Capital Markets Masterclass

Attendees of NICSA’s annual General Membership Meeting received a comprehensive overview focused on the sunny investment environment of today as well as clouds on the horizon. Dr. David Kelly, Chief Global Strategist and Head of the Global Market Insights Strategy Team at J.P. Morgan, led the general session. “We are now in the 10thyear of…

UCITS Assets Could Quadruple by 2048, According to ALFI’s 30th Anniversary Report

Guest Author: ALFI According to the report issued today by ALFI to mark ALFI’s 30th anniversary, UCITS assets have the potential to grow at a compound rate of 5% in the next three decades, with average annual net sales flows rising from €201 billion in 2017 to €860 billion in thirty years. As long as…

Trends on the Advisor Landscape

Author: NICSA Asset managers gained valuable insight on how to capture advisors’ attention and leave a lasting impression during a recent #WebinarWednesday presentation on the topic. Meredith Lloyd Rice, Vice President at Cogent Reports, Market Strategies International, moderated the session. “I’ll be sharing highlights from two of our syndicated research products: our Advisor Brandscape® and our…

NICSA Recognizes Leaders in Asset Management at General Membership Meeting

NICSA will be recognizing outstanding leadership in the global asset management industry at its GMM in Boston. Nominated by their colleagues within the asset management industry, the award winners are chosen by an independent panel of judges comprised of distinguished industry leaders. Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate excellence in innovation! Read press release. This…

Luxembourg Limited Partnerships and Raifs Are on the Rise

Guest Author: Susanne Weismüller, Senior Legal Adviser, ALFI  Two Luxembourg vehicles have shown an impressive development since their inception: the special limited partnership (SLP, or abbreviated in French as SCSp) and the reserved alternative investment fund (RAIF). Looking at the evolution since the beginning of this year, the total number of Luxembourg SLPs increased from 1702…

NICSA To Be Featured at ALFI Global Distribution Conference

Author: Jim Fitzpatrick, President of NICSA NICSA will once again partner with ALFI for the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry’s Global Distribution Conference from September 25-26 , where 650+ senior representatives from the global distribution community will convene to learn about the latest developments on the global distribution landscape. The conference will reflect on…

Recognizing Social Engineering: How to Build “Guardians of the Enterprise”

Author: NICSA One out of every 2,500 calls into financial call centers is a fraud call.1This staggering statistic is part of a growing and evolving trend in the asset management industry. Fraudsters are on the rise, and their methods of exploitation are becoming increasingly sophisticated. “I cannot think of another topic that has captivated our…

LUXEMBOURG LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS AND RAIFS ARE ON THE RISE

Author: Susanne Weismüller, Senior Legal Adviser, ALFI Two Luxembourg vehicles have shown an impressive development since their inception: the special limited partnership (SLP, or abbreviated in French as SCSp) and the reserved alternative investment fund (RAIF). Looking at the evolution since the beginning of this year, the total number of Luxembourg SLPs increased from 1702 in…

Sneak Peek at NICSA GMM Speaker Line-up

NICSA’s General Membership Meeting will take place October 11 and 12 in Boston. Here, thought leaders within the asset management industry will convene to discuss the top issues facing today’s asset management industry, including enhanced data analytics, evolving resource allocation, and increased focus on Next Genproduct and distribution models. Here’s a sneak peek at this year’s GMM…

Panel Examines Unconscious Bias, Encourages ‘Building Bridges’

Author: Dervedia Thomas, Editor, Fund Action Date: July 2018 The asset management industry should take a closer look at unconscious bias and pay more attention to nuances within employee demographics to foster inclusion, industry pros said at a recent Fund Intelligence breakfast briefing. “Sometimes when we speak about women, we neglect women of color,” Shaunice Hawkins, principal at Evolutions…

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