In recent years, we have seen a gradual change in the composition of multi-asset investment portfolios, as asset managers with long term horizons have sought to boost returns amid a historically low interest rate environment. As their fund structures are evolving and becoming more sophisticated, asset managers are increasingly looking to the expertise of asset […]
“During a quarter that featured falling oil prices, a Bank of Canada rate cut and uneven global economic data, Canadian pension plans generated positive returns for the seventh consecutive quarter,” the RBC Investor & Treasury Services quarterly survey. According to the $600bn RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan universe – the industry’s most comprehensive universe […]
The continuing low rate environment and ongoing depressed yields in traditional asset classes represent significant challenges for investors. Institutional investors are no exception, and, as a result, are increasingly considering new avenues to achieve the returns they need to meet their liabilities. A report published by Mckinsey & Co in 2014 estimated that three-quarters of […]
Royal Bank of Canada Investor Treasury Services (RBC Investor & Treasury Services) today announced the appointment of Pascal Thorens as managing director Switzerland.
Sébastien Danloy, head of Investor Services, Europe & Offshore at RBC Investor & Treasury Services sees momentum behind Ucits V being agreed before European elections in 2014.