bfinance expands its international team with hires in its UK & Ireland and Australian offices. Paul Doyle as director, client consulting, and Chelsie Doyle, as senior associate, client consulting, join bfinance’s London office, while Vishal Sharma has been appointed as a senior associate in bfinance’s Sydney office to strengthen the firm’s fast-growing APAC presence. These […]
The new interim report from the Financial Conduct Authority is almost scathing in its critique of investment consultants and the value they provide to the asset owners they are meant to serve. Their extensive and detailed analysis was almost buried beneath even more provocative pronouncements on active versus passive management, which front-loaded the same paper […]
Demand for alternative beta strategies has increased by 30%, driven by growing interest among pension funds, endowments and sovereign wealth funds, according to a recent whitepaper published by investment consultancy bfinance. The paper defines alternative beta strategies as a systematic rules process independent of underlying market movements in order to deliver a positive expected return. […]
Investment consultant bfinance has provided some insights on asset classes that could emerge as winners following Brexit. The firm says the list of asset classes benefitting through the Brexit is long with gold and govies being seen as safe havens. Also, it stresses that the US equity market also benefitted “to a certain extent” from a flight […]
Investment consultant bfinance has appointed Niels Bodenheim as director of debt services in the private markets team. Bodenheim will be responsible for the company’s debt research services, covering real estate debt, infrastructure debt, private corporate debt and direct lending. He will support bfinance’s head of Private Markets, Peter Hobbs. Bodenheim joins from GE Capital where […]
Investment consultant bfinance, involved in manager selection, has appointed Frithjof van Zyp as director of bfinance Australia. Sydney’s office is the first opened by bfinance in the Asia Pacific region and Zyp will lead the firm’s expansion in the area. In his new role, he will focus on the development of client relationships, engaging with major institutional investors across […]
Investment consultancy bfinance has announced the appointment of Witold Witkiewicz as director in its Private Markets business area and John Amoasi as senior associate in Fixed Income. Witold joins from Aeriance Investments, a European property debt platform. he has also managed a discretionary long/short account of global real estate investment trust equities. Previously he was […]
Les investisseurs prévoient de rester surpondérés en actions des pays développés, selon le cabinet bfinance
Institutional investors across Europe are looking to smart beta solutions to reduce volatility and increase returns, according to bfinance’s Pension Fund Asset Allocation Survey.
Institutional investment consultant bfinance has made a senior hire to its Munich team, one of the addition of three senior staff, also in the Middle East and North America.
Des investisseurs institutionnels mondiaux confirme la poursuite de la diversification des portefeuilles et révèle une tendance en direction des gestions sur indices efficients, selon la nouvelle enquête de bfinance.
Der unabhaengige Investment Berater bfinance hat sein institutionelles Consulting Team weiter verstaerkt mit der Ernennung von Chris Jones zu Head of Alternatives.