MFS Investment Management has appointed Owen Murfin as institutional portfolio manager within the London-based fixed income team. Reporting to Pilar Gomez-Bravo, director of Fixed Income – Europe, Murfin will be part of the investment team and will focus on working with clients predominantly in relation to MFS’ Global Credit and Aggregate strategies. With over 20 […]
MFS has announced the appointment of Matthew Weisser (pictured) as managing director for Europe. In this newly created role, Weisser will be responsible for managing and developing MFS’ growing wholesale business across Europe and will lead the sales management effort across key distribution channels. Lina Medeiros, president of MFS International Ltd said: “We have made good strategic […]
With so many pressures to think and act short-term these days, investors may need their financial advisors to remind them of the ultimate goal for their investment portfolio. As we experienced in 2008, market “noise” can trigger panic selling, and then later, impulse buying. Incentives for investment managers are increasingly aimed at short-term performance. Industry […]
InvestmentEurope‘s Pension Fund Forum Switzerland took place in Zurich on 19 November, including speakers from Aberdeen, Erste Asset Management, First State Investments, Invesco, iShares, Martin Currie, MFS, Morgan Stanley, and Standard Life Investments. Key moments from the Forum were captured on camera and are carried in the gallery below. Comments from the event published on […]
MFS, the Boston, US, headquartered asset manager, is eyeing up institutional
opportunities in the Nordic region, explains Per Künow, managing director Nordic Institutional Sales.
Feri EuroRating Services has announced the winners of the Feri EuroRating Awards 2013. The rating picks the top asset managers in 14 categories in German-speaking Europe.
Despite the seemingly sanguine near-term outlook for markets, their upside may be capped by macro risks that remain front and centre, warned today a report by MFS Investments.
MFS Investment Management has hired sales executive from Hermes Fund Managers and Vontobel to build up its institutional sales teams in Switzerland and Germany, as demand from those regions soars.
Investors watching the world economy slow are locked into a belief that they are facing a global recession, when actually it is simply a “soft patch”, says James Swanson, the chief investment strategist of Boston-based asset manager MFS.
A plethora of reasons – and none of them to do with the current crisis – are encouraging US asset managers to position for expanding their businesses across Europe.
Funds from Majedie Asset, Axa Framlington and First State were among category winners announced by Morningstar in its annual UK Fund Awards.
The storms gathering over the eurozone may well cast shadows over the Swiss cantons, but local institutions are successfully navigating the turbulence.