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Colombia grew by 4.6% in 2014, driven by construction and consumption – LatAm Trends

Colombia’s DANE (el departamento administrativo national de estadistica) confirmed GDP (producto interno bruto) growth of 4.6% in 2014, despite the price decline for oil. Mining and energy was the drag, shrinking by 0.2%. Brazil on the other hand has to … Continue reading

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Monaco Fund Forum 2013: Lights, Camera, Action…

Where to begin… the Monaco Fund Forum International 2013, the largest asset management conference in the world, was another milestone. Featuring Sir Bob Geldof along with hundreds of CEOs worldwide, conference director Jenny Adams went out on a limb and … Continue reading

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Global retirement themes: target returns, DB/DC, LDI, plan design, education, risk

As I am spending more and more time on the institutional side of the business in recent years – as part of the overall theme of multi-convergence in the industry -, I am always intrigued with the work done by … 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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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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