What does MiFid II really mean for Long-Only Asset Management? Standfirst: MiFID II is coming and if asset managers think they’ll get by with relatively little change, they could be in for a rude awakening. MiFID II – Europe’s answer to the financial crisis – is on the way in January 2018 and it’s got…

The Consolidation of Long Only Asset Managers & its Implications on Recruitment Coming together: The future of Long Only Asset Management Standfirst: What does the consolidation of long only asset managers mean for the future of recruitment? In the long only asset management sector, all the talk in recent years has been about coming together….

By Nicola Meaden Grenham, PhD, Senior Adviser, Armstrong International Investment competition in the private markets continues to advance at a speedy pace. It is particularly strong in Europe as an increasing number of mid-sized North American pension funds enter a market that has been, hitherto, the domain of the large institutional investors and the sovereign…

Links: Opalesque: North American institutions eye European infrastructure investments Reuters: Investors up allocations to riskier European assets-surveys Institutional Asset Manager: North American institutional investors eyeing European property and infrastructure investments Financial Times: US investors seek riskier EU infrastructure deals

Many graduates considering their future career have traditionally been attracted to the “work hard, retire early” image that banking appeared to represent. Pore over spreadsheets late into the night, work 16-hour days and, if you believe in outdated and inaccurate stereotypes, drive off into the sunset to retire at 40. The problem is that banking…

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