The European Securities and Markets Authority's (ESMA's) final guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive (AIFMD) are likely to have an adverse effect for fund managers, according to Deloitte.
If "Absolute Return" was the buzzword of 2012, this year has started with a series of managers promoting the attraction of their multi-asset funds.
Headline news from the euro area has been downbeat, but amid the gloom there are signs of progress, according to Ian Stewart, Deloitte's chief economist in the UK.
Ian Stewart, Deloitte's chief economist, says there is an ongoing puzzle around productivity in the UK, in light of levels of unemployment relative to the state of the economy.
Fund management companies in Brazil, Russia, India and China could become targets for mergers and joint ventures with European and North American financial institutions that want access to faster growing markets, according to a report from Deloitte LLP....
Nearly three-quarters (72%) of surveyed managers view the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) as a business threat, according to a survey from Deloitte LLP, the business advisory firm.
Ian Stewart, Deloitte's chief economist in the UK, has drawn up a list of cautionary points for bond investors to consider amidst ongoing demand for certain debt instruments.
Guided architecture and increased support for cross-border distribution look increasingly likely, but strong barriers remain according to those in the field.
Offering institutional share classes to retail investors could help asset managers to comply with the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), Deloitte has said. The FSA has confirmed that RDR rules will outlaw commission on legacy investments from January 2013....
The first joint report by Swedish bank SEB and accountant Deloitte into the Swedish economy predicts that the country will experience a slowdown but no recession this year.
Consulting company Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has expanded its Benelux offering due to increased demand from clients in the region for specialist business advisory expertise.
SLI appoints three fund selectors, LGIM recruits head of global rates from Aberdeen, Investec hires clean power adviser, Mercer recruits retirement specialist from rival, Towers Watson merges investment research teams.
Deloitte’s former head of private client services in Cyprus is moving to London to work for Barclays Wealth.