Henrik Pontzen has been appointed to head the Institutional Client Group at HSBC Germany, responsible for cross-product support for asset managers at HSBC Germany. Pontzen is tasked with growing business relationships with asset managers across all products, and will engage in delivery of solutions to meet increasing market demands for increasing complex investment strategies. Jan Wilmanns, […]
Morningstar has announced fund managers of Invesco, Comgest and HSBC as the winners of its Fund Manager of the Year awards, which were handed out as part of its annual Morningstar Institutional Conference Europe held in Amsterdam. Based on qualitative research of Morningstar’s 30 member strong EMEA manager research team, the awards were presented in […]
Italy’s Intesa Sanpaolo has launched a €1.25 billion covered bonds backed by mortgages targeting institutional markets.
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched in Italy its GIF India Fixed Income fund.
Looking back at 2012, investors could be forgiven for being perplexed at the investment outcome for the year, says Willem Sels, UK head of Investment Strategy at HSBC Private Bank.
Equity investors in Russia have traditionally focused their attentions on Moscow and St. Petersburg, but it is worth keeping an eye on the country’s peripheral regions.
Russia’s fledgling mutual fund management industry, still small compared to its peers in both developed and emerging markets, has its biggest battle on the home front: local bank deposit rates provide investors with a trusted and lower-risk alternative to fund investing.
Philip Poole, global head of Macro & Investment Strategy, HSBC Global Asset Management, sees a return of risk appetite that will switch investors away from safehavens such as non-euro currencies, US treasuries and UK gilts.
Philip Poole, global head of Macro & Investment Strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management, notes the fear among investors that eurozone sovereign debt faces a rollover challenge.
Six sterling share class emerging market funds from HSBC Global Asset Management have been added to Skandia’s investment solutions platform for UK investors.
OBSR, the investment fund research and services company, has removed two Latin American equity funds from HSBC from its global fund ratings service following the departure of senior HSBC portfolio manager Jose Cuervo.
Pedro Bastos, regional head of Latin America at HSBC Global Asset Management, shares his view on Latin America and Brazil and the reasons he believes these equity markets could outperform in the second half of 2011.