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Delay for AIFMD third-country passport extension

It looks like the EU will hold off on AIFMD third-country passport extensions until Brexit develops a clearer path. Ugo Bassi, Director of Financial Markets, pointed towards the technical complexities and ongoing assessment period, also in light of Brexit, at … Continue reading

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Global asset management regulation and investor protection – what the industry needs to do

Multi-Convergence in Global Asset Management – Regulation in the Spotlight For the last few years, the global asset management industry has seen increasingly blurry lines of demarcation in key business areas previously treated as silos. – On the product side, … Continue reading

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Asia Asset Management Trends 2012

After speeches in Milan (Il Salone del Risparmio) and Stockholm (Nordic Fund Selector Forum), I spent last week in Asia to see clients and present at the Asia Fund Forum in Hong Kong. As usual, I stayed at the Upper … Continue reading

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The Importance of Brand in Asset Management – Discussion with BNY Mellon Investment Management Asia CEO Alan Harden at Fund Forum Asia 2012

FUND FORUM ASIA INTERVIEW 2012 – BRAND VERSUS BOUTIQUE Is There Space For Niche Players In A Brand-Conscious Market?  During the main conference of the Fund Forum Asia 2012 in Hong Kong, I had the pleasure of discussing brand in … Continue reading

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Whitepaper on Asia Fund Distribution with Nomura Research Institute (NRI)

For many years I have had the great pleasure of working closely with Nomura Research Institute’s head of research, Sadayuki Horie.  Taking turns between Tokyo and New York, Horie’s insights into the Japan asset management industry have helped us shape our … Continue reading

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Emerging Market M&A activities: Brazil – BTG Pactual’s IPO heavily oversubscribed

As I wrote in recent blogs on Brazil’s M&A activity, the country shows no signs of cooling down: – “Latin America in Asset Management – Quantifying the Opportunities for Brazil and the region” – “Brazil takes the lead: Net cash … Continue reading

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Keynote speech at Nordic Fund Selection Forum 2012 – Stockholm, Sweden

After the huge investor education event at Bocconi University in Milan – 10,000 people in three days, I left for Stockholm at night for the Nordic Fund Selection Forum.  As I wrote in a recent blog, the Nordics have been … Continue reading

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