largest actively managed fund. There are few, if any examples of funds that have attracted so much money in such a short time. Even the inflows the Standard Life GARS fund saw in its heydays are peanuts compared to the money the Pimco Income Fund has attracted this year. Can it continue?
News 5 Jun 17
Smart beta trackers to force change in investor mindset
Smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs) require investors to shift their focus from picking a good fund manager to understanding underlying asset allocation strategy, argues Thomas Poullaouec of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).
News 20 Apr 17
Schroders boosts private equity holdings with Adveq deal
Schroders is set to expand its private equity business through the acquisition of Swiss-based private equity firm Adveq Holding for an undisclosed sum.
News 23 Dec 16
Performance of private equity funds attracts new fans
Family offices and high net worth individuals are stepping up investments in private equity products, according to alternative assets data provider Preqin.
Gallery 27 Oct 16
The case for investing in fine wine and classic cars
With investors facing increasingly poor returns from traditional investments, the case for putting your money in alternative investments such as wine, classic cars, stamps and whisky is getting stronger, says Adam Benskin, executive director at international IFA firm Strabens Hall.