Aberdeen Standard Investments’ head of Diversified Multi-asset Mike Brooks will join the Investment Europe Madrid Forum 2018, to be held on 25th of October at the Westin Palace Hotel in the capital of Spain. Brooks will share with the audience attending his views on multi-asset portfolios as well as giving them an update on two of […]
In an exclusive podcast for InvestmentEurope, hosted by Jake Moeller, head of UK and Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper, LGIM multi asset fund manager Justin Onuekwusi discusses the macro environment, global credit, inflation and equities.
Mediolanum Asset Management (MAML), the Irish asset management arm of financial group Mediolanum, has appointed Astrid Schilo as multi asset strategist and Inma Conde as head of Manager Research, the firm announced. Both are based in Dublin. Schilo (pictured left) will join MAML’s strategy team and contribute to the investment decisions of the broader investment […]
As we moved into 2018, our view was simple: The ‘goldilocks’ economic environment that had driven most markets higher, in some cases to record levels, in 2017 would soon come to an end. With further monetary policy normalisation and growing inflationary pressure on the horizon, we felt that there was not only a greater risk […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has expanded its multi-asset offering with the launch of Threadneedle (Lux) Euro Dynamic Real Return fund in Netherlands. The fund is designed to deliver equity-like returns of 4% above European inflation over a three to five-year investment horizon with less than two-thirds of the volatility. The Ucits-compliant SICAV fund is managed by […]
Data on net sales of Ucits and AIFs through March published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association point to a sharp turnaround in the poor net sales of money market funds compared with the previous month as a key factor in overall sustained net sales of Ucits. In February, the organisation recorded net […]
In an exclusive podcast for InvestmentEurope, hosted by Jake Moeller, head of UK and Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters Lipper, Tony Finding, co-manager of the M&G Episode Allocation and M&G Dynamic Allocation funds discusses his view of equities, market volatility and cash holdings.
Fidelity International and Deutsche Bank Spain have partnered to launch the Fidelity Funds Multi Asset Target Income 2024 Fund (MATI 2024), a global multi asset solution targeting Spain and Portugal. The MATI 2024 fund, managed by Patrick Peter, will be available from 5 of April to 23 of May to Deutsche Bank Spain clients exclusively. […]
Unigestion has €22bn of assets under management, of which over €1.2bn are in multi-asset strategies, including the firm’s flagship Cross Asset Navigator fund that seeks to deliver gross returns of cash +5% with a 6-8% volatility. It is the Swiss boutique’s belief that it remains impossible to replicate equity-like returns with a simple traditional balanced […]
Schroders has launched the Schroder Isf Multi-asset PIR Italia, its second PIR (tax-exempt and long-term individual savings plans) strategy in Italy. The Schroder ISF Multi-Asset PIR Italia, invested primarily in Italian stocks and bonds, is managed by Schroders’ multi-asset team, formed by Ugo Montrucchio responsible for the asset allocation and risk management, by Hannah Piper […]
Michael Stamos, senior portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors has now returned to the group’s Frankfurt offices. As a member of Allianz GI’s multi-asset team, Stamos is responsible for quantitative research with a focus on active asset allocation and risk management. He also covers tactical allocation, managed futures and risk parity funds. AllianzGI’s multi-asset R&D […]
US asset manager BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Global Funds Dynamic High Income fund, managed by Michael Fredericks, Justin Christofel and Alex Shingler. The trio is part of the firm’s multi-asset income investing team, looking after $30bn (€24.2bn) in assets. The strategy was initially launched in the US as a 1940 Act mutual fund in November 2014. […]