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.