Yearly Archives: 2010

industry-focus
24/07/2010

The global financial crisis of 2008 – 2009 fundamentally changed the dynamic for the investment management business: Operating margins for investment management firms had fallen to an all-time low. Regulators introduced ever more onerous and wide-ranging requirements. Much of the …

Read more


perf+risk
01/06/2010

Market events over the last few years have increased the profile of risk management within investment management firms and among clients who are becoming more cautious, continuously monitoring their manager’s processes and procedures – including their ability to manage all …

Read more


heads+squares
18/05/2010

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, the continued growth in Over The Counter (OTC) derivatives volumes has highlighted the need to guard against the systemic risks (eg the risk of a default of one firm spreading through the …

Read more


results
01/03/2010

Expanding into new regions is on the agenda Senior executives from the investment management industry feel confident enough about the future that they are expanding into new geographical locations, according to a survey taken at Investit’s bi-annual industry conference. The …

Read more


Handshake+squares_small
24/01/2010

Transparency is a word that seems to be on everybody’s mind. It seems that someone somewhere is always calling for greater transparency to be provided. We have had the scandal of MPs’ expenses, concerns about bank charges, and reservations expressed …

Read more