Private Equity Partners (PEP) and Keyhaven Capital Partners, the independent London-based private equity investment firm, have finalised an agreement to launch an Italian private equity co-investment partnership, dedicated to SMEs, pre-IPO and buy-out investments.09 Dec 2013
Italy's Banca Mediolanum posted total net inflows of €563m in November.09 Dec 2013
Italy's independent asset management company Azimut has posted total net inflows of some €3bn since the beginning of 2013.09 Dec 2013
Threadneedle Investments has announced the appointment of Noël Luchena as sales director Institutional Clients based in its Swiss team in Zurich.09 Dec 2013
Skandia, the Swedish mutual group, has announced that its life insurance fixed income team has taken over management of fixed income portfolios from DNB for products available from the group's fund manufacturing arm Skandia Fonder as it seeks to build volume in the Swedish institutional market.09 Dec 2013
Jens Nordvig, managing director, head of Fixed Income Research, Americas and global head of G10 FX Strategy at Nomura, has warned that the chief risk to the eurozone may have shifted to the French sovereign bond market.09 Dec 2013
Total net inflows of Banca Generali in November amounted to €123m, of which €97m gathered by the Banca Generali network (€1,349m YTD) and €26m gathered by the Banca Generali Private Banking (€780m YTD).06 Dec 2013
La Française REIM, the property investor, has used its latest quarterly newsletter to consider both the economic context of investing in the asset class currently, as well as the role of property related debt as part of actively managed portfolios.06 Dec 2013
The Swedish Investment Fund Association - Fondbolagens förening - has added commercial law firm Hökerberg & Söderqvist Advokatbyrå as a new associate member.06 Dec 2013
Italy's Banca Intermobiliare has hired ten private bankers ahead of its sale by Veneto Banca.06 Dec 2013
Italy's Veneto Banca is planning to sell its controlling stake in Banca Intermobiliare (BIM) as part of measures to strengthen its capital base.06 Dec 2013
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has announced that Richard Hodges will take on the management of three Legal & General fixed income funds, replacing Michel Canoy who will be leaving the company at the end of January 2014.06 Dec 2013
Only 16% of investors are worried about a eurozone breakup compared with 36% in 2012, a private client survey by JP Morgan Private Bank revealed.06 Dec 2013
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.05 Dec 2013
Amundi Real Estate, the €7bn manager, has acquired its first wholly owned London office building through its retail property collective investment scheme OPCI.05 Dec 2013
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) is gaining ground across the European asset management industry, but Italy's is still weighted to the retail investor.
Henderson Global Investors has won the Group of the Year category at the InvestmentEurope Fund Manager of the Year Awards, with Polar Capital taking Specialist Group of the Year.
InvestmentEurope's Pension Fund Forum is taking place today, 21 November, in Zurich - offering a programme of individual speakers and panel discussion throughout the day.