Peter De Proft, director general of EFAMA

EFAMA welcomes legislative steps towards better protection of retail investors

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting retail investors. »

Asia Pacific

Lombard Odier names Jean-Louis Nakamura as Asia-Pacific CIO

Lombard Odier has appointed Jean-Louis Nakamura as chief investment officer (CIO) for the Asia-Pacific region. »

Hong Kong

Kinetic Partners promotes two in Hong Kong team

Kinetic Partners, the global financial services advisory firm, has made two promotions in its team in Hong Kong. »

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TDAM launches TD US Shareholder Yield Fund and expands Cash Flow Series

TD Asset Management (TDAM), the manager of TD Mutual Funds, is launching the TD US Shareholder Yield Fund and adding an Advisor Series and F Series to the TD European Growth Fund. »


Brian Kutsmeda joins Oppenheimer as managing director-investments

Brian C Kutsmeda has joined Oppenheimer & Co as managing director – investments and area manager, working out of the firm’s Boca Raton, Florida office. »


Temenos appoints Martin Frick as head of APAC

Temenos has appointed Martin Frick as head of APAC, based out of the group’s Singapore office. »


Schroders QEP Global Emerging Markets sees inflows of USD2bn in first two years

Schroder ISF QEP Global Emerging Markets has delivered +3.7 per cent in the two years since launch, with the wider strategy raising over USD2 billion of assets. »


Evanston Capital Management issues report on hedge fund replication

Alternative investment firm Evanston Capital Management has published a report examining the intricacies of hedge fund replication strategies. »


Asian parents spend less than six years planning for children’s university education, says HSBC

Nearly three in five (58 per cent) parents globally consider education as the best investment they can make for their children. »

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Iron Road Capital Partners expands investment platform

RMB Capital has joined forces with Mendon Capital Advisors to manage a long/short, financial services-focused US equity strategy. »

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