Kempen Capital Management has announced the appointment of Nikesh Patel as London-based senior investment strategist. Patel will be responsible for advising UK clients on strategic and tactical investment strategy and asset-liability risks. He joins Kempen from PwC, where he most recently worked as investment consultant. Prior to this, he was a relationship manager at BlackRock, […]
Some fund managers are passing up European investment opportunities in a bid to steer clear of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to a panel of experts at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. The event was held in London last week and attracted more than 500 attendees to listen to keynote speaker Guy […]
Banca Popolare di Vicenza, in collaborazione con PwC Tax and Legal Services, promuove un ciclo d’incontri dedicati alla voluntary disclosure che prenderà il via da Roma con il primo appuntamento in programma il 18 marzo presso la Sala Antonio Fogazzaro in via del Traforo 146. Gli incontri sono rivolti a professionisti, commercialisti, avvocati, notai e […]
Eighty-eight percent of asset management company CEOs are confident about revenue growth in 2015, and this confidence level rises to 95% when considering growth prospects over the next three years, a PwC report has revealed. The findings of the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, which includes responses from 155 asset management CEOs in 46 countries, echoed […]
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) has announced the appointment of Bradley Phillips as asset management tax director, covering tax advice to investment funds and asset managers. Phillips joins PwC from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, where he was tax partner focussing on M&A, corporate transactions, tax disputes and investment funds. He currently sits on the LexisNexis Tax Professional […]
Research from PwC has revealed that 97% of asset management CEOs are confident that their revenues will increase over the next three years.
According to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey rising equity markets drove business volumes higher during the quarter to December, with a large majority of investment managers reporting higher fee income.
Italy’s energy services provider CPL Concordia has concluded a deal to sell 49% of its European Gas Network (EGN)to Fondo Sistema Infrastrutture and Fondo PPP Italia.
A new PwC poll of major UK asset management firms reveals that a third are unsure they have sufficient internal resource to manage their firm’s regulatory risk.
PwC has appointed a director and senior manager to its real estate practice to help expand its growing asset and investment management services.
According to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey business volumes in the asset management sector were broadly flat – the first time that they have not grown since June 2012.
Investment managers believe regulation is the biggest challenge to the sector’s growth, PwC’s Paula Smith says.