Joop Huij, senior vice president Quantitative Research at Robeco, has found that a conservative approach to factor investing may produce the best outcomes, on the basis of a study into the performance of some 7,000 funds.19 Feb 2014
Data from the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry points to net fund sales of some €193bn through the past year, or about half of all net fund sales across Europe.30 Jan 2014
Dutch real estate investment trusts (Reits) will become more competitive versus European peers under new tax law that has come into force in the Netherlands this year, says the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA).22 Jan 2014
Strong demand for sustainable investments has caused ING Investment Management to launch a retail version of its seven year old institutional European Sustainable Equity strategy.09 Jan 2014
Dutch pension fund asset manager PGGM has stopped investing in five Israeli banks because they are financing Jewish settlements and have branches in the West Bank, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.08 Jan 2014
Nicolas Simar, head of the Equity Value Boutique at ING Investment Management, says the next 12 months should be good for European equities and value stocks.08 Jan 2014
Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of Strategy at ING IM, sees a shift in investor focus from central bank inspired liquidity towards economic and corporate profit growth as market drivers.04 Dec 2013
The Luxembourg regulator CSSF has authorised the first Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) fund under the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (Ucits) scheme.18 Nov 2013
InvestmentEurope's Professional Investor Forum took place in Amsterdam during the second week of October. Here is a selection of key moments.09 Oct 2013
New York Life Investments has confirmed it is buying Dexia Asset Management for €380m, with the deal closing by 31 December, subject to regulatory approval.25 Sep 2013
Schroders is to offer investors across different markets access to a strategy already implemented for the UK market, in the form of its Schroder ISF Asian Dividend Maximiser fund.23 Sep 2013
Nicolas Simar, head of Equity Value Boutique at ING Investment Management believes a drop in tail risk and undervaluation of European and eurozone equities will drive a rerating of value stocks in the region.23 Sep 2013
Rahul Chadha, co-chief investment officer at Mirae Asset Global Investments, will be taking part in InvestmentEurope's Professional Investor Forum in Amsterdam on 8 October.20 Sep 2013
Robin Johnson, senior investment consultant at Morningstar, will present findings of research into the concept of efficient income and what this suggests about constructing income efficient portfolios, when he attends the InvestmentEurope Professional Investor Forum in Amsterdam on 8 October.20 Sep 2013
Petercam Institutional Asset Management has been shortlisted for the Novethic SRI Labels in France.19 Sep 2013
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
Pierre-Luc Charron, head of Convertible Bonds at Amundi Asset Management, will join InvestmentEurope's Pan-European Fund Selector Summit in Lausanne on 9-11 April.
Oliver Bell, lead portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price and an expert in frontier markets, is set to share his views on the Middle East and Africa with delegates to the InvestmentEurope Fund Selector Forum taking place in Stockholm on 7 May.