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Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
Investment Strategy

Pure-play asset managers to benefit from crisis

Asset management M&A activ­ity is expected to rise this year, with continued distressed sales by invest­ment banks and insurance companies, but the good news for pension funds is the emergence of a strong independent sector in Europe. According to the latest report by Jefferies Putnam Lovell, an asset management researcher and corporate advisor, pure-play asset […]
Investment Strategy

Counting the cost of the short-selling ban

With the lifting of the ban on covered short selling of all but financial stocks from tomorrow, investors and managers may be counting the costs and wondering whether there was any benefit from a ban which extended further than those imposed by all other western governments.
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